Friday, 12 August 2016

Community Engagement Internship at GTP 2016

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership is a catalytic champion for the Greater Tygerberg Region. We are working towards the revitalisation of the Voortrekker Road Corridor and the Bellville CBD to ensure the social and economic well-being of Cape Town’s second metropolitan node for the benefit and enjoyment of all our citizens.

Internship will entail:

 Identifying key stakeholders across GTP projects
 Arranging and attending meetings with the community and associated stakeholders
 Facilitating community conversations and identifying concerns, risks, and opportunities
 Providing structural feedback regarding community engagement to the projects team
 Taking initiative in developing ways to:
 a) creatively engage with the community
 b) develop project concepts for the GTP based on community engagement

Requirements of applicant:

 Grade 12 qualification
 Relevant tertiary qualification in one of the related fields:
 intercultural studies; community engagement; applied language studies; community planning;
social development; social sciences
 Relevant experience in community engagement and able to provide evidence thereof

Additional skills:

 Any form of relevant work experience (please detail within CV)
 Multilingual skills
 Strong networking capacity
 Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
 Work well in a team environment
 Strong intercultural skills, able to engage with a diverse range of people with consistent efficacy across
all engagements
 Intuitive and takes initiative

 Although this position will directly report to our Packaging & Implementation Department, requirements
of the intern will spread across GTP departments
 Position available immediately; and for 3 months initially. Thereafter, candidate will be reviewed with the
possibility of extension of internship for one year
 Stipend is R6,000 p/month
 Position is full time
 Only shortlisted candidates will be selected for an interview

To acquaint yourself with our work, link to the following:






Remuneration:Basic salary
Location:Cape Town, Bellville
Education level:Degree
Job level:Student
Own transport required:Yes
Type:3 months

Send applications by close of business on 19 August to

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