Refugee Aid Organisation: Office Manager

Refugee Aid Organisation (RAO)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 September, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The Refugee Aid Organisation (RAO) is an organisation that assists refugees and asylum seekers with social assistance. RAO is dedicated in integrating their clients into society and to promote the awareness on the plight of refugees and asylum seekers using a human rights approach.

RAO seeks to appoint an Office Manager, based in Johannesburg.


  • Manage the Johannesburg office;
  • Supervise staff;
  • Ensure that assistance is provided to those that fall within the organisations criteria;
  • Attend and represent the organisation at meetings, conferences and forums;
  • Fundraise and secure funding;
  • Intervene in case work, group work and community work when necessary;
  • Be involved in awareness campaigns;
  • Write reports relating to the position;
  • Analyse and compile statistics.


The candidate shall have knowledge related to

  • Refugees and asylum seekers (law);
  • Experience in the management of people;
  • Project management;
  • Networking;
  • Fundraising.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of at least three referees and motivational letter (one page) to Claudia Serra at Use the reference 'Office Manager' in the subject line.

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

Only eligible candidates should apply. Applicant must hold a valid work permit or have permanent residence in South Africa.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Refugee Aid Organisation’s website ( is not operational.

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