CANSA: Community Mobiliser - Calvinia

Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 30 April, 2013
Opportunity type: 

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is a nonprofit organisation set up to fight cancer and offer support to cancer sufferers.

CANSA seeks to appoint a Community Mobiliser, based in West Coast Region - Calvinia, with travelling in the region.

  • Mobilise and develop communities to deliver the CANSA’s health programmes
  • Be active in initiating income generation (fundraising) activities to ensure sustainability.


  • Tertiary qualification in social services or Professional Nurse (proof of registration and paid-up fees a pre- requisite) or teaching. Previous experience in community development would be an advantage;
  • Microsoft knowledge is essential;
  • Certified driver’s license is a definite a pre-requisite;
  • Strictly non-smoker.                                                        
  • Project management experience;
  • Management/nurturing of community Volunteers;
  • Public speaking/educational health presentations;
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Counselling/humanitarian skills;
  • Ability to deliver results at all times that meet CANSA’s benchmark standards;
  • Strong fundraising initiatives that are mainly ‘community based NGO background will take preference.

NGO background will take preference.
Salary: Negotiable within CANSA’s grading scales.
Starting date: 1 July 2013 or sooner pending availability.
To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter with a certified copy of ID, proof of highest/latest diploma/degree to the Regional Manager – Southern Cape Region at or fax to: 086 542 4125.
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Should you not receive a response from us within 30 days, consider your application was unsuccessful.
CANSA is an equal opportunity employer.

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