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RockCorps

RockCorps

RockCorps

Moving a generation to change the world

Professional

Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Posted:
14 Aug 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
R6000 - R9500 per month (gross) Dependent on experience

Employer tags:
Industry:
Social Enterprise
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
Social Impact
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Project Co-ordinator

Harness the power of music to inspire volunteering by producing incredible concerts

Johannesburg, South Africa

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
R6000 - R9500 per month (gross) Dependent on experience

Job Type:
Contract / Short-term
Level:
Entry Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
Exotic
Social Impact
Function:
Project Management
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RockCorps harnesses the power of music to inspire volunteering by producing concerts for which the only way in is to give 4 hours at a volunteer project. You can’t buy a ticket; you can’t win a ticket; you have to earn a ticket. RockCorps has produced more than 40 live concerts for 200,000 volunteers in 8 countries and is launching in South Africa for the first time. This launch provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the right candidate.

Job Description

Unit/Department: Project Team
Employment Period: 26 August 2013 - 10 Nov 2013
Date started in role: 26 August 2013
Hours/Week: 40+

Position in Organisation

Project Co-ordinator reports to the Project Leader who reports to the Project Manager. 
Project Co-ordinator is reported to by the Volunteers


Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the execution of multiple, large, time-specific events each week and lead volunteers through diverse improvement projects at schools, community centres, and other community based settings
  • Communicate and follow up with volunteers by telephone, e-mail, and general mail
  • Sign volunteers up to projects and maintain accurate data on all volunteer activities for the programme through the RockCorps database
  • Assist in all components of projects including, but not limited to; management of project logistics, leading a team of volunteers, supply inventory and resource finding 
  • Respond to event inquiries, needs, and/or issues in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Assist with community outreach to recruit local volunteers
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Inspire and motivate volunteers throughout project experience

Experience

  • Possess strong communication skills including verbal and written – must be able to speak to a crowd
  • Have demonstrated experience in project management and/or camp activities
  • Know basic gardening/landscaping, mural making, and or carpentry
  • Have experience with event planning and/or charity organisations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • Be able to work flexible hours and days; including evenings and weekends
  • Have a great attitude, be a team player and a self-starter
  • Possess flexibility and an ability to manage multiple tasks, under deadlines
  • Have strong decision-making skills with ability to work independently
  • Be able to carry and lift 9 kg
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Driving experience minimum 2 years
  • A willingness to drive a van for transporting project tools and equipment
  • Have a love of music 




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