Masifundise, a non-profit organisation working with small-scale fishers in SA, seeks to appoint   Fieldworkers, based in the Eastern Cape and Kwazulu-Natal.

Our Vision is one of empowered fishing communities with sustainable livelihoods, where all live in a democratic and socially just environment.

Our core work is in the following areas:

  • Advocacy and Organisational Building
  • Popular Research and Awareness
  • Empowering small-scale fishing communities around South-Africa Four Coastal Provinces


  • Matric Certificate and computer literacy
  • Able to speak at least three of the country’s official languages
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to multi-task and able to work independently
  • The person shall be responsible for the practical implementation of the project at community level.
  • Have an understanding of community development issues in coastal communities,
  • Have strong organisational skills, an ability to interact with ordinary people at local level
  • An ability to interact with government officials at local and provincial levels.
  • Proficiency in MS packages
  • Must have a drivers licence (code 8)
  • Willingness to work under pressure, travel around the four coastal provinces and spend days away from home


  • build structures of the mass based organisation Coastal Links South- Africa
  • Liaison with community leaders, fishers and other relevant stakeholders and interest groups
  • Planning and participating in workshops and meetings
  • Assisting the Project Co-ordinator with logistical arrangements;
  • Submitting local operational reports for data capturing;
  • Providing Leadership and problem solving on the ground;

To apply submit CV with contact details of three referees and Motivational Letter to:

Tel: 021 6854549

For Attention: Sithembiso Gwaza

Applicant must be South-African Citizen

Closing Date 15 May 2015

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