The Homestead: Auxiliary Child and Youth Care Worker

The Homestead Projects for Street Children
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 December, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment
The Homestead Projects for Street Children, based in Cape Town, successfully transitions neglected and traumatised children away from the street, back home or on to successful independent living through a holistic set of prevention, outreach, stabilisation, residential care, and family reunification and youth transition programmes. The Homestead Shelter accommodates 85 boys, aged 7 to 17.

The Homestead Projects for Streetchildren seeks to appoint 2 Auxiliary Child and Youth Care workers, one based at its CYCC in Khayelitsha and the other at Launchpad, Woodstock, Cape Town.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 and relevant qualifications in Child and Youth care work
  • Valid and current registrations with SACSSP - Non Negotiable
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • Willingness to work shifts; Including night shifts, public holidays and cover weekends
  • Willingness to work with boys between the ages of 7 and 17
  • Fluency in English and either Afrikaans or Xhosa
  • Must be passionate about developing and helping young men
  • Ability to work within a team and be a motivator and self starter

The Homestead strives to be an employer of choice and provides a provident fund and 13th cheque. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

To apply submit CV, a copy of drivers licence, proof of qualifications, SACSSP proof of registration, and 2 contactable references, one of which must be a previous employer to Julia@thehomestead.org.za 

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

For more about Homestead Projects for Street Children, refer to www.homestead.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Cape Town

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