SOUTH AFRICA - FIELD OFFICER

Closing date: 8.00am (South Africa Time) on Wednesday 11th May 2016

Salary: R72,656 gross annual

Location: The Eastern Cape, OR Tambo, Amathole and Alfred Nzo Districts.

Our central goals are to address Youth Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) - ensuring that young people are engaging in safe sexual and reproductive practices that lead to healthy lives – including addressing teenage pregnancy, Gender-based Violence, accessing sexual health youth-friendly SRHR services (including contraception and family planning services); Livelihoods and Wealth Creation – ensuring that young people have the capacity to become income earners in their communities whether through employment opportunities or by business creation and entrepreneurship; and Civic Participation – ensuring that young people are at the centre of decision-making processes and policies – at a local, regional and nation level.

As part of a grant funded by the Big Lottery Fund, Restless Development South Africa is recruiting for vacant Field Officer roles as part of our ‘Youth Leaders, Today not Tomorrow! Project’. The Project is a 3-year programme, operating within the Eastern Cape districts of OR Tambo, Amathole and Alfred Nzo Districts.

The Field Officer level roles lead oversight of direct delivery of the grant at a field level – representing a significant position ensuring quality delivery and implementation of the core deliverables within the grant.
We are looking for dynamic, committed and passionate staff to assist in the delivery and support of our volunteer-led programmes in the Eastern Cape. Working with rural-based communities and volunteers throughout the regions, our programmes build the capacity of communities to respond to the challenges facing young people around our three core strategic objective areas of sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), livelihoods and employment, and civic participation.

The closing date for this position is 8.00am (South Africa Time) on Wednesday 11th May 2016. Please return completed application forms to: sajobs@restlessdevelopment.org.

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