Jun 11, 2019

Shelter Manager

  • The Haven Night Shelter
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Management

Job Description

The Haven Night Shelter seeks to appoint Shelter Manager to be based in Cape Town.

Manage the day to day activities of The Haven Night Shelter – Napier Street
Responsible for efficient and effective management of operations at the shelter rests with you as the Manager
All other staff members employed at the shelter are accountable to you in the first instance
Account to your Cluster Manager and Shelter Committee at its monthly committee meetings for all activities at the Shelter to enable it to fulfill its Governance role
Ensure sound and efficient controls are in place to ensure the accurate recording of all income and expenses of the shelter
Be responsible for realising the budget including fundraising, shelter fee collection and cost control
Account for goods-in-kind donations. You will in addition to the day to day management of the Shelter also be responsible for:
Ensure that each client of the shelter receives the necessary attention from the social worker and ensure that social work interventions are in line with the mission and vision of the Haven
Ensure the resources needed is available for the Social Worker and the client to execute an exit plan that leads to family reunification or reintegration into the community
Develop in conjunction with staff, cluster managers and head office systems that will ensure the best possible level of care for clients of the shelter
Use your skills and Haven resources to enhance the food security and welfare service delivery to the surrounding communities

Be an honest, healthy, sober person
People skills and supervisory experience
Must be a communicator
Must have driver’s license
Computer literate and ability to compile reports
Experience in NGO’s or a similar working environment will be an advantage

To apply, submit two pages CV, and motivational letter to the HR Manager indicate in the subject line for which post you apply: Shelter Manager: The Haven Night Shelter Napier Street

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Note that if all the relevant documentation (CV or motivational letter) is not attached to your application will not be considered.

This is an External and Internal Post.

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation is a non-governmental organisation that works to help get the homeless to a home. The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to make temporary shelter, rehabilitation opportunities, social welfare services, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.


R 14 600 per month

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