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Title: Facilitator: Limpopo / Mpumalanga

Reports to: Programme Managers

Employment Status: Part-time

Position Overview

This position’s primary responsibility is to engage, train, and support beneficiaries in natural farming methods, tree planting and agroecology. The facilitator will be required to travel extensively to projects in their province and report back to the Programme Manager within the required timeframes and prescribed report formats.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in an agriculture field
  • Knowledge about permaculture and natural farming methods
  • Qualification in agriculture will be preferred
  • Has a car and license
  • Has a laptop
  • Resides in Limpopo (Polokwane, Lephalale, Mokopane) or Mpumalanga (Emalahleni, Standerton, Ermelo)
  • Available at least 2 days in a week
  • Facilitation experience required (must have some experience in handling a group of people)
  • Willing to travel to surrounding areas

Scope

  • Stakeholder engagement, support, and training;
  • Planning and implementation of project activities according to project plans;
  • Facilitation of successful agroecology workshops and/or tree planting events;
  • Prepare feedback reports according to prescribed formats;
  • Administration of travel expenses, including accommodation, daily allowances, etc.

Competencies 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Fluency in English and local vernacular (isiXhosa/isiZulu). A written test may be required upon application;
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills;
  • Demonstrated history of training and facilitation in local communities (at least 2 years experience);
  • Excellent time and task management, including problem solving;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure;
  • Proficient in Google Drive;
  • Detail-oriented and focused; ability to operate efficiently; and maintain a strong degree of accuracy;
  • Professional and ethical standards.

To apply, submit your CV and short motivation letter to applications@trees.org.za with the subject line: Ecopreneur: [Region, Province] in the title before 1 June 2024.

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