Category Archives: Job Opportunities

Waves for Change – Site Manager

Waves for Change – Site Manager

Waves for Change – Site Manager – Job role Start Date: 3 Jan 2019 Applications OPEN (Until 15 October 2018) Waves for Change is recruiting for the role of Site Manager (CT Sites) Waves for Change (W4C) provides a child-friendly mental health service to vulnerable and differently abled young people living in unstable communities. Through […]

Programme and Monitoring Officer

We’re recruiting – Programme and Monitoring Officer

Title: Programme and Monitoring Officer Location: Cape Town, South Africa Waves for Change Mission Statement: W4C is a multi-award winning non-profit providing child-friendly mental health services in communities where mental health services are under-resourced & stigmatized. W4C provides vulnerable children with caring adults, safe spaces, challenging tasks and surf therapy sessions, helping youth regulate behaviour, […]

Waves For Change East London Site Officially Opens

East London

The Waves for Change (W4C) team were stoked to officially open the East London site on Thursday 25th May, 2017. There to celebrate the successful expansion of the programme to the east coast, Morné du Plessis, Chairman of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa; pro-surfer Greg Emslie; representatives from site partner Mercedes-Benz South […]

Riding waves – Creating Jobs!

W4C Creating Jobs

Creating Employment using Surfing in South Africa In South Africa, youth unemployment is a real problem. In fact, 48.9% of Black African 20-24 year olds are not in employment, education or training (NEET)1. A surfing non-profit organisation in South Africa, improves lives of young children by employing local young adults as surf coaches and mentors. […]

W4C is Recruiting – Business Development Director

Business Development Director

Do you want to join a growing Mental Health foundation taking Surf Therapy to Africa? This is an excellent opportunity to join a young, ambitious, award winning foundation. Using the power of surfing to alleviate trauma Title: Development Director Focus: Grow funding & Increase W4C visibility Supervisor: Waves for Change C.O.O Location: Cape Town, South […]

Waves for Change seeks Site Manager for East London Site

W4C seeks Site Manager for East London, South Africa Waves for Change seeks an independent and self-motivated Site Manager to join Waves for Change to help improve the life opportunities for youth in East London through a proven surf therapy programme. Based in EL and reporting to the Cape Town head office, the Site Manager […]


W4C is an award-winning organisation based in Cape Town led by surfers and mental health professionals. We have developed evidence-based learn-to-surf programmes that alleviate symptoms of trauma in at-risk youth. In 2016, we want to share our experience with you, so more young people can experience the joy of the ocean. We’re looking for dedicated, […]

Job Opening – Site Manager And Training Assistant

Site Manager and Training Assistant for Muizenberg Surf Therapy Operations If you’re a surfer, passionate about development, and want to make a big difference, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! Basic Job Role: Assisting with weekly Surf Therapy training for W4C Community Youth Workers Build Surfing Capacity of W4C Community Youth Workers Lead […]