Girls and Boys Town: Fundraising Administration Officer


Established in 1958, Girls and Boys Town (GBT) is a national nonprofit organisation that runs proven and successful programmes to strengthen vulnerable youth. Through a combination of interventions, Girls and Boys Town on average, assist between 16 000 to 20 000 beneficiaries a year. GBT core focus is to remove the obstacles and barriers that prevent children from finding their light and helping them to Shine.

Girls and Boys Town seeks to appoint a Fundraising Administration Officer, to be based in Durban.


  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and donor
  • Oversee general office needs
  • Take and type Minutes of meetings and maintain an effective filing system
  • Assist with general administrative duties manage stock, stationery and new orders
  • Direct calls and forward messages to the fundraising team
  • Generate reports and file accordingly
  • Assist all fundraisers with basic administration duties as and when required
  • Petty cash management and liaising with Head Office regarding invoices and payments
  • Book travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • Prepare internet transfer requisitions
  • Capture donations on the Ivory Donor Management System


  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Computer Literate
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Secretarial Diploma Advantageous
  • Minimum of three years’ secretarial / administration experience
  • Computer skills – Proficient in Microsoft Office including (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access)
  •  Ability to type 40 to 60 words per minute
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Administrative and organising skills – prepare reports, presentations and documents
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic accounting or bookkeeping
  • Ability to multitask
  • Bilingualism an advantage
  • Knowledge of videoconferencing and other office equipment

To apply,  submit abridged two page to [email protected]

Telephone Enquiries: Saloshna Ellary (032) 943 3189

Only short listed candidates will be responded to.

Girls and Boys Town is an equal opportunity employer.

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