Thursday, 21 November 2013

Thozama Theko

Where: thozi.theko at gmail dot com


Areas of Expertise:

Community Projects coordinator
Personal & Organisational Development workshops facilitator
Counselor & listener for Healing
Life and Career Coach
Public speaker on Spirituality (African Perspective)

Work Experience:

Over 12 years experience in community development – in the Inner-city of Johannesburg.
Former Tutor and Marker on Spirituality for a Theological College - TEEC
Works with the Youth Empowerment Network – in different urban townships on Life Skills – over 10 years
Worked with Nelson Mandela Foundation – NMI Unit for Rural Schooling and Community Development – Eastern Cape.
Facilitates different workshops on team-building, leadership development & conflict resolution for different organisations.
Does motivational and spiritual talks on Radio and TV.
Coordinates community development projects. 
Adjunct faculty at Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

Leadership Roles:

Former Chairperson of the Board – Community Newspaper – Homeless Talk Johannesburg.
Former Chairperson of the Board – Rahab Centre – for Abused Girls & Young Women
Chairperson of the Committee – Youth Empowerment Network.
Executive Committee member – Dependable Strengths Foundation

Educational Qualifications:

Advanced Certificate – Community Development – Institute for Urban Ministry UNISA
Master trainer – Dependable Strengths Inc
Trained Listener for Healing – Acorn Healing Centre – UK
Trained Life Coach – Metaskills RSA


Project Manager at The Dependable Strengths Foundation.
Duties include:-

  • Coordinating Job-magnet courses for the unemployed people
  • Support & coordination of Enterprise Development opportunities
  • Training and Development of facilitators
  • Fundraising,
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of the project

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