The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation : Education and Training Officer – Youth Activism Programme

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation’s (AKF)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Title:  Education and Training Officer – Youth Activism Programme

Job summary:

  • To develop and implement an activist education and training programme for the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation’s (AKF) youth clubs and their members. The AKF aims to establish a minimum of 10 youth clubs per year over a 10-year period.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To develop an appropriate youth activist education and training programme for the AKF youth clubs;
  • To develop an induction programme for the youth clubs and their members;
  • To organise a youth activism library (books, movies, training manuals etc.);
  • To organise regular youth camps with the members and leaders of the youth clubs;
  • Assist with the development of training materials;
  • Establish and manage relationships with people and organisations doing youth activism development work;
  • Work closely within all other programmatic activities at the AKF, to mutually reinforce the training officer’s work and youth activism programme;
  • Work closely with the Youth Activism Programme Manager.

Skills and knowledge required

  • Knowledge of social justice issues and youth activism;
  • Good administrative, analytical, writing, facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Experience in education and training;
  • Ability to lead projects and programmes;
  • Ability to write proposals;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • A valid driver’s licence.

Qualifications required:

  • The applicant must have, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree. This must preferably be in the social sciences area.

Salary Range: R240 000 per annum (all-inclusive salary)

Place of work: Please note our offices are located in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 22 February 2019

For any queries, please call: 011 854 0082
Applications and CV’s must be sent to:

(NB: Please use the word ‘Training Officer’ in the email subject of your application)


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