The Trust is looking to recruit a suitable candidate to ensure that all loveLifestyle programmes are implemented in the region so as to meet programme targets and maintain programme quality, in line with National HIV-prevention and Youth Leadership objectives.

The successful applicant would be required to fulfil the following primary functions in a professional manner and with technical excellence:

  • groundBREAKER and Mpintshi support
  • Recruit, select and induct groundBREAKERS (with Line Managers) in line with National recruitment guidelines
  • Develop, implement and manage groundBREAKER and Mpintshi personal development plans
  • Guide and assist groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis in the development of workplans (with Line Managers)
  • Conduct regular face-to-face and telephonic meetings with groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis.
  • Evaluate and give regular feedback on sessions conducted by groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis in school.
  • Track groundBREAKER and Mpintshi performance against targets and give regular feedback to them and the Programme Manager.
  • Implement annual groundBREAKER and Mpintshi graduation events with appropriate incentives and ceremony.
  • Capacity building of groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis
  • Working with the Workplace learning coordinator, ensure that all necessary capacity building interventions for groundBREAKERS are implemented
  • Participate in the actual training of groundBREAKERS in line with set calendar of training activities
  • Programme Implementation & Outreach activities
  • Assist groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis to conduct community mapping exercise for their locations and have these visibly displayed in their hubs
  • Work with hub teams to implement relevant outreach activities within their communities
  • Serve on Local Organising Committees for all loveLife events taking place in allocated area.
  • Support special projects and loveLife alumni-driven projects within the region.
  • Manage the integration of the loveLife media campaign with programme implementation.
  • Providing the national media team with information on stories, communication suggestions, and youth trends from the identified area.
  • Marketing, Advocacy and Lobbying-Develop and implement an Outreach & Marketing Strategy in line with the National Strategy;
  • Identify all stakeholders within the region (local government, corporates, community based organisations and non-governmental organisations;
  • Contribute to the Development and implementation of a local fundraising strategy in support of loveLifestyle programmes;
  • Relationship Management- Develop and maintain an database of all relevant stakeholders;
  • Ensure effective communication with programme partners and relevant stakeholders
  • Provide partnership management reports to the Programmes Manager highlighting all successes and challenges related to programme partnerships
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Research-Ensure all monitoring tools are completed accurately and submitted on time.
  • Support groundBREAKERS with their mobile monitoring system submissions.
  • Support evaluation and ad hoc research projects implemented by loveLife and its partners

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (or equivalent)
  • 3 years relevant community development experience
  • Project Management
  • Strong Community Development Background
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Basic Financial Management Skills
  • Advanced Computer Literacy – Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint
  • Driver’s License required & Willingness to travel

Total remuneration package: R9 183.00 per month

Please forward a summarised CV (no certificates) via e-mail to: to reach loveLife National Offices no later than 7 August 2017.

Please note that:

  1. The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.
  2. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.