Location: Cape Town, Philippi-East/Lower Crossroads
Salary: Trainee rate
Start date: As soon as possible
Employer: Beautiful Gate SA
No. of positions: 2
Beautiful Gate SA is looking to employ Community Child and Youth Care Workers. The applicants must live in Ward 35. The successful candidates should be already trained by NACCW (16 modules) or willing to be trained.
A Community Child and Youth Care Worker is a member of the community in which a Child and Youth Care Project is being initiated, trained by NACCW to work with young people and their families (to fulfil the aims and objectives of the project) in accordance with the values and ethics of the youth care profession.
Main key responsibilities include:
Developing professional relationships with young people and their families, identifying strengths and needs, assessing of risk factors, carrying out tasks with team leaders, making referrals, reporting child protection issues, etc.
16 Modules in Child and Youth Care training by NACCW
Beautiful Gate’s Parenting Skills (Let the light shine)
· Committed Christian
· Grade 12 an advantage
· Relevant administration skills
· Experience in Community Child and Youth Care programmes
· Fluent written and spoken English and Xhosa, 50% Maths an advantage
· Good communication skills and team player approach
· Flexible, adaptable individual with a positive helpful attitude
· Willingness to learn further in regards to work developmentally and an interest in matters relating to childcare and community development
If you are interested or know anyone keen to contribute to the Beautiful Gate SA community programmes, please send a detailed CV with contactable references and a cover letter to Zukiswa Ndawule at BGSA Human Resources Office, preferably via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 021 370 2500
Closing Date: 26 February 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Welcome to a window into the lives and issues facing children in the Crossroads community on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. Most of these stories centre around the children and families we work with at Beautiful Gate South Africa, a Christian non-profit organisation whose mission is to show God's love as we care for and protect children, empower and preserve families and mobilise our community to do the same.