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Afrika Tikkun: Child & Youth Development Manager

Ensure the overall delivery of all programmes within the Child Youth Development department at a designated site.


  • Lead and supervise staff within the CYD department
  • Care and Growth of facilitators and other CYD staff members
  • Hold quarterly performance reviews and constant online supervision for facilitators including watching the game
  • Write up and manage staff development plans
  • Sharing and learning (Collaboration across CYD programmes)
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere in which facilitators willingly produce at maximum capacity
  • Encourage sharing and learning amongst staff members
  • Supervise staff as per AT standards

Programme Administration

  •  Managing of team Meetings
  • Ensure CYD assets are accounted for and in good working order
  • Managing the assets of CYD and keeping an updated asset register
  • Oversee all records as required in the programme
  • Ensure that correct and updated information is stored in AT system.
  • Critique the data and enable data management
  • Report monthly on the whole programme of CYD.
  • To ensure that a clean audit is achieved at all times.

Project Management and Delivery

  • Oversee the proper implementation of CYD Pillars, and events
  • Oversee that we operate within our annual targets and budget at all times
  • Ensure a proper facilitation and coordination in the implementation of the LMS programme, Saturday education support programme and Youth United Camps
  • Managing CYD budget under supervision of General Manager. • Ensure staff are well prepared in sessions and activities
  • Provide support to staff in planning and implementation of CYD activities
  • Participate in review and developmental processes within the Child & Youth Development programme
  • Ensure that there is proper implementation of M&E as per design and standard of the M&E process

Staff Training and Skills Development

  • Ensuring that employees are adequately enabled so they contribute appropriately
  • To encourage the development of each staff development plan.
  • Plan and commit to PDP as a leader

Managing internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide input into all aspects of centre development and leadership through participation in the multi-disciplinary teams
  • Sharing and learning (Collaboration across CYD programmes)

Coordinate and manage CYD inter-centre events

Coordinate and manage designated events in accordance to CYD pillars


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant qualification in youth development, child and youth care
  • Or related field to minimum of FET level 5


  • Experience in Management (note variance if post designated as developmental post)
  • Working with young people• Working within the NGO environment community involvement


  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Multilingual
  • Management skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Program development skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Youth development skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluency in at least 2 official languages
  • Reliability.
  • Honesty & integrity.
  • Patience.
  • Commitment.
  • Flexibility
  • ability to adapt to changing circumstances where required.
  • Assertive.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Take initiative and develop resolutions to challenges.
  • Strength of character.


  • Competent, self-motivated, honest, display integrity, friendly.
  • Communication
  • Clearly conveying information and ideas; ensuring understanding. Comprehending communication from others. Effective verbal and written communication ability.
  • Initiative
  • Making active attempts to influence events to achieve goals; self-starting rather than accepting passively; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances where required.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi task, prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • An assertive, diplomatic personality.
  • Ability to work independently and be accountable.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ensuring that work is completed with great care and that every detail is taken care of timeously.

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