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Project Manager in St. Lucia
Zululand, South Africa
Teaching & Community Support Coordinator
Teaching and Sports Volunteer Coordinator
Medical Volunteer Coordinator
Greater Kruger Area, South Africa
We are looking for an energized passionate and personable manager to head up our community projects.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. If you would like to be involved with impactful projects that look to empower local African community members to be able to support themselves, their families and the greater community beyond.
Your main role will be to manage every aspect of the projects, working in conjunction with an Operations Manager. You will coordinate volunteers in the community ensuring they understand the project aims and objectives and their role always considering volunteer experience, child development, and that community partner expectations are met. On project, you will guide and assist volunteers through activities. You will be in charge of project briefings before activities to manage volunteer’s expectations and have a debrief session after. It will be your responsibility that the project runs smoothly.
Most days will be spent out on project in the community. You will spend a great deal of time with volunteers. The rest of your time will be focussed on relationship building with our community partners and project development. Our Community projects in this location are well founded and require an individual who understands working in rural African communities and has boundless energy and patience. We need someone that always sees potential, is solution orientated and willing to work hard to support these deserving communities.
It is important that you are detail orientated as there is always admin and tracking of the projects. It is vital to record and track progress in all our projects to ensure we are always developing and improving projects. Such administrative jobs will include creating weekly schedules, class assessments, tracking volunteer involvement and impact, creating relevant social media posts, collecting volunteer feedback, monthly reports, etc.
You will also be expected to do certain presentations to volunteers such as volunteer inductions, monthly achievements presentations, cultural presentations, etc.
You will be expected to operate as a mentor and supervisor to interns who join us at our location. The current internship is gaining a lot of interest and allows us to develop new areas of the project as per the outlined aims and achievements for the overarching project. The Internship title is, ‘Social Entrepreneurship & Business Development’.
You will need to have either extensive business experience or experience working in African communities, or ideally both. The perfect candidate will have a passion for leadership and coaching as well as for the support and development of young adults in underprivileged communities.
- Drivers license (Manual)
- Extensive business experience and/or experience working in rural African communities (ideally both)
TBC, dependant on experience
Mon to Fri (Weekends off)
- 3 Meals per day taken at the lodge,
- Accommodation – shared
- Travel insurance (Refunded on successful completion of 3-month probation)
- Visa fees and application assistance will be provided.
Flights to South Africa
2 year including a 3-month probationary period. Extension to contract will be considered.
For international applicants (non-South African) visa application assistance will be provided.