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Hosting Database

Remuneration: R400 – R500 per night

Chrysalis Academy is a smoke, drug and alcohol-free organisation who is seeking mature, energetic and highly professional individuals to join the Academy’s hosting database.

Please note: This position is part-time. Accommodation, uniform, and meals areincluded when on duty.

Purpose: & Role

To manage external clients who book the Academy’s hostels/campsites/halls etc. by:

  • Creating a good first impression and exhibit a professional, friendly and helpful
    attitude to the Academy’s guests;
  • Welcoming and inducting guests about the Academy and its rules and regulations;
  • Showcasing the Academy’s facilities and services;
  • Ensuring that the facilities are clean, fully stocked, and prepared as per the client
    specifications;
  • Attending to client needs;
  • Oversee and manage catering needs; and
  • Coordinate evaluation reports.

Requirements:

  • At least 1-year experience in customer care and client services
  • Knowledge of good customer care services in hospitality
  • First Aid or safety compliance training is advantageous
  • Computer literate
  • A valid driver’s licence is essential
  • Reliable transport (own transport will be advantageous)
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent in English and at least 1 other South African language
  • Available to work over weekends and weekdays on a rotational basis

Skill and competencies:

  • Highly professional
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of Covid-19 protocols and health and safety compliance
  • Attention to detail
  • Good report writing
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Cultural Awareness

To apply, email your CV, (with contactable references), motivational letter and copies your ID and qualifications (if applicable) to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon 11 am on 26 April 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Admin Clerk (3-month Maternity Contract)

Monthly Basic Salary: R4000.00

Chrysalis Academy is a smoke, drug and alcohol-free organisation who is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual who shares the Academy’s values and displays exemplary role modelling by embodying the Academy’s holistic approach to fill the
following 3-month contract position:

Purpose: 

To provide administrative support and assistance to the Training & Development department of the Chrysalis Academy.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate with a certificate in Office Administration/Computer Studies
  • At least 2 years’ relevant office administration experience
  • Competent in English and at least 1 other South African language
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development

Key Performance Areas:

  • Assist with preparation of course documents (student manuals, attendance registers, forms etc.).
  • Capturing forms completed by students.
  • File and archive all course documentations e.g. class registers, daily handover docs, roll calls sheets, disciplinary documents etc. at the end of the course.
  • Prepare documentation and notices for students, hostels, rooms and training venues as relevant for each phase of the course.
  • Assist with set-up requirements for training venues on the programme.
  • Diary management for all component related meetings etc.
  • Receive and direct telephone calls and enquiries and pass onto senior members of the Training department.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the Training Office.

Skills and Competencies

Excellent organisational and administrative skills ● Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) ● Good communication and writing skills ● Attention to detail ● Good time management skills ● Ability to work with highly confidential & sensitive information ● Ability to work under pressure ● Ability to multi-task

To apply, email your CV, (with contactable references), motivational letter and copies your ID and qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before 11 am on 30 April 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

ADMIN OFFICER

R84 000 CTC per annum

Chrysalis Academy is a smoke, drug and alcohol-free organisation who is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual who shares the Academy’s values and displays exemplary role modelling by embodying the Academy’s holistic approach to fill the following 1-year renewable contract position:

Purpose: 

To coordinate and manage the administration of the Training & Development department of the Chrysalis Academy.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate with a certificate in office administration/computer studies.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant office administration experience.
  • Database management experience (SETA learner management system).
  • Understanding training related legislation i.e. SETA, SAQA, NQF etc.
  • Facilitation experience and skills is advantageous.
  • Competent in English and at least 1 other South African language.
  • Non-smoker and sober habits.
  • Understand the organisation and its holistic approach to youth development.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Management of the Training Admin office.
  • Supervision of the Admin Clerk: Training & Development.
  • Administration of the Academy’s 3-month Youth Development Programme (e.g. reports,
    certificates, invoices, minute taking etc.).
  • Data capturing on SETA learner management system.
  • Admin support to the Academy’s special projects in the Training & Development
    department (e.g. develop and maintain a comprehensive training database of volunteers,
    service providers and stakeholders).
  • Provide facilitation support to the Training & Development department where required.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Database management skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Excellent supervisory skills
  • Good facilitation / presentation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work with highly confidential & sensitive information
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task

To apply, email your CV, (with contactable references), motivational letter and copies your ID and qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before 11 am on 18 June 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

LAUNDRY ASSISTANT

(Contract position: R 60 000 CTC per annum)

Chrysalis Academy is a smoke, drug and alcohol-free organisation who is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual who shares the Academy’s values and displays exemplary role modelling by embodying the Academy’s holistic approach to fill the following 1-year renewable contract position:

Purpose: 

To assist with the laundry services for Chrysalis Academy.

