CANSA: Community Mobiliser / Nursing Sister

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 June, 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/Nursing Sister, based in Springbok, Northern Cape with travelling within the Namakwa areas. .


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


  • Tertiary qualification in primary health care (proof of registration and paid-up fees a pre-requisite);
  • Experience in community-based Primary Health Care is a pre-requisite, community development, palliative/oncology nursing and Lymphoedema management will be an advantage;
  • Microsoft knowledge is essential;
  • Certified driver’s license and own transport is a definite pre-requisite;
  • Must be willing to drive long distances with own transport (CANSA offers a Travel Allowance);
  • Experience in community health;
  • 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;
  • Knowledge of volunteer management;
  • Strictly non-smoker.

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 General Manager, Dorothy Du Plooy at or fax to: 086 512 8526.
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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