IkamvaYouth – Cape Town, Western Cape

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty and into university has once again shown that transformation is possible, despite the odds.

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a District Coordinator, based in Cape Town

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 education movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands.

As an organisation that supports community development, the candidate must be South African and ideally reside in Western Cape Province


Steering the strategic direction of the district and enabling growth;
Budget development and financial management;
Manage stakeholder relationships, including funders, sponsors and the community;
Producing narrative and financial reports
Site visits to branches;
Supervise branch staff to ensure that the required outcomes are achieved;
Provide support and oversight to branch coordinators
Represent and liaise with branch coordinators for Natcom;
Fulfill related HR functions for branches;
Ensure quality delivery of programmes and implementation of IY policies and processes at branches.


Advanced management skills to manage a branches, staff, donors, sponsors, funders, learners, and community expectations;
Highly organised and efficient;
Impeccable time management, data collection and reporting ability;
High level of attention to detail;
Ability to work alone, take initiative, and manage teams;
Adept at using computers (Micosoft Office, social media and internet);
Ability to work virtually (many discussions, meetings and document development occur collaboratively online);
Passion for working with young people, a pro-active energy and an outgoing personality will be most suitable for this role;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Minimum of three year degree and five years’ work experience (ideally in youth development; project planning, implementation and management)
Own transport will be an advantage

To apply, submit a CV WITH motivation letter to careers@ikamvayouth.org. Please use “WC DC” in your subject line

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted.

For more about IkamvaYouth, refer to http://ikamvayouth.org.www518.jnb1.host-h.net.

Salary: R17,250.00 /month