Career @AFSA

The AIDS Foundation of South Africa is happy to announce new opportunities as per below. Kindly click on each link to download the full terms of reference and/or specifications for each vacancy:

Expression of interest

REF:  #052017/01

The AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) is a non-profit organisation head-quartered in Durban. AFSA is seeking to update our supplier data base with potential Suppliers and Consultants to provide goods and services in respect of the following:

General Goods & Services

  • Graphic Design and printing
  • Stationery
  • Computer hardware and IT consumables
  • Vehicle repairs and maintenance (RMI approved only)
  • Catering
  • Accommodation and conferencing (nationwide)
  • Promotional items (variety)
  • Travel agencies (flights only)
  • Car Rental
  • Courier
  • Medical waste supplies
  • General repairs and maintenance of office (plumbing, electrical and painting, etc.)

Specialist Consultants & Service Providers:

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Support
  2. Human Resource Management
  3. Funding / Grant Proposal Development
  4. Development of public health IEC materials and copy writers to write reports, articles, and content for website.
  5. Software Development: Process Management Systems / Web-based information management system;
  6. Accredited Trainers and Suitably Qualified Subject Matter Experts to conduct training and/or develop training materials in one or more of the following subject areas:
    1. HIV/AIDS, TB and Sexual and Reproductive Health
    2. Stepping Stones and Creating Futures (HIV & gender based violence risk reduction and economic strengthening interventions)
    3. Financial Management for Non Profit Organisations
    4. Project Management
    5. Computer Training: Excel; and information management systems/data bases;

Accredited Training Service Providers and Subject Matter Experts should possess:

  • Ability to design customised training materials which are contextually appropriate.
  • Ability to develop and align training materials to unit standards & comprised of:
  • a learner manual
  • assessment guide (baseline assessment, formative assessments, practical assessments)
  • a facilitator’s guide.

Interested parties are required to submit the following:

  1. Company profile
  2. Pricing list or breakdown of standard costs (hourly rate etc.)
  3. Payment terms and delivery terms, turnaround time
  4. Service level agreement terms and conditions
  5. Trade references (minimum of 3 references)

Along with the following mandatory requirements (certified copies):

  1. Company or trading entity registration certificate
  2. VAT registration certificate
  3. A valid tax clearance certificate issued by the South African Revenue Service (SARS).
  4. BBBEE status level verification certificate
  5. A declaration confirming the absence of any conflict of interest; or alternatively a declaration stating any existing relationship /acquaintance with AFSA employees or Directors;
  6. Completed supplier documents – download these here (MSExcel) or here (PDF to print and fill in) or request via email stated below.

Applications must be signed, dated and emailed to the following address:

Alternatively hard copies may be delivered to the AIDS Foundation’s offices located on the 2nd Floor, 135 Musgrave Road, Musgrave, Durban.

Closing Date:  23 June 2017

Kindly state REF:  #052017/01 and which category which you are applying for.


Call for expression of interest for Capacity Building & Mentorship Programme

Opportunity closing date: 

Friday, 07 July 2017

Duration of the programme: 18 months

Background Information

AIDS Foundation of South Africa is amongst the 8 South African Principal Recipients of the Global Fund. Integral onto this programme is the Community Systems Strengthening programme which seeks to capacitate communities in effectively responding to HIV/AIDS and TB in the country. Critical therefore is the development of the capacity of personnel in effectively deliverance of services to the targeted communities and individuals. The capacity development has become a necessity based on the realisation that Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) have been established, for the most part, by community members with passion and compassion to alleviate pain and suffering associated with HIV /AIDS  and TB but lacking in the knowledge and skills to deliver quality services.

AFSA invites Registered South African Civil Society Organizations (CSO) providing HIV&AIDS and TB services (to the key population) to complete an application as expression of interest to this opportunity. The approved terms of reference and selection criteria is included in this document and serves as a guide to interested CSOs.


AFSA shall provide capacity building on the following areas:

  1. Organizational Development Modules ( NPO Governance; Financial Management & Book Keeping; Human Resource Management; IT & Computer Skills)
  2. HIV Testing Services ( Treatment Literacy and Adherence; Advanced HIV Counselling & Testing)
  3. Community Capacity Enhancement ( Community Dialogues)
  4. Stigma Reduction & Discrimination ( emphasize on key population)
  5. Gender, Culture & HIV ( Community Sensitization)

Targeted Areas:

Due to the nature of this grant, AFSA requires 40 CSOs (10 in Mpumalanga, 10 in Limpopo & 20 in KZN.  CSOs must be operating in the following areas;

Province Areas


Mpumalanga Barberton
White River – Hazyview
Matsulu A & B
Limpopo Greater Giyani
Greater Tubase
KwaZulu-Natal Umfolozi
Big 5 Bay


  • Organizations must be a registered South African legal entity.
  • Organisations must have a proper and functional management & organizational structure (Management Team & Board of Directors).
  • Organizations must have an urge to be mentored, must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Organizations must display potential and willingness to be developed and grow.
  • Organizations must have a vision to respond to critical HIV & AIDS and TB needs in the community.
  • Organizations must be working with the key population groups especially, LGBTI Community, Sex Workers, People injecting Drugs, Young Girls & Women, Immigrants, Informal Settlement Residence, Informal Traders.
  • Organizations providing HCT services must have signed working agreements with their local healthcare facilities.
  • Be in operation for at least 5 years
  • Be currently funded with a commitment of at least 2 years and a proper sustainability plan.
  • Organizations must be actively participating within all the community structures & Committees i.e. War Rooms, LAC, DAC, Clinic Committees etc.