Requirements:

  • A certificate in Laundry Services / Sewing Course will be advantageous.
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ relevant laundry experience (Industrial laundry equipment).
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development.
  • Non-smoker and sober habits.
  • Competent (verbal and written) in English and at least 1 other South African language.

Key Performance Areas:

  • To assist with effective and efficient laundry services to the Academy.
  • Washing, drying and ironing of students and staff uniforms, curtains, tablecloths etc.
  • Assist with effective and efficient operating of washing and sewing machines.
  • Assist with repairs / needle work of torn garments/clothing.
  • Ensure health and safety measures are adhered to.
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task.

To apply, email your CV, (with contactable references), motivational letter and copies your ID and qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before 11 am on 18 June 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

(Contract position: R63 600 CTC per annum)

Chrysalis Academy is a smoke, drug and alcohol-free organisation who is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual who shares the Academy’s values and displays exemplary role modelling by embodying the Academy’s holistic approach to fill the following 1-year renewable contract position:

Purpose: 

To provide general maintenance at Chrysalis Academy.

Requirements:

  • A certificate in Plumbing, Water Proofing, Painting, Glazing, Electrical, Carpentry will be
    advantageous.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant maintenance experience (e.g. plumbing, water
    proofing, painting, glazing, electrical, carpentry, swimming pool etc.).
  • General experience in maintaining big buildings and grounds.
  • Ground maintenance/gardening experience will be advantageous.
  • Driver’s Licence will be advantageous.
  • Non-smoker and sober habits.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure that the Chrysalis Academy’s buildings and grounds/ gardens are kept in an
    excellent condition.
  • Assist in treating and maintaining the swimming pool.
  • Clearing blocked drains, toilets and urinals.

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to use maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Health and Safety conscious.
  • Punctual and ability to multi-task.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and work ethics.

To apply, email your CV, (with contactable references), motivational letter and copies your ID and qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before 11 am on 18 June 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Academy is looking to employ 1 Youth Hub Ambassador who resides in one of the following areas: Elsies River, Bishop Lavis/Bonteheuwel, Manenberg, Delft, Gugulethu.

Contract position – renewable subject to a performance evaluation

Salary: R5000.00 CTC per month

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have completed the 3-month Youth Development training programme as a student at the Chrysalis Academy.
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Non-smoker with sober habits
  • Must reside in one of the above mentioned areas

Key Performance Areas:

  • Coordination and implementation of Chrysalis Academy Youth Hub daily activities
  • Graduate first point of contact in the community
  • Community service coordination and implementation
  • Recruitment of interested youth
  • Monitoring and tracking of graduates
  • Sourcing of opportunities
  • Monthly report writing and administration

Skills and competencies required:

  • Highly confident, self-disciplined and self-motivated individual
  • Ability to take and give instructions
  • Willing to work flexible and long hours with enthusiasm
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Sound Administration and report writing skills
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to teach students basic drill commands advantageous
  • Good supervisory & facilitation skills
  • Must share and be a living example of the Chrysalis Academy values

To apply, kindly email your motivation letter, CV, copies of ID and contactable references to jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za

Deadline: MONDAY, 22 FEBRUARY 2021

NO LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

LAUNDRY SUPERVISOR

(Contract position: R 120 000 CTC per annum)

Purpose:

To manage the laundry services for Chrysalis Academy Requirements:

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate or equivalent
  • A certificate in Laundry Services / Sewing Course
  • A certificate in staff supervision will be advantageous
  • At least 5 – 8 years’ relevant laundry experience (Industrial laundry equipment)
  • At least 3 – 5 years sewing experience
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent (verbal and written) in English and at least 1 other South African language

Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent organisational and supervision skills
  • Excellent sewing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task

Key performance areas:

