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.



Job Title: Care Worker

Status: Fixed Term to be Permanent once assessed

Location: Cape Town, South Africa, Athlone, Surrounds and Khayelitsha

Islamic Relief South Africa is recruiting for 2 experienced Care Workers. The incumbents will be responsible for assisting the Field Worker to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the Rights Holders programme by facilitating in the enrichment of the lives of the Orphans in all aspects.

Purpose of the position
To respond holistically to the needs of orphans and vulnerable children, youth and families who are vulnerable and at-risk       and sponsored by Islamic Relief South Afric

Candidates are screened, selected, trained and deployed as child and

Youth care workers servicing families in their own communities.

To provide feedback on home visits and needs within the community to the line manager

To play an active role in terms of home-based care as and where the need arises

To network and engage with stakeholders in the community in which the OVC’s reside

Key Accountabilities                                                                                   
·       1x weekly Home Visit per OVC

·       Needs Assessment

·       Capturing photograph of each child

·       Ensuring all the relevant consent forms are signed by a guardian

·       Intake of orphans and vulnerable children

·       Basic counselling

·       Identify needs per case/family

·       Home-based care as and when needed ( training will be provided by IRSA)

·       Assisting with events relating to OVC and their families

·       Inform case studies

·       Inform reports for 121 Sponsorship

Candidate Requirements

If you are service minded, resilient and a highly motivated and professional individual who identifies with IRSA’s values and mission, please apply by downloading the application form from our website: and email the completed application form along with your updated CV and certified copy of ID to


Application Closing Date: 26 January 2018

Kindly note:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

IRSA reserves the right to withdraw any vacancies.

Positions will be activated on 05 February 2018 Insha’Allah after recruitment process has been followed.

Download application form:  HR Application Form 2018