Catholic Welfare and Development: Programme Manager - Youth

Catholic Welfare and Development
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 10 July, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Catholic Welfare and Development (CWD) is a leading and dynamic social development organisation working with vulnerable and marginalised communities in order to improve their ability to develop and sustain self-reliance. The organisation's Youth Interfacing Programme (YIP) works within communities in the Western Cape to enable youth to see past their challenges and develop lifeskills through a structured programme of sports, arts and culture and personal development activities.

CWD seeks to appoint a Programme Manager for Youth, based in Cape Town.

The Manager will report to the Director, and have a overall responsibility for the management and implementation of CWD`s Youth strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Programme management
    • Overall responsibility for the design, delivery and evaluation of all YIP activities.
  • Networking and relationship building
    • Development of relationships both internally and externally, including key role players and other community-based initiatives and leaders;
    • Actively seeking opportunities for collaboration and joint initiatives.
  • Funder relationships and fundraising
    • Actively seeking opportunities for new funding from diverse sources (local and overseas), maintaining and developing relationships with existing funders and partners
  • Parish networking
    • Working with the structures within the Archdiocese of Cape Town to ensure that the CWD Youth Programmes reaches as many parish communities and youth as possible.
  • Financial management
    • Ensuring adherence to all financial/budgetary controls and processes
  • Team management
    • Ensuring adherence to all CWD people management policies;
    • Management of a small team of youth workers and volunteers.
  • Administration
    • Ensuring compliance with all reporting requirements (both internal and finder related);
    • Compliance with M&E protocols.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years qualification in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of five years relevant working experience, at least two of which should be at programme coordination / management level within youth leadership and development;
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills within communities and with other role-players;
  • Excellent facilitation skills coupled with the ability to design activities, dialogues and youth interactions;
  • NGO/NPO working experience advantageous;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal;
  • Strong programme management skills;
  • Ability to communicate in isiXhosa and Afrikaans advantageous.

To apply, submit a CV to amanda.kirk@cwd.org.za.

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

Further correspondence will only be entered into with those under consideration for the role. If you do not hear back from us within 10 working days of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

For more about the Catholic Welfare and Development, refer to www.cwd.org.za.

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

------------------------------------------------------------------------

Follow news, information and updates from SANGONeT and NGO Pulse on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ngopulse
 

Location: 
Cape Town

NGO Services

NGO Services

NGO Events

S M T W T F S
1
 
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31