The Gay & Lesbian Network is a young and dynamic NGO working towards creating positive change in the wellbeing of the LGBTI community in Pietermaritzburg and the KZN Midlands.

The organisation is seeking a highly skilled person for the position of Training Coordinator to join its dedicated team.


  • Development, coordination and implementation of the Network’s training programmes
  • Raising awareness and extending the reach of the training
  • Resource material development
  • Identify key strategic external stakeholders who could benefit from the training
  • Co-ordinate, train and mentor volunteer trainers and facilitators


  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent
  • Two years working experience in training and facilitation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the NGO sector and experience working with young people and HIV/AIDS issues an advantage
  • Commitment to the LGBTI sector
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a small team environment
  • Curriculum and materials development skills and knowledge of the SAQA accreditation process and added advantage
  • Ability to network with key external partners in mainstreaming the Network’s programmes
  • Computer literate
  • Proficiency in English and Zulu preferred

Send your CV and cover letter to or fax no 086 508 2203 and include the names and contact details of three traceable references.

Closing date: 30 May 2008

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