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Childline Mpumalanga is recruiting and invites applications for the job vacancy: Intensive Economic Strengthening Facilitators [x32 posts].
Closing Date: 28 January 2024
Location: To be based at the following office:
- REF: 13X TO BE BASED AT EHLANZENI
- REF: 8X TO BE BASED AT GERT SIBANDE
- REF: 11X TO BE BASED AT NKANGALA
Childline Mpumalanga is seeking to appoint IES Facilitator to provide training on entrepreneurship, employability, financial literacy, and sexual harassment in-group settings.
The incumbent shall coordinate and oversee the implementation of Economic Strengthening activities and mentors and support the participants. be responsible for working with groups of vulnerable young women in safe spaces in the community.
Establish a trusting relationship with the young women in the different groups and provide mentoring in IES activities and referrals to essential services to ensure young women are empowered, remain healthy and HIV-free. The Mentor will work under the supervision of the IES District Coordinator.
ABOUT CHILDLINE MPUMALANGA
Childline Mpumalanga is an NGO with its provincial office in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province focusing on Child Protection Service.
The Childline Mpumalanga (CLMPU) office was launched seventeen years ago in 2003 as the need of children in Mpumalanga was observed.
Childline Mpumalanga (affiliated to Childline South Africa) is operating very effectively and has been acknowledge for its efforts through three awards from the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism (KLCBT).
Now in its 25th year, Childline South Africa operates in all the 9 provinces in South Africa. Childline South Africa is affiliated to Child Helpline International and provides telephonic counselling and where necessary and appropriate, links children with services they require for rescue and /or assistance in and around their areas.
The organisation invites applications for the vacancy: 1 x HR INTERN: (HR/11/2023) (Fixed term employment contract).
Facilitate the enrolment of 20-24 Young women into IES project. • Facilitate profiling and needs assessment of young women. • Develop savings plan with participant and follow up on progress. • Provide foundational training.
Provide any other training that may be deemed appropriate and beneficial to the participant. • Provide ongoing mentoring and support to young women enrolled in IES intensive. • Support participants to develop personalized career and savings plans.
Prepare and support young women or beneficiaries for employment. • Continuously review young women’s progress against the identified career path and savings plan • Provide social support, assist with problem-solving, and carefully monitor participant safety, with special attention to young women that have been linked to private sector opportunities.
Link young women to business networks and organizations providing supportive services to young entrepreneurs. • Generate daily and weekly reports. • Provide training to mentors on a mentor manual featuring guidance on providing individualized support to participants
Cascade trainings to mentors, observe trainings, and use the supportive supervision materials provided • Supervise and manage a group of mentors and ensure quality assurance for all training • Regularly review mentor notes and follow up to ensure participant satisfaction with mentors.
Ensure participant safety and safeguarding incidents are attended to timeously and effectively • Report on progress, challenges and local risk management to the District Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
- Completed High school education (Grade 12 Certificate)
- Female 24 — 35 years’ old
- Lives in the community within the District where the project will be implemented (Gert Sibande, Ehlanzeni and Nkangala)
- 1-year experience in community work (Community CBO Voluntary, Community Care worker, IES Mentor & Facilitator experience will be an advantage)
- Passionate about empowering young women and Knowledge of youth development programmes
- Ability to train, coach and mentor IES Youth Workers(Mentors)
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
- Live in the community where the DREAMS project will be implemented
- Be able to communicate effectively in English and at least 1 other local language
- Ability to work under pressure and must have strong interpersonal skills
- Flexible and willingness to undertake additional responsibilities.
HOW TO APPLY
Only applicants possessing the prescribed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, AGE AND GENDER are invited to submit their electronic CVs and application letters with a Reference on the subject line.
CV forwarded without a CORRECT REFERENCE NUMBER will not be considered. NB: Non-South African applicants must be ni possession of a valid work permit.
Suitable candidates who meet the requirements should submit their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with certified documents. quoting the reference number to: [email protected] HR Department.
Failure to attach requested documents will result in a disqualification. Ensure that the reference number is clearly indicated as advertised.
NB: Please note that when you are shortlisted and invited for interview you will be requested to bring along your Original qualifications for Quality Assurance Verification NB.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only If you have not heard from us within 30 working days, consider your application unsuccessful. Childline Mpumalanga promotes principles of employment equity reserves the right not to fill this vacancy
Closing Date: 28 January 2024 16:00 (Ignore the error on the closing date on the pictures, please refer to the Childline Mpumalanga Facebook page).
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