Malekane - Social Worker - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Lucas Malekane

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Social Worker


organisational development ( od) of non-profit organisations as related to the budgets,human resource,networking, goal design, and action research ; train and monitor non-profit organisations in achieving their goals ; assessing and evaluating the impact contribution of the organisations to the community in the WORLD of social welfare.In the healing WORLD my skills are an intuitive reader;cleanser of persons , families and organisations , soul retrieval and alignment of faith-based sources of our energies

Work History


Self Employed

From April 2011

and to be
Reason for the break: Secure resources so sustain myself until retirement and continue with the calling.


sub-district manager

Former Co

September 1998 - March 2011

Responsibilities: Responsible for the personnel of 15 people, with 3 local programme managers reporting to me, since 1 April 2006, 20 Former Co - workers became an independent organisation called SASSA, which manages social assistance grants. Specific functionary responsibilities include the following

A. To organise and monitor social services delivery in the region.

B. To Assess training needs of personnel in the region and institute capacity building.

C. To work with CBO's and NGO's, Business sector and other public service structures.

D. To inform, support and monitor staff in the region.

E. To facilitate poverty reduction programme in the region.

Reason for moving: Respond to my spiritual Calling

e). Lead the capacity building of a community based organisation (Basizeni)

One Branch

b). Facilitated workshop for crime prevention through community courts in Cape Town (1990 - 1993)

c). Participated in seminars, conferences and debates of community courts nationally, Port Elizabeth,
Stellenboch, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

d). Organised conferences on services for the return of freedom fighters in 1991 at university of the western Cape.

e). Lead the capacity building of a community based organisation (Basizeni) through sponsorship of south Africa breweries (R10 000) which was given to South African Black Social Workers Association (Sabswa).
f). Participated in organisation transformation unit of black management forum in cape town (1994-1996) where I have been a member since 1987.

Owner of Business

Lucas Shoes

September 1997 - August 1998

Period: One Year
Reason for Closure: Bushiness not doing well.

6.Name of Employer: Social Services and population development department.

HEALER and registered non-practising social worker

one Branch

(Twelve Branches) and 1996 -


Visit to USA

this was a programme to do comparative studies in the USA on dispute resolution systems at community level

Social Worker and Programme Manager

National Organisational Development

February 1990 - August 1997

Manager for 12 of the 25 branches
Nicro Mpumalanga Provincial Director
Period: February 1990 - August 1997

Reason For leaving: Have reached the limit of upward mobility and remuneration benefits; and also in search of challenges in human resource development, or training and development, or project management and evaluation in social development.

Lesson (Enrichment): Well defined goals, appropriate training, being in a resourceful area (Cape Town) action research and effective management and leadership are imperative for the success of an organisation.

: Examples of these as a consumer and leader.

As a Consumer
a). Attended +- 20 Sessions on unlearning oppressions such as sexism, racism, ageism etc. reposition
exercises and planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Clinical Industrial Social Worker

Evander Centre for Human Development

January 1988 - January 1990

Type of Organisation: Social Service Department of the Chamber of Mines
Position Held: Clinical Industrial Social Worker
Period: January 1988 - January 1990
Reason for Leaving: To Study social Planning at the University of Cape Town
Lesson (Enrichment): Well defined goals, Investment in training of personnel accompanied by performance appraisal facilitate change and happiness.


4.Name of Employer: Nicro Welfare Organisation
Type of Organisation: Which specialises in Crime Prevention and rehabilitation of ex - offenders

Social Worker

KwaQuaqa Town Council

December 1986 - December 1987

Period: December 1986 - December 1987
Reason For Leaving: No Potential for growth and limited financial benefits
Lesson (Enrichment): Location of Social Work Services was ineffective and it prevented professional and community growth.

Social Worker

Galeshewe Child and Family Welfare

February 1985 - November 1986

Period: February 1985 - November 1986
Reason for Leaving: To be near Unisa Campus for Study purposes
Lesson (enrichment): Skilled and Well Placed Volunteers as necessary basic factors for the success of a voluntary welfare organisation.

Small business development

Witwatersrand University

Course, 5 Days in 1994 facilitated by Witwatersrand University

c). Human Recourse Development in voluntary organisation n 1995 for 15 Days.

Qualifications & Certifications

Public Service Management

Programme of University of Witwatersrand

Management Development

University in our Department

Social Work

University of Cape Town

Social Work

University of Fort Hare


Ratshepo High School

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