Selection Criteria

  • Organizations will be selected in consultation with the key stakeholders in each province.
  • Priority will be given to all the organizations operating within the specified areas
  • The terms of reference will be strictly considered in selecting the qualifying organizations
  • Baseline Assessment and several interviews will be conducted with organizations during the selection process



Kindly send your application to AIDS Foundation of South Africa at:

CLOSING DATE:  07 July 2017 at 16h30


The AIDS Foundation South Africa (AFSA) has been appointed as a principal recipient (PR) to manage a grant for the implementation of Gender Based Violence (GBV) programme in the following selected provinces and districts for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2019.

  • Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Limpopo
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West

Programme entails a capacity building programme for members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) providing services to victims of sexual offences and Intimate Partner Violence.

AFSA invites registered nonprofit organizations, working in the respective programme area, to submit expression of interest proposals (EOI) for evaluation and consideration.


In support of the GBV programme, a service provider will be appointed to:

  • Recruit and screen police officers to attend GBV training
  • Conduct a baseline training knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of police officers report on GBV.
  • Deliver accredited GBV training to police officers at sites located nationally as determined by AFSA
  • Conduct a mid-term programme review to assess efficacy of the training programme
  • Deliver monitoring reports at intervals dictated by the PR
  • Produce a programme close out report consist with funder requirements.

In support of the gender-based violence programme, a service provider will be appointed to implement the SAPS directed training intervention, leading to an improved response to Gender-Based Violence. The appointed partner shall be required to strengthen the technical capacity of police officers to improve the coordination of the GBV- Services directed response; and through this platform, implement priority HIV and TB prevention interventions targeting vulnerable populations.

AFSA intends to appoint a provider which meets all the following requirements:

  • Accredited and registered skills programme covering content cutting across HIV, legislation and GBV and targeting the police services.
  • The preferred learning programme should include the following unit standards: 120030, 120036, and 120082.

Preference will be given to providers who have a registered programme with SAPS on GBV

  • Have demonstrated expertise offering accredited training to police officers on GBV
  • Extensive experience conducting research for and providing impact assessments within the SAPS environment.

Submit facilitation, assessment, and moderation reports to AFSA

Applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation to

  • Proposal document including work experience with at least 5 references
  • CVs, certified ID and Qualifications and HWSETA Registration letters.
  • Detailed quotation

Delivery address: Attention Belinda

AIDS Foundation of South Africa,

2nd Floor, 135 Musgrave Road,

Berea, Durban 4001

Submission received after the 30th June 2017 at 14h00 will NOT be considered.

VACANCY: Admin Assistant/ Receptionist

1 year fixed term contract

The AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) is a well-respected organisation that exists to support local, national and regional efforts to reduce new HIV, STI and TB infections, address the social and structural drivers of HIV, remove the barriers to the realisation of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) and build resilient communities.

AFSA is looking for an Administration Office Assistant who will also conduct receptionist duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for the efficient operation of the administration and reception functions in the organisation. The position will be based at AFSA Durban Head Office. Candidates must have the ability to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer the switchboard and transfer calls when necessary
  • Take messages for staff when necessary recording contact person, company, time of call, message and urgency (email to relative staff)
  • Maintain of staff register, leave entries
  • Forward incoming faxes and general emails onto relative staff within the organization
  • Respond to email queries received via the foundations website, or refer them onto relevant staff within AFSA
  • Record outgoing postal mail book and sort incoming mail
  • Perform general office tasks including computer work, typing, photocopying, and filing as directed by management
  • Manage meeting rooms calendar (arranging tea, coffee, lunch etc.)
  • Manage medication stock levels and distribution and request more if needed
  • Manage stationary distribution and stock levels and request more if needed
  • Maintain grocery stock and distribution and request more if needed
  • Any Adhoc duties that may be required


  • Minimum of matric qualification
  • 2 years’ experience in reception and administrative work
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft office)
  • Database experience
  • Email and internet experience
  • Pastel Evolution experience would be advantageous
  • Ability to plan and organize time effectively
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form


  • Planning and time management
  • Decision making/ problem solving
  • Team working skills
  • Quality orientation/ attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills

Interested persons need to submit a brief CV (no more than 4 pages) and certified copies of certificates via e-mail to Charlene at no later than 30 June 2017. If you have not been contacted by the end of July 2017 please assume that you have not been successful. Please note that shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a competency based assessment.

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