Jun 11, 2019

Support Person

  • Community Organisation Resource Centre
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

CORC seeks to appoint a Support Person to be based in Durban.

Reference number: 040519

The purpose of the position is to provide technical support.


Provide grass root (settlements) social support
Engage with diverse population groups
Give technical advice to local CBOs and informal settlement networks and other relevant stakeholders according to their GIS needs
Capture by means of a GPS, edit and analyse data to create new GIS layers
Produce GIS output including maps, map books
Compile timely and accurate reports

Matric certificate/ grade 12
Valid driver’s license
Proficient in Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and internet)
competency in at least one data analysis software (most preferably STATA)
A recognised qualification in Geographic information system (GIS) or equivalent
Minimum of two years’ practical experience following qualification
Knowledge of the ESRI products
An understanding of the role of GIS in the development and spatial planning
An understanding of building and implementing Geo-databases
Organising and co-ordination qualities with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently, self-motivated and resourceful
Ability to operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures.
Ability and willingness to travel extensively within the EThekwini Metro area
Ability to work non-traditional hours which may include weekends from time to time
Planning and organising skills, with analytical, and negotiation skills, administrative skills
Have report writing skills

Ability to identify the community leaders and/or influences in the various communities

To apply, submit your CV and a one-page motivation state ref number and Job being applied for in the email.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

The Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC) is a nonprofit organisation working in informal settlements supporting communities to improve their built environment. Through social facilitation and technical support, CORC assists in linking up informal settlements and civil society to the local government.

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