Grassroot Soccer: Social Workers / Social Auxiliary Workers

Grassroot Soccer South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013
Opportunity type: 

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a South African nonprofit organisation that uses the power of soccer to prevent HIV/AIDS. GRS trains local community-based youth role models as skills coaches to deliver comprehensive HIV prevention and life skills education through rigorously designed and evidence based curricula.

GRC seeks to appoint Social Workers/Social Auxiliary Workers.

The successful candidates will be responsible for employee wellness initiatives and coordinating referrals for various psychosocial issues.

The positions are based GRC offices in:

  • Khayelitsha
  • Soweto
  • Alexandra
  • Kimberley
  • Port Elizabeth

These are contract positions – length to be negotiated.


  • Current registration with the SACSSP or HPCSA;
  • Appropriate qualification and proof of latest registration fees paid essential;
  • Fluency in English and local African language essential;
  • Knowledge of professional protocol and practice in the field of social work essential;
  • Demonstrate a high level of team cohesive behaviour;
  • Ability to establish network relationships with local psychosocial support organisations is essential;
  • Computer literacy is essential;
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) as well as interpersonal skill is essential;
  • Highly organised and strong administration skill is essential;
  • Previous experience working with youth is advantageous;
  • Experience in staff wellness is advantageous;
  • Possess strong facilitation skills or aptitude for facilitation.

To apply, submit a CV and proof of registration to with “SAW and the location you are interested in”; e.g. "SAW Khayelitsha" or "SAW Alexandra", in the subject line.

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

We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

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