IkamvaYouth: Branch Coordinator - Chesterville

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 3 September, 2012
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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 social entrepreneur as Branch Coordinator, based in Chesterville, KwaZulu-Natal.

The social entrepreneur must be passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities, and wants to make a difference. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in a by-youth for-youth educational movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands.


  • Coordinate the branch, after-school sessions and weekend tutorials;
  • Ensure policies and processes are implemented for successful programme delivery;
  • Recruit, coordinate and support volunteer tutors and mentors;
  • Community liaison; with the schools, community centres, CBOs and NGOs;
  • Fundraise to build and sustain the branch (meeting with funders, writing proposals and reports, reporting, monitoring and evaluation);
  • Manage an office and ensure accurate and up-to date data collection and administration for monitoring and evaluation;
  • Budgeting, financial management and reporting;
  • Coordinate branch communication (social media, website, group e-mail discussion lists, newsletters, etc.) together with other ikamvanites;
  • Lead a team of volunteers to implement the supplementary tutoring, career guidance and mentoring and holiday programmes.


  • Management skills to manage a branch, staff, donors, sponsors, funders, learners, and community expectations;
  • Organised and efficient with impeccable time management skills, data collection and reporting must be accurate and timely;
  • Passion for working with young people and a pro-active energy;
  • Ability to work alone and take initiative;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, social media and internet;
  • Ability to work virtually (online).
  • "Can do" attitude and belief is very important.

Salary: R7 000 – R9 000 per month, depending on experience and qualifications.

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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