StreetNet International

StreetNet International

(2 Vacancies)

Based out of Durban, South Africa

Durban, South Africa
Unit 101, 1st Floor, Dinvir Centre
123 Joe Slovo Street, Durban 4001, South Africa

P. O. Box 61139, Bishopsgate 4008, South Africa
Tel: +27 31 201 3528

Email: coordinator@streetnet.org.za
Website: www.streetnet.org.za

2 Vacancies

Applications are invited for the abovementioned two part-time positions (20 hours per month) starting on 2nd January 2018, which will involve working virtually and physically with StreetNet’s affiliated organisations in different regions, assisting them to build their organisational capacity in representing and furthering the interests of street vendors, informal market vendors and hawkers, especially women, throughout the world. See attached Job Description (as Word document) (as PDF file) and Working Conditions (as Word document) (as PDF file).

The Organisers will work from wherever they wish to be based and their work will be co-ordinated by means of electronic communications and other reporting mechanisms in operation in StreetNet. The Organisers are responsible for establishing and maintaining the necessary communications and administrative infrastructure to do this work.

The following requirements will apply:

  1. Commitment to improving the lives of the poorest street vendors, informal market vendors and hawkers, especially women, worldwide;
  2. Ability to work in an international environment;
  3. Ability to network with the trade union movement, social movements and other civil society organisations;
  4. Experience in working with any sector of the informal economy will be a recommendation;
  5. Some knowledge of French, Spanish and/or Russian will be a recommendation – in addition to English which is the medium of communication between staff.

Please send your application, together with your Curriculum Vitae, to the International Co-ordinator at the above address by no later than 15 October 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews during October/November 2017.

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