Sunday, 17 July 2016

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation Internship 2016

The vision of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is to contribute to building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. As a think tank with roots in applied research, as well as in grassroots communities, the IJR has earned a reputation for innovative data analysis, bold policy suggestions and in-depth grassroots reconciliation work.

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation seeks to appoint an Intern, based in Cape Town.

The successful candidate will work for the Building an Inclusive Society Programme (BIS) which works mainly in South Africa with various communities in different provinces.

The programme works with five projects: Community Healing, Ashley Kriel Youth Leadership project, School’s Oral History, Education for Reconciliation and Memory, Arts and Culture.

The purpose of this paid internship will be to work across the five projects and assist with design and implementation as well as reporting of the projects.

Salary: R5 500 per month.

  • Adhoc tasks like: Scanning, filing, printing and archiving
  • M&E capturing and analysis
  • Data capturing
  • Transcription
  • Minute taking
  • Community interviewing/ facilitation
  • Desktop research
  • Honour’s degree (or in the process of completing Honour’s degree) in Social Science, politics or related discipline
  • Knowledge how to operate audio-visual gadgets
  • Communication skills
  • Understanding of grassroots communities in South Africa
  • Strong writing skills
  • Computer literacy in all aspects of MS Office
  • General Administrative Skills
  • Ability to use initiative and judgment
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Fluent in minimum of two of the eleven official languages in South Africa
  • Confident and time conscious;
  • Aware of socio-political issues in South Africa;
  • Pro-active, responsible and accountable
Closing date: Monday, 25 July, 2016

To apply, submit your cover letter, a CV with two contactable references to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

If you have not heard from us by end of July 2016, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful. We encourage applications from historically disadvantaged individuals.
This position will only be offered to South African nationals or candidates with permanent residence status in South Africa.
For more about the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, refer to

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