BRANCH ASSISTANT – IKAGENG (Salary: R6 890.00 per month)
IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organisation exists to reduce inequality in South Africa, and its track record of matric results, access to post-school opportunities, and alumni success is proof that positive change is possible.
IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Branch Assistant based in Ikageng. The Branch Assistant – Ikageng, reports to the Branch Coordinator - Ikageng. This social entrepreneur must be passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities, and want to make a difference. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in a by-youth for-youth educational movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands.
● Communication and logistics for daily activities, programme delivery and events.
● Personally taking attendance at every homework and tutoring session and ensure that learners' attendance improves (reliability, commitment and good rapport with learners).
● Organize meetings and compile minutes.
● Data capturing and filing.
● Collecting school reports and entering data into database (consistently ensuring that reports are collected, filed and that data is captured).
● Communicating with volunteers and learners through email, phone and bulk sms.
● Assisting with general administration and providing assistance to the branch coordinator.
● Assisting with general lab duties such as printing, photocopying and ensures proper usage and maintenance of the environment.
● Teach computer literacy to learners after school using a simple curriculum provided by IkamvaYouth (Computer literacy skills, tutoring/presenting/teaching experience and ability).
Qualification & Competencies required:
● A degree or a post-matric qualification
● Highly entrepreneurial outlook and can-do attitude;
● Organized and efficient;
● Impeccable time management skills, data collection and reporting must be accurate and timely;
● Passion for working with young people and a pro-active energy;
● Ability to work alone and take initiative;
● Adept at using computers (Microsoft Office, social media and internet);
● Ability to work virtually (many discussions, meetings and document development occur collaboratively online);
● Good communications and writing skills;
● Attention to detail;
● As an organization that supports community development, the preferred candidate would be South African and ideally reside in the North-West Province.
Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to with the subject heading “Ikageng BA” by close of business Monday, 15th October 2017.
Due to the volume of applicants, should you not receive feedback within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.