Community Development Worker
The Parent Centre
Cape Town, South Africa
16h ago
source : NGO Jobs in Africa

The Parent Centre is a Non-Profit Organisation, primary preventative organization, based in Wynberg Cape Town, offering comprehensive parenting counselling, education and support services.

The employment opportunity for community-based work with teenage parents and care-givers, and father of all ages, is open to suitably qualified applicants who have at least 2 year’s experience working with youth and families.

The Parent Centre seeks to appoint a Community Development Worker to be based in Cape Town.

Type of Employment : Contract, full time position (40 hours per week)

Responsibilities :

  • Implementation of The Parent Centre’s Teen Parenting programme in schools and communities, and will include liaison with schools and community-based organisations, recruitment and administration.
  • Facilitation of community-based Parent Support Groups
  • Networking and community-based talks
  • Implementation of The Parent Centre’s Fatherhood Training programme with community-based and non-profit organisations, as well as interested fathers.
  • This will include networking and liaising with organisations working with fathers, recruiting, administration and the development of training materials.

    Requirements :

  • Matric certificate
  • SAPS Clearance Certificate
  • At least 2 year’s experience working with youth and / or families
  • An understanding of Adolescence and an ability to engage positively and firmly with adolescents
  • Confidence to engage on a professional level with school principals and staff and other community-based professionals
  • An understanding of fatherhood and / or men’s issues
  • Confidence to train a group of fathers of all ages, backgrounds, and life experiences
  • Workshop facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in isiXhosa and english verbal and written / administrative skills
  • Basic computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to take initiative, plan, work both independently and cooperatively, and with diligence
  • The following would be advantageous :

  • A valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency in Afrikaans
  • Parenting experience and experience of working with fathers or men
  • If you meet the requirements, please

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