Job Advert: Programme Activist

Church Land Programme

In solidarity with the landless poor!

The Church Land Programme (CLP) is an independent non-profit organisation that works through a process of animation with groups of poor people to create unique responses to their unique situations.

Our small dynamic team wants a dedicated activist to join the organisation in Pietermaritzburg.

Purpose of the job:

  • To affirm, learn from and journey with those who are systematically excluded and impoverished in their struggles related to land and justice.
  • To manage the development of the programme content, facilitating and monitoring implementation in the field.
  •  Work in solidarity with and learn from people whose lives are affected by the failure to realize land rights in practice.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be a good listener and learner from local experiences of democratic praxis;
  •  understand the living politics and theory of social movements;
  •  have a drivers license;
  • be able to travel frequently and undertake regular visits to rural areas;
  •  be computer literate (Microsoft office package, Open source, etc);
  •  be fluent in English and isiZulu, isiXhosa or SeSotho (Afrikaans would be an advantage);
  •  enjoy working as part of a team, sharing responsibility and trust.

Those interested in joining our team should submit a covering letter and a comprehensive CV with current contact details and 3 current contactable references to:
• e-mail:-,
• fax:- 033 3461141,
• post:- to Suite 23 Postnet, Private Bag X9005, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.

CLOSING DATE: 5.00pm, 5 April 2013.

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