Monday, 18 January 2016

IkamvaYouth Branch Assistant Opportunity 2016

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Branch Assistant based in Mahikeng. The 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.

Salary: R5 600 per month

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


  • Teach Computer Literacy to learners after school using a simple curriculum provided by IkamvaYouth (Computer literacy skills, tutoring/presenting/teaching experience and ability)

  • Organize meetings and compile minutes (Good writing skills)

  • Data capturing and Filing (Attention to detail)

  • Communication and logistics for daily activities, programme delivery and events Organization and communication skills)

  • Personally taking attendance at every homework and tutoring session and ensuring that learners’ attendance improves (Reliability, commitment and good rapport with learners)

  • 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 (Ability to identify needs, take initiative and be a reliable team member)

  • Assisting with general lab duties such as printing, photocopying and ensures proper usage and maintenance of the environment. (Computer skills and organization)

Qualification & Competencies required:

  • A degree or a post-matric qualification

  • Highly entrepreneurial outlook

  • 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);

  • As an organization that supports community development, the preferred candidate would be South African and ideally reside in the North West Province.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to with the subject heading “Mahikeng BA” by 22 January 2016

Share this