  • Provide effective and efficient laundry services to the Academy
  • Washing, drying and ironing of students and staff uniforms, curtains, tablecloths etc.
  • Provide effective and efficient operating of washing and sewing machines
  • Repair / needlework of torn garments/clothing
  • Supervision of Laundry personnel
  • Ensure health and safety measures are adhered to
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy

To apply, email your CV, motivational letter and copies of qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon (12h00) on 25 February 2021

GENERAL CLEANER

(Contract position: R 60 000 CTC per annum)

Purpose:

To ensure cleaning, stocking, and supplying cleaning materials to designated facilities at Chrysalis Academy

Requirements:

  • A certificate in Cleaning Services will be advantageous
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ relevant cleaning experience (Industrial cleaning equipment)
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent (verbal and written) in English and at least 1 other South African language

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to work effectively and economically with cleaning chemicals
  • Ability to move equipment (tables and chairs) across the campus into different venues
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task

Key performance areas:

  • Ensure that the Academy’s facilities are cleaned and well maintained
  • Ensure that the venues and ablutions across multiple venues are cleaned and well maintained
  • Ensure that the walls, floors & windows are cleaned and well maintained
  • Replenish sanitation at select venues
  • Assist with setting up an mopping up of certain venues as needed
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy

To apply, email your CV, motivational letter and copies of qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon (12h00) on 25 February 2021

GROUNDSMAN ASSISTANTS (x2)

(Contract position: R57,000 CTC per annum)

Purpose:

To ensure that the grounds at Chrysalis Academy are well maintained.

Requirements:

  • A certificate in brush cutter or chainsaw will be advantageous
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ relevant ground maintenance experience (Industrial equipment on huge grounds)
  • Brush cutter and chain saw experience is essential
  • A valid driver’s licence and tractor driving experience would be advantageous
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent in English and at least 1 other South African language

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to operate a weed eater and other gardening equipment skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of health & safety
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Key performance areas:

  •  Ensure that the Academy’s grounds are well maintained
  • Maintain flower beds and cutting of grass
  • Assist with the Academy’s waste management
  • Removal of litter across the Academy
  • Assist with setting up an mopping up of certain venues as needed
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy

To apply, email your CV, motivational letter and copies of qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon (12h00) on 25 February 2021

LAUNDRY ASSISTANT

(Contract position: R 60 000 CTC per annum)

Purpose:

To assist with the laundry services for Chrysalis Academy.

Requirements:

  • A certificate in Laundry Services / Sewing Course will be advantageous
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ relevant laundry experience (Industrial laundry equipment)
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent (verbal and written) in English and at least 1 other South African language

Skills and competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task

Key performance areas:

  • To assist with effective and efficient laundry services to the Academy
  • Washing, drying and ironing of students and staff uniforms, curtains, tablecloths etc.
  • Assist with effective and efficient operating of washing and sewing machines
  • Assist with repairs / needle work of torn garments/clothing
  • Ensure health and safety measures are adhered to
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy

To apply, email your CV, motivational letter and copies of qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon (12h00) on 25 February 2021

JUNIOR INSTRUCTORS (X 3)

Requirements:

  • A valid Matric certificate / equivalent
  • Must have completed the 3-month Youth Development training programme as a student at Chrysalis
    Academy
  • Must have been a Junior Instructor-in-Training or completed the Junior Instructor training programme
    at chrysalis Academy
  • Understanding the holistic approach to youth development
  • Non-smoker and sober habits
  • Competent (verbal and written) in English and at least 1 other South African language
  • Drivers Licence would be advantageous

Skills and competencies:

  • Highly confident and disciplined individual
  • Ability to take and give instructions
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Willing to work flexible and long hours with enthusiasm
  • Ability work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • First Aid, Fire Fighting & outdoor facilitation experience is advantageous
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to teach students basic drill commands advantageous
  • Good Supervisory & facilitation skills.

Key performance areas:

  • Supervise student movement & activities
  • Assist Senior Youth Instructor with facilitating training & development activities & interventions
    (includes outdoor facilitation)
  • Student mentoring & support
  • Prepare classrooms & other venues for training & other student activity
  • Assist with the maintenance & safekeeping of equipment & other assets of the Academy
  • Ad-hoc responsibilities assigned within the Academy

To apply, email your CV, motivational letter and copies of qualifications to
jobs@chrysalisacademy.org.za
Applications to reach us before noon (12h00) on 25 February 2021

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