(Residential and contract position)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma / certificate in Youth Development, Youth Care, Community Development or Safety in Society is advantageous
  • A valid Matric certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years’ youth development experience (working with young adults)
  • Experience in working in a regimented and structured environment
  • A valid driver’s license is essential (PDP Advantageous)
  • The flexibility to work shifts is essential, in line with the Academy’s course calendar
  • Completed the 3-month Youth Development training programme as a student (Advantageous)
  • Previous employment as an Instructor at the Chrysalis Academy would be advantageous

Key Performance Areas:

  • Supervise student movement & activities
  • Shift leader for the Instructor team
  • Facilitate training & development activities & interventions (includes outdoor & wilderness facilitation)
  • Student counselling & support
  • Execute daily programme
  • Mentoring & coaching of students and Junior Instructors
  • Perform the function of duty officer as per the duty roster
  • Administrative support to the Instructor team
  • Maintenance & safekeeping of equipment & other assets of the Academy

Skills and competencies required:

  • Highly confident and disciplined individual
  • Ability to take and give instructions
  • Willing to work flexible and long hours with enthusiasm
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • First Aid, Fire Fighting & outdoor facilitation experience would be advantageous
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Ability to teach students and Junior Instructors basic drill commands
  • Verbal communication in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape
  • Good Supervisory & facilitation skills.

To apply, kindly email your motivation letter, CV, copies of ID, driver’s licence (if applicable) and matric certificate and qualifications to

Deadline: Before noon (12h00) on 02 Dec 2020

Interviews will take place on 07 Dec 2020 and employment to start in Jan 2021

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