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Job opportunity: Project Officer (CSR Projects) – 12 month fixed-term contract

SAPF • 23 June 2023

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Job Overview

CAFSA is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our team on a fixed-term contract as Project Officer. This individual will be responsible for identifying opportunities to administer employee volunteering programmes that include payroll giving, fundraising, identification, planning and implementing volunteering events, day-to-day operations and updating of an online employee volunteering platform.  This will involve working closely with clients and internal project management teams.


  • Administer day-to-day operations, update and maintain clients’ online employee volunteering platform with relevant content and information related to volunteering initiatives.
  • Administer payroll giving (Give-As-You-Earn) and the employer matching process.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify and develop volunteering programmes that align with the clients’ mission and values.
  • Coordinate and manage the execution of volunteering programs, including logistics, communications, and volunteer recruitment.
  • Work closely with clients to understand their volunteering objectives and develop customised programmes to meet their needs.
  • Conduct research and stay up to date on volunteering trends and best practices to identify new opportunities and ways to improve existing programmes.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Capture and upload volunteering data on clients’ databases.
  • Monitor and report on the impact and success of volunteering programmes and provide regular updates to management and clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Development, Communications, Marketing or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in web and social media management, preferably in a CSR or non-profit environment.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of volunteering best practices and trends, and a passion for social impact.
  • Familiarity with web design and content management systems.
  • Experience with volunteer management and event planning.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work largely at the CAFSA offices in Maboneng, Johannesburg and Sandton. Some local travel will be involved. 

If you meet these requirements and are passionate about making a positive impact on the world through CSR initiatives, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please send your CV to  by no later than 30 June 2023. 

Should you have any queries please contact Randhir Rampersad at +27 11 334 0404  or Cell 079 0688 132.

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