Executive Welfare Council: Housemother

Executive Welfare Council of the AFM of SA
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 17 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 

The AFM Welfare Council is one of South Africa's most successful and long-standing welfare organisations with a proud history. It all started in 1938 when the first two orphans were left at the front door of Pastor Gerrie Wessels in Brixton. He took the initiative and the church started a Children's Home. And the rest, as they say, is history

AFM Welfare Council seeks to appoint a three Housemothers to be based in Gauteng:

  • House Wees Gerus (Florida)
  • House Impact (Edenvale)
  • House Dorandia (Pretoria North)

 Salary package includes:

  • Salary
  • Meals and accommodation


  • Overall management of the day-to-day care of 9 to 12 traumatised children
  • Overall running and management of a large household
  • All driving duties for the children within the centre, i.e. school, sport activities, hospital/ clinic, therapy appointments, etc
  • In partnership with the social worker, facilitate the CYCC programmes
  • Regular communication/ feedback with the relevant stakeholders, including ongoing communication and engagement with the CYCC social worker, regarding the children
  • All administrative work, regarding the children and the CYCC
  • Form part of and work effectively within a multi-professional team


  • Matric
  • Training/ Experience in working with children; (Preference will be given to registered Child and Youth Care Workers and those with relevant experience)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Proficiency in English (and additional SA languages will be an advantage)
  • Driver’s License and PDP (Experienced drivers will be preferred)
  • Aged 35 and above
  • Health (Healthy lifestyle, Non- drinker/ Non- Smoker)
  • Preferably married (at least 7 years married)
  • Willing and able to participate in extensive training
  • Must have passion for and experience in working with children

To apply, submit your CV to Lizelle De Bruyn- afmwelf@rsn.co.za  indicate clearly- which area/ House the application is for

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more about AFM Welfare Council, refer to www.umephi.org

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies 


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