CRCH: General Manager

Christine Revell Children's Home
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 30 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Christine Revell Children’s Home provides full-time care for up to 49 babies and children from birth to five years of age who have been referred to them by social workers and placed there by order of a children’s court. The children are either neglected, abandoned, abused, orphaned and are accepted at the home irrespective of HIV status, race or gender.

Christine Revell Children’s Home seeks to appoint a General Manager to be based in Athlone, Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to manage the day-to-day operations of the Home on a full-time basis. 

The salary offered will be commensurate with experience and includes pension fund benefits.


  • Registered as a Child and Youth Care Worker with SACSSP
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans written & verbal
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Time management skills
  • Experience at budgeting and maintaining financial controls
  • Must have a Police Clearance
  • Responsible and Trustworthy
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience in a leadership/management role
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to deal with conflict
  • A clear understanding of the labour policies and implementing  these efficiently.
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Analytic and decisive decision making with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Experience in the NGO sector
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Highly organized, self-reliant, good problem solving, results orientated, multi-tasker with superior administration and management skills and good judgement.
  • A commitment to provide the highest quality service
  • Excellent networking skills and strong capabilities in building support amongst a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent record in planning, project managing and meeting deadlines.
  • A passion for children

To apply, submit a CV to Ms Serena Rosslind at

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

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