Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Legal Aid SA Internship Opportunity 2020

Legal Aid SA invites applications persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a fixed term contract of one (1) year. The position is based in Braamfontein at the Legal Aid SA National Office.


The Communication Interns (2) will learn theoretical and practical skills within the field of communications so as to build and gain practical and hands-on experience through experiential learning based on the internship agreement. To assist the Communications Department to implement the Communication Strategy.

Legal Aid SA is a national public entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to poor and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint. Legal Aid SA is an accredited Top Employer SA for 10 consecutive years – a credible employer of choice. Its culture is rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. It offers an exciting Employment Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.


  • Receive and distribute supplies for the Communications Department;
  • Assist with the coordination of events;
  • Assist with the development of relations with the media and the Communications stakeholders;
  • Assist with the implementation of Legal Aid SA public relations initiatives;
  • Assist with the advertising and public education campaigns in the provinces;
  • Assist with corporate identity quality control;
  • Report on all provincial communications activities;
  • Assist with the responsibility for media interviews and queries;
  • Assist with departmental administration and finance;
  • Assist with daily media monitoring;
  • Liaise with the training & development department to ensure that appropriate internship documents and reports are updated monthly;
  • Maintain departmental databases.


  • A recognised Grade 12 certificate
  • Tertiary qualification in Communications or fulfilment of in service training for tertiary qualification requirement
  • Ready to serve internship according to the rules and regulations of the tertiary institutions
  • SALARY: Intern Allowance

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 03 December 2019, quoting the reference number COMMS/15/11/2019 in the subject line to Recruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za

Enquiries to Eulender Mafolo, Tel: 011 877 2373

Preference will be given to candidates in terms of the Legal Aid SA Employment Equity Plan. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Share this