CHOC: Divisional Assistant

CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 10 June, 2013
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The Childhood Cancer (CHOC) Foundation South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that provides support for children suffering from cancer and life-threatening blood disorders as well as their families.

CHOC seeks to appoint a Divisional Assistant, based in Pretoria.

The person will support the Divisional Manager in taking CHOC’s work forward.


  • Provide office administrative support including financial work, the management of supplies and equipment, stock control and inventories;
  • Assist with fundraising and awareness events including assistance with identifying potential small-scale donors and donor management;
  • Assist with coordinate and hold children’s events;
  • Input information onto the CRM database;
  • Attend meetings as required by the Divisional Manager;
  • Assist at the treatment centres as required by the Divisional Manager.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in office administration;
  • Excellent IT skills;
  • Minimum of five years financial experience at cashbook level;
  • Minimum of five years experience in fundraising, donor management and event management;
  • Database experience;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work cross-organisationally and  innovatively;
  • Unendorsed Code 08 driving license and own transport for CHOC business;
  • Willingness to work outside of normal office hours when required;
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters;
  • Function effectively and quickly without constant supervision;
  • Team player;
  • Non-smoker.

CHOC does not provide contributions to a medical aid scheme, a retirement, pension or provident fund or a 13th month cheque. Cost of living adjustments are made in July of each year. It does offer the opportunity to play a key role in making a difference to children with cancer or life threatening blood disorders and their families/caregivers.

To apply submit a CV (maximum of four pages) and contact details of at least two recent referees to reach to

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

Applicants who have not heard by 14 June 2013 can assume that their application was not successful.

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