Mavundla - Community Development Officer - Ramsgate, Margate, KZN, South Africa

Mfiselwa Mavundla

Ramsgate, Margate, KZN, South Africa

Services

Community Development Officer

Summary:

Currently I am working for Department of Social Development as a Community Development Practitioner. My working experience has help me to aquire skills in supervising community development to keep up to date within new developments to ensure effective and efficient services. Facilitate awareness campaigns on community develpment programmes. Mobilise local communities into intergrated development structures. Facilitate, organise and conduct training and capacity building of various individuals, organizations and institutions. Facilitate the registration of emerging local structures such as Cooperatives and NPOs. Report writing a presentation skills.

Work History

Community Development Practitioner

Kwazulu Natal Province

From January 2013

Pinetown)
PERIOD: 2 January 2013 (Current Employer)
JOB TITTLE: Community Development Practitioner
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
➢ Supervise and co-ordinate Community Development to ensure that there is communication and coordination with relevant role players, internally and externally (e.g. in the departments/provinces, NGOs local community structures and NPOs establishment of partnerships to ensure sustainability development of activities within the community.
➢ Facilitate, organize and conduct training and capacity building of various individuals, organizations and institutions.
➢ Facilitate the registration of emerging local structures such as NPOs e.g. (online registration and report compliance).
➢ Monitor NPOs to ensure that they are in compliance with the NPOs Act and PFMA
➢ Support out of school youth by engaging them with training centers for skills development.
➢ Coordinate projects and draw business plans for project proposals.
➢ Monitor, evaluate and render support to funded projects or programmers.
➢ Facilitate the conducting of households and community profiling.

Community Development Practitioner

Eastern Cape Province

July 2008 - December 2012

Qumbu)
PERIOD: 1 July 2008 to 31 December 2012
JOB TITTLE: Community Development Practitioner

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
➢ Supervise and co-ordinate auxiliary community development and Masupa-Tsela youth pioneers to ensure there is communication and coordination with relevant role players, internally and externally (e.g. in the departments/provinces, NGOs local community structures and NPOs establishment of partnerships to ensure sustainability development of activities within the community.
➢ Supervise community development to keep up to date within new developments to ensure effective and efficient service.
➢ Facilitate awareness campaigns on community development programmes targeting communities in rural areas.
➢ Mobilize local communities into integrated development structures.
➢ Facilitate the development and alignment of business plans to the logical framework (LFA)
➢ Facilitate and mobilize the development in utilization of resources from various departments' plans in the local municipality.
➢ Coordinate projects and draw business plans for project proposals.
➢ Monitor, evaluate and render support to funded projects or programmers.
➢ Facilitate the conducting of households and community profiling.
➢ Facilitate training and capacity building of various individuals, organizations and institutions.
➢ Provide inputs for policy development and improvements when required.
➢ Facilitate the registration of emerging local structures such as NPOs.
➢ Monitor NPOs to ensure that they are in compliance with the NPOs Act and PFMA
➢ Report to Managers and District Projects coordinators through verbal and in writing.
ORGANISATION: Environment and Language Educational

Agriculture Officer

Trust (E.L.E.T)

December 2004 - June 2008

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
➢ Facilitate communities to built community capacity to sustain itself by crop and livestock farming.
➢ Assist in development, managing, and evaluate community projects.
➢ Supervision of INK greening project in townships such as Inanda, Ntuzuma and KwaMashu.
➢ Monitor projects on regular basis, communication with other stakeholders regarding constraints and opportunities.
➢ Assists in community business plans and application of funds from various potential sponsors.

Project Coordinator

Siyathuthuka Community Development

February 2004 - November 2004

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
➢ Draw business plans for project proposal and application of sponsorships
➢ Crop farming by community for selling.
➢ Youth Development Seminars, Awareness for HIV/AIDS and child abuse.
➢ Coordinate donations for Children's and old age homes.

Agricultural Officer (in-service training)

Richards Bay Minerals

February 2003 - July 2003

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
➢ Establish of community project in KwaMbonambi area.
➢ Facilitate food security project, women co-ops and youth development projects.
➢ Co-ordinate the capacity building of various project beneficiaries.
➢ Provide technical support and new methods of cultivation.
➢ Facilitate and coordinate Farmers day, by making sure that all relevant stakeholders are well informed about the event.

Qualifications & Certifications

Crop Production

Owen Sitole College of Agriculture

EDUCATION

Galeni High School

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