Opportunity for a Registered Counsellor to join our team

Closing date: 11 August 2022

Community Keepers delivers psycho-social services to primary and high school learners in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town area.  We are accepting applications for: Registered Counsellors in Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Cape Town.

This is a part-time position (2-5 days per week).

We deliver a variety of services to learners including assessments, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing individual and/or group therapy; obtaining collateral; giving feedback and recording of data
  • Maintaining relationships with learners, educators and parents


  • Tertiary qualification.
  • Registered with the HPCSA.
  • At least 5 years counselling experience.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans/Xhosa.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans/Xhosa.
  • Experience in counselling children as well as working in a school context and sound ethical principles of practice.
  • Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and school development.
  • Outstanding administrative skills with proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Natural ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds.
  • Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions.
  • Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organization.

The successful candidates will be based at Community Keepers offices at primary and/or high schools in Franschhoek, Stellenbosch or Cape Town. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible. To apply, download the application form and submit to applications@communitykeepers.org with “Registered Counsellor: Franschhoek/Stellenbosch or Cape Town” in the subject line. Please note that we do not consider other documentation for applications. Please do not include reference letters or proof of qualifications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Community Keepers reserves the right to fill this position.