IkamvaYouth: Branch Assistant - Potchefstroom

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 17 April, 2013
Opportunity type: 

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty and into university has once again shown that transformation is possible, despite the odds.

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Branch Assistant based in in in Ikageng, North West.

The Branch Assistant will work alongside the Branch Coordinator to ensure that the branch achieves its key objectives. As an organisation that supports community development, the preferred candidate should ideally be from Ikageng, be passionate about the power of education to transform lives and make a difference.

The person will report to the Branch Coordinator and Branch Committee.


  • Teach Computer Literacy to learners after school using a simple curriculum provided by IkamvaYouth;
  • Organise meetings and compile minutes;
  • Data capturing and filing;
  • Communication and logistics for daily activities, programme delivery and events;
  • Personally take attendance at every homework and tutoring session as well as ensuring that learners' attendance improves;
  • Collect school reports and entering data into database;
  • Communicate with volunteers and learners through email, phone and bulk SMS;
  • Assist with general administration and providing assistance to the branch coordinator;
  • Assist with general lab duties such as printing, photocopying and ensures proper usage and maintenance of the environment.


  • Matric and one year experience.  A post matric qualification will be an advantage;
  • Computer literacy skills, tutoring/presenting/teaching experience and ability;
  • Writing skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Organisation and communication skills;
  • Reliability and commitment;
  • Ability to identify needs and take initiative;

Salary: R4 500 per month.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to careers@ikamvayouth.org.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted.

For more about IkamvaYouth, refer to http://ikamvayouth.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.


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