Youth Accelerator Programme Facilitator wanted at Afrika Tikkun

Opportunity closing date: Saturday, 8 May, 2021

Afrika Tikkun is an international nonprofit organisation that provides education, health and social services to children, youth and their families through centres of excellence in South African Townships. Its aim is to empower communities to develop new generations of productive citizens.

 Afrika Tikkun seeks to appoint a Youth Accelerator Programme Facilitator to be based in Johannesburg.

Reporting to: General Manager

The purpose of the position is the facilitation, administration, organisation and successful implementation of the 18-21 Youth Accelerator Programme (YAP) at one of the respective centres


Program facilitation and delivery:

  • Facilitation of the 18-21 programme at the relevant centre.
  • Facilitation of core modules according to set schedule of the programme.

Programme standardization and candidate experience:

  • Set the tone for full candidate experience.
  • Facilitate and train modules as well as behavioural experience required by candidates.

Programme Administration and Coordination

  • Administer and maintain daily administrative records, registration forms, assessment sheet, attendance records and programme stats.
  • Assist in maintaining administrative records for all training provided by service providers


  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Diploma or certificate in related field. Assessor and/or Moderator accreditation highly beneficial
  • High level of wisdom and experience regarding opportunities for youth in South Africa​
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience

Skills Requirements:

  • Curriculum development expertise.
  • Resourcefulness and research skills.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • High emotional maturity.
  • Passion for youth development

Behavioural Competencies & Personal  Attributes

  • Ability to solve problems
  •  Ability to priorities and meet deadlines, which would mean working long and flexible hours
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  •  Ensures the good results are consistently driven
  •  Ability to operate well under pressure
  •  Able to accept responsibility and effective decision-making
  •  Attention to detail
  •  Professional outlook
  •  Positive attitude

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to email their CV to Cebisile Mahlangu at