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forgood is HIRING: Account Manager (Junior / Mid)

What we want: Account Manager for www.forgood.co.za corporate clients
PLEASE NOTE: Do NOT just click APPLY or randomly spam us. We will ignore any submissions that do not FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE JOB SPEC. 

Forgood connects people to Causes (think: “online dating for the social sector”!) We’re building and running a technology platform to capacitate and transform the nonprofit sector in South Africa (and eventually other developing markets). We’re also proudly “for profit” – and believe in making money and saving the world at the same time. 

We need someone to join our Programme Management team – directly interfacing with large South African corporates as we design, customise and run their Employee Volunteering Programmes on our platform. Call it Account Management, Client Service or whatever you like... we need a front man/woman to help us make magic.

Go watch this. If it resonates, read on - https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong

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Virtual Volunteering. Volunteer from the comfort of your couch!

We're having quite a bit of fun with this campaign. Virtual Volunteering isn't a new thing - but there hasn't been much take up in South Africa as yet. This is a sexy space - the intersection of technology and community involvement / civil society work. 

Here's the lowdown. Some really easy ways to make a difference a become more of a "social citizen". 

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Work, food, friends, family, exercise, sleep - finding the time to volunteer is not always easy. Enter virtual volunteering – share your skills, knowledge or time from the comfort of your couch. By connecting to causes online you can get involved with social change in a real and impactful way – and all without having to rework your busy schedule.
Forgood, an online platform that connects individuals and groups with over 500 reputable causes across the country, has made being socially active and engaged easier than ever before. The platform allows you to browse causes’ real-time needs and requirement…