This is a short-term limited appointment to start immediately, ending 31 December 2023
We are looking for a passionate, committed individual with strong organising, mobilising and community campaign skills to join Ndifuna Ukwazi’s team as a “Community Organiser Intern” with immediate effect.
Key responsibilities include the following:
- Building meaningful relationships of trust with partners and relevant communities on matters relating to urban land justice;
- Strategize and build community power through a range of tactics including meetings, protest actions, resistance actions, and participate in informal and formal structures;
- Participate in, and provide leadership at meetings and engagements with network partners, movements and communities;
- Work within Ndifuna Ukwazi’s Movement support & Organising team on Security of tenure, Equitable Access and Resisting Evictions and Displacement programmes to build community knowledge and support towards a national campaign and;
- Ensuring that Ndifuna Ukwazi’s social movement and community partners are supported and politically engaged.
- A history and demonstration of community organising work with a commitment to advancing social justice and equality;
- Experience in workshop facilitations and a proven ability to facilitate meaningful engagements through individual, group and community engagements;
- A proven ability to work well under pressure, independently and as a team member;
- Must be willing to travel nationally;
- Must be able to manage multiple projects and relationships
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to easily relate to, and work with people across race, class, gender and age
- A confident and engaging personality; and
- Self-motivated, productive and solutions-driven.
Location: Cape Town
Salary: A salary commensurate with an internship position at Ndifuna Ukwazi will be provided.
How to apply:
Interested applicants must email their application to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Vacancy: COMMUNITY ORGANISER INTERN”. Please include the following in your application:
- A CV not more than 2 pages and;
- A letter of motivation of not more than 1 page (giving a detailed explanation of why you would like to work at NdifunaUkwazi and what qualities and experience you would bring to the post)
Only complete applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Ndifuna Ukwazi is committed to transformation and equity in its recruitment processes.
Deadline: Friday, 13th of June 2023. *Correction the deadline is Tuesday 13 June 2023 (corrected Monday 12 June).