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Office Administrator – PMB – (R9,180p/m)


Community Media Trust (CMT) is a South African NGO focusing on communication in the fields of basic human rights. CMT aims to empower individuals and communities, encouraging them to take part in managing and improving their own lives, promoting healthy and health-seeking behaviour and basic human rights. It does this through media and outreach programmes that provide scientific information in a format that is easy to understand.

Please visit our website to find out more about CMT –

CMT wishes to appoint a suitably qualified/experienced and committed individual with initiative and strong administrative skills to provide support as the Office Administrator in our Pietermaritzburg office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support in a variety of ways to assist the teams in the field;
  • Collating all office requests for activity costs;
  • Reconciliation of all expenditure;
  • Daily collating, capturing and emailing the Office Movements of all employees based at PMB office;
  • Filing of all office documentation as required;
  • Purchasing goods for office – refreshments etc.;
  • Maintaining the storeroom and ensuring it is kept in an orderly manner at all times;
  • Other administrative duties that may be required from time to time.

To apply (via email sent to only):

  1. Click on where you need to fill in the CMT Employment Application Form completely, accurately and legibly;
  2. A motivational 1 page cover letter.
  3. Your current updated CV

Email all three above documents to: using the reference PMBOA_042018 in the subject line.

DO NOT send through an application without using the correct reference number and attaching all the requested documentation as your application will not be considered.

Applicants who have not been contacted by the 30th April 2018 may assume that they have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a competency-based assessment and credit/ITC checks.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

Closing date: 30 April 2018


  • Valid drivers’ licence an advantage
  • Interest in HIV/AIDS and training


  • Three years of proven administration experience in the same/similar position
  • Proven experience in reconciliation of expenditure
  • Good communication and strong organisational/logistical skills
  • Initiative and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Proven IT skills, and knowledge of the relevant computer packages (MS Office/Skype)

Personal skills/attributes

  • Punctuality, discretion, tact and diplomacy (essential to maintain complete confidentiality of information)
  • Strong team player with exceptional people skills, broad-minded and able to manage a varied and multicultural environment
  • Structured and time line driven
  • Good people skills.
  • Good contactable references
  • Efficient and highly organised, eager to learn
  • Honest and reliable

Province: Kwazulu-Natal
City: Pietermaritzburg
Type: Permanent
Job level: Junior
Benefits: Discovery Group Life Cover

Carmelita Petersen
Community Media Trust

Youth Ambassadors, Khayelitsha, Cape Town


Community Media Trust (CMT), a national NGO that focuses on empowering individuals and communities to take part in managing and improving their health through media and outreach programmes, wishes to appoint 18 committed, enthusiastic and socially-minded Youth Ambassadors who would be based in Khayelitsha.

For more about Community Media Trust, refer to

As a Youth Ambassador you will be expected to, first and fore mostly, be a representative for and role model to other youth in your immediate community.  You will be expected to network with potential community support and partner organisations locally to plan and execute mobilisation activities, such as youth open days and events that will inform and educate the youth in Khayelitsha about health services related to HIV & TB prevention and Sexual Reproductive Health.


The Youth Ambassadors will be expected to participate in task-sharing activities, working closely with our Community Mobilisers and Health Educators.  You will receive training on HIV and in the basics of using social media and will be the projects “eyes and ears” on the ground.  The Youth Ambassadors will report jointly to CMT’s Project Coordinator and the overall Project Manager.  This post requires 18 flexible weekly hours that might require the availability to work some weekends to fulfil the project goals.


Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Running 2 youth groups per week, carrying out youth-related activities and including HIV messaging
  • Planning and execution of mobilisation activities in conjunction with our team of Health Educators and Mobilisers
  • Attend and assist with the planning and hosting of community-based awareness events, like school open days and other special events
  • Network with other youth orientated stakeholders and support partner organisations in the area
  • Keep up to date with health information, with a specific focus on Sexual Reproductive Health and TB
  • Gathering of relevant material (information and images) for posting on social media



  • Monthly stipend of R1,750.00
  • Airtime/data provided for project purposes


TO APPLY please use the reference “YA-CPT04/2018” in the subject line of your emailed application to OR deliver your application to the TBHIV Care office in Khayelitsha for the attention of Mr T Mabhiya no later than the 30 April 2018.


Please attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at
  2. 1(one) page motivational cover letter
  3. Your full CV


Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and Credit/ITC checks.

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by CMT.

Closing date:  30 April 2018

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by 17 May 2018.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.



  • 18 hours per week (flexible)
  • Must have Matric, and be between the ages of 18 and 25
  • Must have own Smartphone
  • Must reside in Khayelitsha (Wards 91, 92 & 93)
  • Ability to organise events and activations
  • Valid South African identity document
  • Be fluent in isiXhosa and English



  • Punctuality
  • Strong team player with exceptional people skills, broad-minded and able to manage a varied environment
  • Be responsible, with sober habits and a good role model to other youth



  • HIV and AIDS knowledge
  • Sexual Reproductive Health knowledge
  • TB knowledge


Province:                    Western Cape
Job policy:                  Employment Equity position
City:                             Cape Town
Job level:                    Junior
Benefits:                     Life cover

Community Media Trust
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