Islamic Relief Jobs

We are an independently registered NGO affiliated to Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), the world’s largest, independent Muslim humanitarian organisation.

Islamic Relief’s mission is to help the poor and those in need regardless of race, colour, political affiliation, gender or belief to live sustainable, self-reliant lives within safe and caring communities.

Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) is a member of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), a UK based international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world’s poorest people.

Vacancy: Events and Volunteer Co-ordinator

Location: Cape Town Head Officer

Contract type: 3 months Fixed Term, with the view to Permanent

Salary: R174000 to R186000 per annum

Reference: EVC0318

Islamic Relief South Africa is looking to recruit 1 Events and Volunteer Co-ordinator for the specified location above. The role will require you to develop and implement strategies to increase the funding income of Islamic Relief through a range of events utilising your existing volunteer base and that created by yourself. The post holder’s role will be to create awareness and as a result, instigate, and support community activities and Islamic Relief. In order to raise money for the specified cause through volunteer groups to execute fundraising events on Islamic Relief’s behalf. The post holder will form strategic relationships with volunteer groups who execute fundraising events on IRSA’s behalf, co-ordinate effective volunteer fundraising events, coordinate and organise regional fundraising events and manage pledge sessions at events. The job holder will ensure that local fundraising events, activities (including outreach collections) run effectively and are well planned, marketed and supported. She or he will draw up and implement regional events plans with line managers according to agreed objectives and budgets.

The successful candidate will have the required qualification and previous experience of events management and public relations. The candidate will have a broad understanding of fundraising techniques and the specific value, role and techniques utilised within events and volunteer coordinating within the NGO sector. The post holder will have the ability to formulate own ideas and action plans. The candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the local region and community. The candidate will have the willingness to be flexible about hours and location of work in order to accommodate events, functions and work activity. The post holder will have strong organisational skills i.e. ability to prioritise and plan work, set and achieve deadlines, establish and maintain monitoring systems etc.

Closing date: 26 April 2018

If you are an honest, reliable, service-oriented, resilient, self-motivated networker and have an aspiration of serving humanity with your talents, then this job is for you.

Please forward a copy of the completed application form and your CV along with a certified copy of your ID to recruitment@islamic-relief.org.za before the closing date, by your favour.

Download application form HR Application Form 2018