3 month maternity substitute Feb - May 2020  

Location; Langa  

Hours; 20 hours per week 



To provide one on one support and mentoring to Project Playground Participants, grades 3 to 12.

To provide information and guidance in relation to the participants’ education, including tertiary, as well as alternatives to education when necessary.

Evaluate participants’ attributes and assist them in realizing their goals.

To create partnerships, within as well as outside the organization, to aid in increased opportunities for youth such as bursaries and internships.

Cooperate with parents, Project Playground staff and external partners to aid with the fulfilment of each individual’s needs.


Essential Functions & Competencies                                                             

Experience in one on one mentoring of youth and lay counselling

Teaching experience preferable

Computer literacy

Good interpersonal skills

Added advantage:

Certificate in Coaching, Mentoring and/or Psychology Studies.

Qualification in Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring.

General Traits wanted;

Sincere interest, compassion and faith in fellow human beings

Optimistic outlook on life

Strong sense of responsibility (conscientiousness and reliability)

Ability to communicate effectively


What is a PPGian?

As a part of Project Playground you are at any given time a PPGian. This means that you are a Role Model in every area of your life. You are open-hearted, caring by nature, have high integrity by being loyal and fair towards both the organisation, the children and adults. You practice self-leadership and aim to develop at all times. You are proactive and hardworking, take ownership of your duties and mistakes and are dedicated to your role and yourself. Humbleness and ability to show flexibility is important in the role.


If you are interested, please send CV and motivational letter to


Closing date of applications 3 January 2020, should you not hear back from us by 1 March 2020, please consider your application unsuccessful.


1 Ndabeni Street, Langa, Cape Town

+27 21 6941111
St. Gabriel Street, Guguelthu, Cape Town
+27 21 6330263




FNB Business Account

Account Number: 62819574189

Branch Code: 255355
Account Holder: Project Playground Trust


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