Abraham Kriel Bambanani is a reputable NGO in Johannesburg and has a dedicated staff compliment of 230.

We pride ourselves in excellence in Childcare. Our values are based on the best interest of the child. We take pride in our organisation and live through integrity in everything we do. Do you share the vision we have at Abraham Kriel Bambanani and want to make a difference?

If you meet the requirements for a position then you are most welcome to apply for the vacancies that are available.

Please complete the relevant application form for the position that you are applying for together with an affidavit and your CV and send it to hr@abrahamkriel.org.

We look forward to meeting you!


Advice Desk Officer2020-01-20T10:29:29+02:00
Closing date: 27/01/2020

Purpose of the job

To have an official that will coordinate services provided in the information centre to the community, which include referrals to government departments, civil society and businesses with primary focus on youth. Assist youth to access employment placement and further educational training opportunities available.


  • Assist community members to access information they need in the information centre and other service providers.
  • Assist with mentoring and supervision of EPWP volunteers as we as assist them in their skills training.
  • Ensure that the information centre is well organised and all resources needed are provided in consultation with the centre manager.
  • Assist with managing and coordinating services provided in the information centre which are access to internet, photocopying, binding, laminating etc.
  • Administrative functions: keep records of all people who receive services and ensure signed registers are kept.
  • Assist the centre manager with inputs on the budget, business plans, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Perform additional tasks within the scope of practice of program as stated in the mission and the vision of the organisation.


  • Planning, organising and stress tolerance
  • Good communication skills and ability to write reports
  • Proficient in MS Office, Internet, Email, Outlook and English
  • Be able to speak an African language/s

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate is compulsary and further training will be an advantage
  • 2 years experiences working in an NGO environment
  • Valid drivers’ Licence recommended

Should you meet the above requirements please email a CV with a general application form and affidavit to nr@abrahamkriel.org. Application forms can be downloaded below. For further inquiries contact Ms Ntuntu Riba at 011 839 3058.

Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Childcare worker2019-12-05T17:50:06+02:00
Closing date: 19/12/2019

The purpose of the job

Incumbent is a member of the multidisciplinary team, who reports to the Chief Childcare worker. The Childcare worker should act as an advocate for the youth; assist with the developmental, coaching and educational needs of the youth. The incumbent stands as the role model for the child assisting with the physical, psychological and the social needs of the child.


  • The incumbent is primarily responsible for the effective management of the house unit and therefore is responsible for the planning, organizing and control of all aspects pertaining to the household.
  • Responsible for providing a warm, safe and emotionally supportive environment for the youth, where the well-being of the residents, some of whom may have challenging and difficult behaviours, is paramount to the success of the role
  • Work in consultation with the multidisciplinary team members and report problem behaviour using the referral forms in writing to the Social Worker. Implement resident “Support Plans” (IDP) within work structure. Maintain the handover book and keep the team up to date with the youth’s development progress
  • The Incumbent promotes good behaviour to the youth with regard to authority and authoritative figures, supports and encourage the youth to reach their full potential, reports general scholastic problems to the social worker.
  • Takes responsibility for the supplement and safe keeping of the first aid box and prescribed medication


  • At least two years extensive demonstrated experience in working with young people in crisis, especially traumatised children, and/or living in an out of home care situation.
  • Possess the required knowledge, skills, attitude and strategies to be able to work effectively with traumatised children who display challenging behaviours,
  • Be able to work with at least 10 children at any given time
  • Prioritise, the ability to work both independently and as an active team member
  • Work under pressure, and have high levels of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanour while exercising judgment, discretion and discipline in work

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate a must have
  • Registration as Child and Youth care worker highly advantages
  • Experience in Child and Youth Care work advantages
  • Be able to read, write and speak English and Afrikaans a must

Should you meet any of the above requirements please email to:  Mrs Riana Marx at rm@abrahamkriel.org or nr@abrahamkriel.org

Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

NB This position is based in Johannesburg Gauteng 

Houseparents: Aasvoëlkop House2019-12-05T17:53:34+02:00
Closing date: 19/12/2019

Do you have a passion for children? Do you dream about using your skills to make a real difference?

The following vacancy is available:

We need a married couple to work as houseparents. The lady is primary responsible for the management and care of 10 children and the house unit.

The man plays the role as support care worker to support the housemother. He is encouraged to have a permanent position and his own career.

A flat is provided, as well as food as part of the remuneration package.

Previous experience in Childcare will give you an advantage. Proof that you worked with children or had a position at a Childcare facility will be an advantage.

Requirements: Senior Certificate (Grade 12), Driver’s license. Any qualification in Social Science will be to your advantage.

Queries: Contact Ms. Ntuntu Riba, Manager Human Resources, and send CV as well as the application form that can be downloaded below. E-mail the application form with the CV to the following addresses: Ms. Ntuntu Riba e-mail: nr@abrahamkriel.org, or Mrs. Elsie Haywood – eh@abrahamkriel.org.

NB: Please mention the job title if you are applying for the position.