Parent Centre: Programme Manager (Position Filled)

The Parent Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 31 January, 2015
Opportunity type: 

The Parent Centre is a nonprofit, primary preventive organisation offering comprehensive parenting education and support services. 

The Parent Centre seeks to appoint a Programme Manager for the Parenting and Community Empowerment & Support (PACES), based in 

This is a permanent, full-time subject to a six-month probationary period.

Starting date:  As soon as possible.


  • Programme knowledge; planning and co-ordination;
  • Monitoring programme activities, processes and outcomes;
  • Representing the interests of the programme intra-organisationally; locally; nationally and internationally;
  • Recruiting, selecting and management of programme staff;
  • Overseeing facilitation and/or co-ordination of programme-specific training;
  • Supervising staff;
  • Coordinating programme evaluation and research.


  • Must be a Social Worker with a special interest in the parenting field;
  • Current registration with South African Council for Social Service Professions;
  • Minimum of five years supervision and management experience;
  • A developmental and clinical approach will be an advantage;
  • Ability to function within a middle management team;
  • Proficiency in English-verbal and written skills and proficiency in Afrikaans.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence;
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Word; Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Have hands-on parenting experience – an essential element;
  • Some specialised knowledge about parenting.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three recent referees and motivation letter to or fax to: 021 762 5160. Alternatively, post The Director, The Parent Centre, PO Box 18889 Wynberg 7824. 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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