Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust / Desmond Tutu TB Centre: Facilitators

Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust / Desmond Tutu TB Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 January, 2014
Opportunity type: 

The Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust, in collaboration with the Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC), is currently implementing the Family Matters! Programme (FMP) in Nyanga, an evidence based HIV prevention intervention for Primary Caregivers of pre-adolescence ages 9-12 years. The goal of FMP is to reduce sexual risk behaviour among adolescence by giving primary caregivers the knowledge skills and confidence to deliver primary prevention message to their children. This programme falls within a larger community HIV prevention project and the successful candidate will report to the Project Coordinator. This position is based at Etafeni Centre in Nyanga, Cape Town.
Facilitators (4 post: 2 males and 2 females)


  • Work closely with the Project Coordinator, NGO Development Manager of the Etafeni Day Care Centre, Nyanga and the FMP team to fulfil the project goals;
  • Participate in the training of facilitators;
  • Facilitate the FMP sessions:
    • Facilitating the activities in the FMP Facilitator Manual;
    • Managing discussions on sensitive topics in an inclusive manner;
    • Modelling skills and behaviour;
    • Answering questions;
    • Making personal connections and contact with participants;
    • Demonstrating concern for participants and their families;
    • Using tools during facilitation;
    • Collecting and monitoring data as needed;
    • Referring participants to appropriate social service agencies as needed.
  • Attend regular project meetings;
  • Perform all duties within the context of the Mission, Vision and Values Statement of the Etafeni Day Care Centre.


  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in a related field;
  • Prior experience in facilitating groups of adults;
  • Experience in child adolescent development, parent-child communication, and/or HIV prevention;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Fluent in English and isiXhosa;
  • The ability to work independently as well as within a project team environment;
  • The skills to solve problems independently and effectively;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Sound interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel).


  • Prior Experience in HIV and/or community work will be advantageous;
  • An understanding of local culture;
  • A valid driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of child-rearing: candidates with their own preadolescent children or older or have worked with children in this age group are desired.

Terms: Contract term until 30 September 2014
Applications Closing Date: 24 January 2014
Appointment Date: 11 February 2014

Contact person: Leandie September, Tel: 021 938 9844.
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