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Mar 15, 2019

Fieldworker

  • The Lunchbox Fund
  • Worcester, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment:
The Lunchbox Fund is a nonprofit organisation that focuses on fostering education via nutrition by providing a daily meal for orphaned and at-risk school children in township and rural areas of South Africa.

The Lunchbox Fund seeks to appoint an Evaluation and Monitoring Fieldworker, to be based in Worcester, Western Cape.

This is a renewable contract position with fieldwork visits to Early Childhood Development centres schools taking place in the morning.

Responsibilities:
Evaluation potential Feeding Programme Sites (Schools, Learner After-School Programmes and Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDC))
Monitor visits to oversee implementation and ongoing development of Nutrition programme
Confidence in working on an Electronic Evaluation Tablet System (training will be given)
Complete paperwork and documents associated with visits
Develop relationships in area of responsibility among EDCD forums/with local NGOs to develop network and uncover schools needing assistance
30 plus current sites to be monitored four times per annum
New sites to be evaluated for inclusion in programme
Expense Reports to be completed via email returned to Head Office
Work during to school terms
Pay per site visited and supporting report returned

Requirements:
Minimum two years’ experience in education / monitoring or public service programs
Computer skills preparation of expense report, email, completion of on-line monitoring form
Ability to take and upload simple photographic images
Proficiency in English, Afrikaans and IsiXhosa
Confidence is working alone when onsite visits
Must be prepared to take a Criminal Record Clearance Check
Self-starter and ability to work from home
Possession of or access to: Wi-Fi, computer, mobile phone and printer / scanner
Ability to work during school hours and some afterschool.
Available during School Terms
Valid driver’s license
Ability to use own initiative
Self-confident
Ability to travel alone and to stay overnight when necessary.
Ability to complete and return reports to Head Office
Ability to take photographs and upload / share them with Head Office
Capacity to work independently and to work well with a diverse team
Must be diligent and experienced to undertake the initial site evaluation and ongoing monitoring of School Nutrition Programmes in the greater Langeberg area

To apply, send a CV and a brief motivational letter

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Some afterschool programs will also be monitored in the afternoon. Fieldworkers are paid per site visited/cloud-based report returned. Travel and all associated expenses are covered by Lunchbox Fund. Monitoring visits take place four times per annum


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