District Co-ordinators IkamavaYouth

IkamvaYouth is a township-based non-profit organisation, established in 2003. With branches in 7 townships nationally and a growth plan in place, IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint 3 District Co-ordinators:

–          Eastern Cape based in Grahamstown

–          Gauteng based in Midrand

–          Western Cape based in Cape Town

S/he will be based at township, and must be an enthusiastic and pro-active social entrepreneur who is passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities, a person who aims to make a difference.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join an amazing team of change makers and 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.


  • Steering the strategic direction of the district and enabling growth
  •  Budget development and financial management
  • Manage stakeholder relationships, including funders, sponsors and the community
  • Fundraising
  • Producing narrative and financial reports
  • Site visits to branches
  • Supervise branch staff to ensure that the required outcomes are achieved
  • Provide support & 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

An individual with excellent communications skill, both written and verbal will feel at home in this position. A background in project management or the NGO sector will be considered but is not essential. If you are driven, reactive, flexible and able to work with others to help them reach their potential, then this could be the position for you.

Please view www.ikamvayouth.org for more information about the organisation and send a CV and strong motivational letter to: zamo@ikamvayouth.org 

Salary expectation R15,000 –R18,000 (Depending on experience)

Closing date 09 March for Western Cape and Gauteng position.

Closing date 30 May for Easten Cape position.

Correspondence limited to short listed candidates only. No late applications wil be considered.

Lloyd Lungu

031 909 3590
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Lloyd is a self-disciplined and highly goal-driven Industrial Psychology Honours graduate. He is currently a Master's candidate completing his second year of M.Com in Industrial Psychology at the University of the Free State. Lloyd joined IkamvaYouth as a learner in 2012, after matriculating he came back and volunteered as a tutor for the duration of his undergraduate studies at UKZN. He later worked as an Intern in the Chesterville branch. His passion for youth empowerment and inclusion has grown enormously through his time and experience gained within IkamvaYouth and has inspired him to provide career guidance to young township people. He is currently working at the Umlazi Branch as a Branch Assistant.