Themba Interactive: Project Officer - Human Rights and Diversity

Themba Interactive - Initiatives for Life
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 1 March, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Themba Interactive is registered as an nonprofit organisation, Section 21 Company (Registration number: 2004/021514/08) and a public benefit organisation (section 18A for tax exemption). Themba specialises in the use of applied drama methodologies and processes to create safe spaces - particularly amongst youth, people from disadvantaged communities and other at-risk groups - to converse about issues that matter in their lives and to provide important knowledge about HIV/AIDS, safer sex and related issues as well as negotiation, communication and other life skills. The organisation utilises international and home-grown theatre methodologies to engage its audiences and participants. Informed by the concept of forum theatre and drama therapy, the Interactive Themba Theatre (ITT) methodology maximises audience participation in a non-invasive manner and engages participants in what is called experiential learning.

Themba Interactive seeks to appoint a Project Officer for the Human Rights, Diversity and Social Justice Project, based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership over the planning and implementation of an LGBTI awareness project targeted at various social service stakeholders;
  • Create a monitoring and evaluation plan for the project and ensure its implementation according to the highest standards of the organisation;
  • Uphold the brand, mission and vision of the project and organidsation as well as communicating the vision of the project to all relevant stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Applied drama and theatre professional (preferable), excellent facilitation skills, community work experience.

To apply, submit a CV to performances@themba.org.za.

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

For more about Themba Interactive, refer to www.themba.org.za.

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

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