Club Coach for Smart Start


Thembalethu Development:Club Coach for Smart Start

Thembalethu Development
Opportunity closing date:
Friday, 26 February, 2021
Opportunity type:

Thembalethu Development was founded in 2002 as nonprofit organisation with the aim of becoming the socioeconomic development agency of choice for the mining industry, government, the private sector and international donors.

Thembalethu Development seeks to appoint a Club Coach to be based in Ephraim Mogale Municipality.

Employment Type:Fixed Term Contract for Four Months


  • Coordinate all stages of the selection process for Franchisees in line with SmartStart standards and guidelines, and to gather learnings to improve processes with support from Smartstart
  • In specific geographic areas, arrange logistics and delivery of on-boarding training for new Franchisees
  • Licensing and quality assurance:
  •  Run initial training consolidation meetings for Franchisees and assist them with starting their programmes
  • Visit, assess and license new Franchisees in accordance with the SmartStart Programme Quality Assurance (PQA) process
  • Order and deliver all resources for new Franchisees
  • Deliver all ongoing licensing and evaluation processes under the PQA process, including annual reaccreditation
  • Building the Club network:
  • Develop and operationalise processes and systems to build the club network, including:
  • processes for forming a Club and selecting Club Leaders
  • processes for running Clubs effectively
  • communication channels and protocols
  • incentives for Clubs
  • Run initial consolidation meetings for clubs (and franchisees) post training
  • Attend the initial meeting of each Club and thereafter attend minimum quarterly
  • Train Club Leaders
  • Organise and facilitate bi-monthly Club Leader meetings and disseminate programme content
  • Monitoring and support:
  • Review all data and information in Franchisee and Club Leader monthly reports and Club Leader support visit reports


  • Must have a post-school qualification in community development or related field
  • Must have a driver’s licence and vehicle
  • Must have computer proficiency
  • Willing to work in Ephraim Mogale or Elias Motsoaledi Municipalty

Applications must be send to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application – NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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