Urgent Research Job Opportunities @ Gender Links

Date: May 21, 2010
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Seeking 8 Afrikaans-speaking Female and Male Fieldworkers to conduct a Household Survey on women and men’s relationships in Gauteng Province

Gender Links, the non-governmental organization which promotes gender equality between women and men is conducting a household survey to understand women and men’s relationships in the province of Gauteng.

The Household Survey:

The services of the fieldworkers will be required for approximately 4 weeks from 1 -30 June 2010, to join a team of other fieldworkers. Successful applicants will need to be willing to work on a irregular hours and on weekends visiting communities around Gauteng Province. All applications must be received by Tuesday the 25th May 2010.

Work will involve:

  • Locating and enrolling adult women and men in randomly selected households around Gauteng province (Pretoria in Wierda Park, Rooihuiskraal and Garsfontein; and Weltevreden Park, Kloofendal, Kelland and Craighall in Randburg, Johannesburg) to participate in the research.
  • Supporting the women and men in completing a computer-based survey in their homes.
  • Irregular hours and weekends.


  • 4 Female and 4 Male, “Coloured”, “Indian” and/or “White” with first-language being Afrikaans.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Matric completed.
  • Available June 2010.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Prior experience with fieldwork or survey research
  • Demonstrated high levels of computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Some tertiary study

Please send CV with references and a cover letter detailing:

  • Any previous fieldwork or survey research experience
  • Any previous experience with gender issues
  • Copy of drivers’ license.

All Applications must be submitted to Gender Links by close of business on 25 May 2010. Late applications will not be considered.

To: Nwabisa on email address: gbvindicators@genderllinks.org.za or fax to 011 622 4732.

For further enquiries phone Nwabisa 011-622-2877.

Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.



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