Women on Farms Project:LABOUR RIGHTS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Women on Farms Project
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 30 October, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

The Women on Farms Project (hereafter referred to as WFP) situated in Stellenbosch was originally a project of Lawyers for Human Rights that began in 1992. In 1996, WFP became an independent non-governmental organisation focusing on providing rights education and capacity development for action and advocacy to women farm workers within the Boland region. At present, the organisation has 3 specific portfolios: Labour Rights, Organisation Building and Social Rights. Within the social rights portfolio there are 2 programmes, maintenance and violence against women.

Women on Farms Project (WFP) seeks to appoint a Labour Rights Programme Coordinator to be based in WFP’s office in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

 Remuneration: dependant on experience and qualification

The goal of the WFP Labour Rights Programme is to contribute, assist and support women farm workers in realising their labour rights.
 
Skills and Experienced required:

  • Relevant Social Science degree
  • Extensive knowledge of labour rights in the agricultural sector
  • Feminist approach to labour rights
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the labour rights movement
  • Strong understanding of the political and economic context
  • Experience in government policy engagement
  • Ability to run effective public campaigns
  • Project management experience
  • Sound communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Xhosa/Afrikaans and English language proficiency
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Driver’s license essential

WFP offers a competitive salary, provident fund and medical aid subsidy. 
 
Closing date: Friday, 30 October 2020. Interviews will be held on 11 November 2020.
 
Please forward your CV and three contactable references to: Sandra Hendricks
reception@wfp.org.za
Fax number: 021 887 2963

For more about Women on Farms Project (WFP), refer to http://www.wfp.org.za

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

 

Location: 
Stellenbosch

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