SAAYC: Secretary to the Board

Southern African Association of Youth Clubs
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 25 April, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The Southern African Association of Youth Clubs (SAAYC) is a nonprofit, membership organisation that works in youth development.

SAAYC seeks to appoint a Secretary to the Board, based at SAAYC National Office in Florida, Johannesburg.

S/he will report to Board Chairperson and Executive Director. S/he will give support to Board, Sub Committees and New Co.


  • Provide effective and efficient service to the Board, its sub committees and New Co including preparing and producing minutes, reports, agenda and documents;
  • Design and provide orientation for new Board members;
  • Project/events management: arrange venue, equipment and attendance register and travel booking;
  • Administer the search process for new Board members;
  • Filing and general administration;
  • Manage document process;
  • Review effectiveness of governance processes;
  • Research and any other duty in support of the corporate governance, legal and compliance;
  • Provide legal advice and support on related matters where necessary.


  • Senior certificate;
  • Appropriate secretarial/administrative qualification;
  • Minimum of three years experience in performing Board related secretarial duties;
  • Knowledge in law and mitigation, a formal qualification and experience will be an advantage;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Dynamic, results driven and self-starter;
  • Innovative team player;
  • Accurate recollection of decision;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Entry level mediation and litigation;
  • In depth knowledge and extensive understanding of governance;
  • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Suite;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours;
  • Ability to maintain high level confidentiality;
  • Legal knowledge.

Salary: R169 000 - R221 000 per annum inclusive of benefits.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees, certified copies of qualifications and motivation letter to Claudia Matshepo Sibiya at

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

Enquiries: Tel: 011 674 5405/6.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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