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Organisation : Department of Social Development
Designation : Assistant Community Development Practitioner Grade 1 ( 10 Months Contract)
Qualification : Grade 12
Number of Posts : 175
Location : Johannesburg Regions
Application Last Date : 17-11-2023
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Details of Assistant Community Development Practitioner Job

Reference Number : REFS/019198
Directorate : Sustainable livelyhood
Number of Posts : 175
Package : R 166 869 per annum (within the OSD Framework) (plus 37 % in lieu benefits)
Enquiries : ST Mmakola-011 227 0250
Employer : Department of Social Development
Location : Head Office (Placement in Tshwane, Sedibeng, Ekurhuleni,West Rand and Johannesburg Regions))
Closing Date : 17-11-2023

Related / Similar Job : Johannesburg Service Delivery Brigade (Contract) 2023

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Requirements of Assistant Community Development Practitioner Job

Grade 12 qualification, Basic knowledge of community development/work, attitudes, and values for the engagement in the social development of communities. The ability and competence to interact with community development structures. The understanding social dynamics of communities. Communication skills

Duties of Assistant Community Development Practitioner Job

Assist in the identification and facilitation in the implementation of integrated community development interventions in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders.

This would, inter alia, include the following:
** Establishment of social relationships: Delimit/scoping the community, gain their trust and get to know the current community services, service delivery blockages, resources, and the state of the community.

** Community and Households Profiling: Assess the community’s structures, households need, background information including historical, needs profile, resources, and strengths. Strengthen and build structures that can assist in this regard.

** Planning and prioritization: Facilitate the planning and prioritization of the activities required to develop the community by formulating goals and objectives, assessing the available resources, set time frames and compile budgets.

** Support communities and perform administrative support on community development and related activities. This would, inter alia, entail the following: Assist with the liaison, co-ordination and monitoring of projects and other community development ventures and report on the progress thereof.

** Assist with the application of the registration of emerging local structures such as Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) with the Department of Social Development and other appropriate authorities.

** Assist to monitor NPOs to ensure that they are in compliance with the NPO and PFMA Acts. Provide assistance to facilitate, coordinate and participate in various awareness campaigns, and public aimed at educating communities and other stakeholders on self-empowerment.

How To Apply For Community Development Practitioner Job?

To apply for the positions, please apply online at, The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill this position(s). If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful, The selection and appointment of candidates is subject to positive vetting and verification requirements as per government policy and procedures.

Last Date of Community Development Practitioner Job

Last Date of Assistant Community Development Practitioner Job Application is 17th November 2023.

Please Notes :
Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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