JOB OPENING: HATE CRIMES MANAGER

The programme involves case management of LGBT people who have suffered hate crimes, monthly community outreach activities, integrating issues within mainstream service provision and advocacy, especially within the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Task Team to address violence on the basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

The position involves management of a small team, a budget and funder reports and applications.

A B Degree is essential. Other qualities include maturity, strong project management skills, experience in working with LGBTI issues, specifically provision of direct services and how to integrate this within the mainstream, a focus on achieving outputs and a sense of humor.

The position is based in Pretoria.  It is an initial one year contract, renewable pending on funding and performance. There is a three month probation period.

Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Please forward CVs to Dawie Nel, neld@out.org.za; 012-430 3272.

Closing date for applications is 20 September 2013 at noon. We would ideally like the position filled as from 1 November 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

OUT is 19 years old and serves the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) community in Pretoria and beyond. We are one of the oldest LGBT community groups in South Africa. Our main focus is on the health issues of Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and LGBT people, hate crimes and community building.