Sisanda Fundaytion: Funday Programme Manager

Sisanda Fundaytion
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 July, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Sisanda FunDaytion is a non-profit organisation working with volunteers to influence the lives of disadvantaged children in South Africa through recreation, education and inspirational fun.  The organisation, now running 3 different programmes, started in March 2009 and has since impacted over 7700 children and 2500 volunteers while developing strong connections with a wide range of community organisations and partners.

Sisanda FunDaytion seeks to appoint a Funday Programme Manager, a part-time, office-based role based in Cape Town.

Purpose of the appointment is managing the Sisanda FunDaytion annual Fun Day programme and will coordinate all the logistics relating to the preparation, execution and follow-up for the individual Fun Days on a monthly basis, as well as supporting the delivery of the Youth Connect Programme.

  • Planning, coordinating and finalising details for every Fun day;
  • Safety & risk assessments for areas and activities taking place on the Fun day;
  • Managing Funday Programme budgets, finances and admin;
  • Brief and supervise the group of Activity Leaders as well as various Volunteers;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with beneficiaries, donors and other stakeholders;
  • Support the Youth Connect Programme  in all aspects of its service delivery
  • Team leader / Junior management experience;
  • Creative and dynamic personality;
  • Ability to work in a small team and to lead a team including volunteers;
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal;
  • Ability to think on your feet and adapt easily to change;
  • Experience of project management in the NGO sector desirable;
  • Valid SA Drivers Licence, access to own car and laptop;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Desire to work with disadvantaged children;
  • Xhosa speaking advantageous but not essential
  • An energetic person with general project management skills;
  • A degree of flexibility, willing to participate in  some weekend activities. 
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