They take action for orphaned and abandoned children by building and strengthening families for them to live in and grow with love, security and respect. In a village, eight to ten children are cared for in small family-type homes, the families, and are raised like brothers and sisters. Because of it being set up at the time of South Africa's new democracy, it was the first Village that was able to take in mothers and children of different races to live together under one roof. Projects that run under this procet include Children's Villages, Family Strengthening Programmes, Kindergardens, Youth Facilities, Social Centres, Relief Work, Schools, Vocational Training and Production Centres and Medical Centres.
You will be assigned to a house working alongside a house mother and will assist the children in their daily lives and help coordinate their daily welfare and activities. This can include helping the children with their morning schedule if they are not at school, doing after school activities wit them, and serving as a mentor and guide to the children in their daily lives.
According to your interests ana ability, you might will also be able to assist with the Family Strengthening and other Programmes run there.
A background study in Social Work or relevant, Previous experience preferred, good English skills, strong interest in community and social development and enjoy working with children and youth.
Drivers license required: No
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