Tomorrow Trust: Holiday & Saturday Co - Ordinator

Tomorrow Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Tomorrow Trust is a non-profit organisation created in 2005 to support orphaned and vulnerable children throughout their educational journey. They work with government, business and ordinary South Africans to realise the vision of a society with conscious and holistically educated leaders; where all children have a real chance of success in academics and life. They design and deliver world-class holistic education programmes, supporting orphaned and vulnerable children and youth from the playground to their professions. They unlock potential by creating learning environments that are both challenging and supportive to in still the sense of belonging and purpose we all need to thrive. They have proven that by offering holistic education, by helping our learners and students find their identity, meaning and purpose in life, they radically increase the like hood of academic and life success. By seeing learners and students as more than orphaned and vulnerable young people, and more than future employees or workers, we create the space for them to discover and reach their potential. They know that academic persistence and grit are developed by helping young people feel like they belong and by giving them opportunities to take risks, to experience failure and success. Personal growth emerges from this combination of challenge and support and these form the foundation for the skills and expertise South Africa needs in future generations of leaders.

Tomorrow Trust seeks to appoint a Holiday & Saturday Co-Ordinator to be based in Western Cape.

The purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth operation of the Holiday and Saturday School Programme in the Western Cape, including but not limited to; plan, direct, co-ordinate and administer all aspects of the programme. To maintain stakeholder relations including teachers, transporters, caterers and beneficiary caregivers, to develop and maintain relationships with current and potential donors.

Responsibilities:

  • Update student lists
  • Coordinate suppliers for Saturday school
  • Manage applications of children to join the programme
  • Update programme schedule electronically and manually
  • Consolidate numbers for each class
  • Plan and conduct all logistical arrangements when the programme is carried out, such as venue, catering, supplies
  • Controlling and coordinating of programme resources i.e. stationery and refreshments
  • Stock take and ensure that supplies are efficient for each session
  • Order supplies
  • Assist with material preparation when necessary, printing, copying, and binding
  • Dispatch material in good time
  • Assist with the preparation of Saturday and Holiday school
  • Compile statistics and reports to submit to management, stakeholders and donors
  • General office duties including filing, communication and liaison with stakeholders and support functions when necessary
  • Assist with any other task as required by the Programme Manager
  • Coordinate assessments
  • Prepare invoices for payment
  • Assist in managing department budget

Requirements:

  • Relevant post-secondary qualification preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant experience
  • Ability to travel within South Africa
  • Driver’s License and own vehicle
  • Articulate and well spoken, bilingual or multilingual would be an advantage
  • Communication skills (English)
  • Written skills (English)
  • Professional telephone skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Computer competence in Word and Excel (PowerPoint is an advantage)
  • Strong administrative and organisation skills
  • Must be able to handle pressure and exhibit good time management skills, attention to detail 
  • Must demonstrate an acute sense of urgency and commitment
  • Ability to think out of the box with a focus on problem resolution
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a focus on the team performance as a whole
  • Show passion for education and the NGO environment
  • Well-presented and groomed
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time-keeping and punctuality

To apply, submit CV to kopano@tomorrow.org.za

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

Should you not receive a direct response please consider your application unsuccessful

For more about The Tomorrow Trust, refer to www.tomorrow.org.za

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

Location: 
South Africa

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