Young in Prison South Africa: Director

Young in Prison South Africa (YIPSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 February, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Young in Prison South Africa (YIPSA) is a registered nonprofit organisation that offers a holistic programme, which seeks to prepare children and youth in conflict with law in making the transition from incarceration back into society through imparting life skills for behaviour change, offering skills development for effective reintegration and reducing reoffending.

YIPSA seeks to appoint an experienced and motivated individuals as Director, based at its Head Office in Cape Town.

The Director is responsible for the overall management and direction of the organisation and is accountable to the Board.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years experience in a similar managerial position in the nonprofit sector with a proven track record in human resources management, financial management, programme development and management, and fundraising;
  • Bachelor’s degree and excellent writing and communications skills;
  • Experience in criminal justice reform or related fields and who are familiar with key issues in youth development will be given preference;
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic leadership skills.

YIPSA offers a competitive remuneration package.

To apply, submit a detailed CV, contact details of three referees and motivation letter (maximum two pages) to:

Young in Prison Head Office
41 Community House, Salt River Road
Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

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

Foreign nationals who wish to apply must be in possession of a valid work permit.

Applications should be submitted by 20 February 2015(close of business) in hard copy via registered post or courier to the address below and marked “Application: Director”. No applications received after this date or via e-mail will be accepted. YIPSA is an equal opportunities employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Should you not receive a response within 30 days, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about Young in Prison South Africa, refer to www.younginprison.org.za.

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

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