Thursday, 13 February 2020

WESSA Internship Opportunity 2020

WESSA is currently recruiting for an intern to be based at the uMngeni Valley Education Centre in Howick. WESSA have partnered with the DEA Natural Resource Management division to implement the Groen Sebenza programme in KwaZulu-Natal.

Applications from rural, distressed and peri-urban unemployed youth from previously disadvantaged
backgrounds are invited for the above position.

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Natural Resource Management (NRM) programmes is embarking on a skills development and job creation programme that is aimed at developing priority skills in the biodiversity and environmental sector. The focus is to create sustainable job opportunities for unemployed youth in the green economy.

The minimum requirements to qualify for the internship are the following:
o Completed/Studying towards a national diploma or first B-degree in Environmental fields
o SA citizenship
o Between the age of 18 to 35
o A demonstrated and clearly articulated commitment to the environment
o A commitment to career development in the environmental sector
o Good leadership potential

Applicants are also required to provide recently certified copies of the following documents:
o A certified copy of your ID
o Matric Certificate as well as degree/diploma certificate
o A CV of no more than 3 pages

Chanelle Ramphaul, Human Resources Officer, via email to
Email applications only, and not more than 8mb
Please state: ‘Groen Sebenza Internship’ in the subject line

CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATIONS: 5pm on 20 th February 2020

The programme offers a monthly stipend to interns. Successful candidates will commit to the duration of the contract with WESSA. Candidates are expected to be available for interviews on a date and time as determined by WESSA. If no response has been received within 21 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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