Job Opportunity: Community Liaison Officers

We are currently looking to contract 2 part- time (15 days a month) Community Liaison Officers.  One position will be is based in Kwazulu Natal and the other in the Northern Cape, in the Vanderkloof Dam region.

As a member of the Programme Team the Community Liaison Officer is expected to assist Project Managers with a range of tasks across three core Masifundise Programmes -Coastal Livelihoods, Inland Fisheries, and Capacity Building. A central purpose of the job is to facilitate ongoing communication between the Masifundise office and fishing communities, to network with relevant local and provincial organisations and stakeholders and maintain a positive and democratic public presence for Masifundise within fishing communities.

 

Requirements

  • Strong commitment to social justice and to building a progressive grassroots social movement;
  • 2 years’ experience in similar (community – based) environment. Any experience in the fishing sector will be advantageous;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to build partnerships;
  • Innovative and flexible;
  • In possession of a valid Drivers’ Licence;
  • Computer Literate and able to produce reports;
  • Competence in English and one other, isiXhosa, isiZulu and/or Afrikaans.

 

To apply for the position, please submit a CV with at least 2 contactable references, to info@masifundise.org.za using “Community Liaison Officer” as the subject line.
Closing date: 25 February 2019.

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