Message Trust Satellite Worker Job Opening in Cape Town Sept 2018


The Message Trust is passionate about reaching young people, seeking to break the cycle of poverty, unemployment, gangsterism and crime that negatively impacts young people in communities across Cape Town. The Trust has faith in young people and seek to raise up urban heroes who will become godly leaders in their families and communities for generations to come.

Job Title: Satellite Worker
Job Location: Cape Town

The purpose of the position is to oversee Message mission outreach in the Paarl Valley.


  • Facilitate our Message Enterprise Programme (MEP) in Drakenstein youth prison
  • Facilitate MEP reintegration programmes and workshops in prisons in the Paarl Valley
  • Facilitate school’s programmes in partnership with Valcare members and local churches
  • Raise up volunteers and a support team to assist in mission’s delivery
  • Be available to represent The Message Trust at network meetings relevant to mission’s delivery in the Paarl Valley

Financial responsibility

  • Help raise finance and awareness to support missions work in the Paarl Valley
  • Seek out and secure funding opportunities consistent with the goals of the Missions department

Other Expectations

  • Submit monthly written report to Message Trust and Valcare Trust
  • Attendance at weekly Tuesday Message devotions
  • Attendance at weekly Mission team meetings
  • Attendance at prayer days in Message HQ on a monthly basis
  • Participate in Message Sunday’s – sharing stories of gospel transformation
  • Network with other mission ministries in the Paarl Valley

Satellite Worker Job Requirements:

  • Clear strategic vision for Paarl Valley
  • Experience working with young people in prison and gangsterism
  • Energy and business acumen, innovation and entrepreneurial skills
  • Leadership, team-building, motivational and staff management skills
  • Networking, influencing / promotional and negotiating skills
  • Ability to develop and sustain public and voluntary sector partnerships
  • Strong self-motivation
  • A “hands-on” attitude, ability to roll-up sleeves and pitch-in with practical task delivery
  • Be experienced in working with youth at risk in prisons, schools and communities and is passionate about sharing the Christian faith

Personal commitment

  • Identification with the Trust’s Statement of Values and Ethos
  • Commitment to Child Protection, Equality and Diversity, and Health and Safety
  • Personal integrity and commitment to working as part of a team
  • The post-holder will be expected to enter fully into The Message Trust and Valcare Trust team life – including daily devotions and prayer

To apply, submit your CV and a one page motivational letter to

Application Deadline: 12th October, 2018