Position Title: Orphans and Child Welfare Officer
Organisation: Islamic Relief South Africa
Location: Cape Town and Johannesburg
Contract: Twelve months
Reports to: National Coordinator – Orphans and Child Welfare
To contribute on the development, implementation and regular review of the department’s strategy, work plans and systems to achieve the agreed department objectives. To contribute, manage and develop staff in order to ensure that the department is capable of fully achieving agreed targets. The Coordinator will be responsible for the field aspect of the Orphans Project and its activities in CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG and will report directly to the National Coordinator.
1. To lead on the development, implementation and regular review of the department’s strategy, work plans, and systems ensuring that:
2. To ensure that the department’s activities are:
3.To ensure staff performance, development and satisfaction in the department by:
National Coordinator – Orphans and Child Welfare
Chief Executive Officer
Partners (IRSA office) and Stakeholders
IRSA Project Manager/Regional Programmes Coordinator
QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Our actions in tackling poverty are marked by excellence in our operations and conduct which are deserving of the people we serve.
In responding to poverty and suffering our efforts are driven by sincerity to God and the need to fulfil our obligations to humanity
Our work is founded on enabling people and institutions to fulfil the rights of the poor and vulnerable. We work to empower the dispossessed towards realising their God-given human potential and developing their capabilities and resources.
We believe the protection and well-being of every life is of paramount importance and we shall join with other humanitarian actors to act as one in responding to suffering brought on by disasters, poverty and injustice.
We uphold our duty of custodianship over the earth, itsresources and the trust people place in us as humanitarian and development practitioners to be transparent and accountable.