11 December 2020

NCDAELRRD Agricultural Internship Programme 2021

Stipend: R7250.00 per month

Closing Date:  18 December 2020

Description: NCDAELRRD is inviting unemployed youth for the Agricultural Internship Programme.

The Northern Cape Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Land Reform and Rural Development invites unemployed agricultural graduates, who seek practical work experience that would assist in venturing into entrepreneurial projects related to agriculture, land reform and rural development, to apply for internship: Graduates Entrepreneurial Development 

Successful candidates /applicants will be appointed as interns for 24 months and will undergo development training in technical, professional, business and life skills relevant for them to enter the job market or start their own enterprises and will be placed on commercial farms to work.

Requirements:

  • The initiative targets qualified unemployed graduates in agriculture between the ages of 18 – 35 years.
  • Unemployed South African graduates in possession of a recognized Diploma/Degree in agriculture related fields.
  • Candidates must be entering government internship programme for the first time.
  • Private studying during the 24 months period of the programme will not be allowed.

NB: Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Below, the list of Enterprises where graduates will be placed, indicating the relevant qualification required:

1. SLYPKLIP FARM X 4

Location: ±36 km from Kimberley 

Ref: GRAD/01/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock, Crops and Game Beef Cattle, Maize, Wheat, Lucerne and Game Farming 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Mixed Farming, Animal Science or Agronomy (Crop production) 

2. WILDEKLAWER FARM  X3

Location: Barkley West ±34 km from Kimberley 

Ref: GRAD/02/22 

Farm Commodity: Crops and Livestock Vegetables and Sheep (Small Scale) 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Agronomy/Horticulture or Mixed Farming

3. WARRENTON SUPER CHICKEN X3

Location: ±7 km from Warrenton 

Ref: GRAD/03/22 

Farm Commodity: Poultry Broiler Chickens 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

4. Sweetveld Farm X3

Location: Blesbank 30km fromBarkley West 

Ref: GRAD/04/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and vegetable garden 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

5. Saam Farm X3

Location: 12 km from Jan Kempdorp 

Ref: GRAD/05/22 

Farm Commodity: Crops Citrus 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Agronomy (Crop production)

6. Dankbaar Farm X2

Location: ±186 km from Kuruman 

Ref: GRAD/06/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef Cattle 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

Duration: 24 Months contract

7. Compton Farm X3

Location: ±10 km from Kuruman 

Ref: GRAD/07/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef Cattle 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

8. Aoud Farm X2

Location: ±50 km from Kuruman 

Ref: GRAD/08/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef Cattle 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

9. Bucklands Farm X2

Location: ±165 km from Kuruman 

Ref: GRAD/09/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef Cattle 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

10. Lowerland Farm X 4

Location: ±50 km from Prieska 

Ref: GRAD/10/22 

Farm Commodity: Livestock and Crops Cattle, Crops and Piggery 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Mixed Farming, Animal Science or Agronomy (Crop production)

11. Hanglip Farm 

Location: ±35 km from Colesberg 

Ref: GRAD/11/22

Farm Commodity: Livestock Beef Cattle and Sheep 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Agriculture 

Preferred: Animal Science

12. Muller Boerdery X2

Location: ±18 km from Prieska 

Ref: GRAD/12/22 

Farm Commodity:  Livestock and Crops Sheep, Maize and Wheat 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Mixed Farming or Animal Science

13. Drie Plotte Farm X2

Location: ±35 km from Kimberley 

Ref: GRAD/13/22 

Farm Commodity:  Crops Maize and Wheat 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Agronomy (Crop production)

14. Hoofkwartier Farm X2

Location: 50 km from De Aar 

Ref:  GRAD/14/22 

Farm Commodity:  Livestock, Crops and Game Beef Cattle, Sheep and Goats 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

15. Oranje Rivier Voere X5

Location: 5 km from Prieska 

Ref: GRAD/15/22 

Farm Commodity:  Livestock and Crops Sheep, Vineyards, Crops 

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in agriculture 

Preferred: Viticulture or Agronomy (Crop production) and Animal production

Preferred: Animal Science

Applications should be submitted on a Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Clearly mark your application: Internship Programme and quote the relevant reference number. 

The applications can be posted to: The HRM Director, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Land Reform and Rural Development, Private Bag X 5018, Kimberley, 8301. 

Hand delivered applications may be submitted at reception, Temothuo House, Old Kimberlite Hotel, 162 George Street, Kimberley. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. 

Enquiries: Mrs J Mtungwa or Mr G Matutu Tel: 087 630 0386

Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. The department reserves the right not to fill the posts and also to reallocate graduates to a different commodity enterprise. The successful candidates will be subjected to security and other vetting procedures. 

Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference numbers on their applications. 

NB: All placement areas are based across the Northern Cape Province.