WCFID: Training Coordinator Position Available


The Forum is a support network for service providers in the field of intellectual disability in the Western Cape, and based in Maitland.

WCFID seeks to appoint a Training Coordinator (Preferably Therapist/ Social Worker/ Educator) to be based in Cape Town.

Employment Type: 30 hrs per week, with flexibility


  • Working with the training team in planning an annual training programme for the sector of intellectual disability in the Western Cape
  • Provide training, making use of in-house content when required
  • Managing all logistics of the roll out of above programme including arrangements with presenters, venue booking, CPD applications, RSVP’s, catering and technology required
  • Management of logistics on the day – set-up, registration, payments, evaluations etc.
  • Post training monitoring and evaluation
  • Networking and site visits as required
  • Recording statistics and writing reports


  • Appropriate degree/qualification and registration with relevant professional body
  • Interest in adult education and ability to both work as a trainer and run workshops
  • Interest and knowledge in community development
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills (computer literate)
  • Ability to capture and analyse data and write reports
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Fluency in English and isiXhosa / Afrikaans, spoken and written
  • Driver’s license for a manual car
  • Flexibility as well as a willingness to handle / address a range of duties
  • Willingness to travel (occasionally)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Able to start in January 2020

Fax or e-mail your 2 page CV with three contactable references to: The Director, WCFID.  E-mail: [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We reserve the right to not appoint and re-advertise this post should a suitable candidate not be found. CV’s longer than 2 pages will be discarded.

For more about Conservation International, refer to http://www.wcfid.co.za/