GCBR Internship Programme 2024

Apply now for the GCBR Internship Programme 2024. This is a wonderful opportunity for x2 equity candidates to join a small team of passionate individuals to undertake an exciting internship programme that will empower them with critical skills sets within the field of environmental conservation.

Location: GCBR Office - Riversdale, Western Cape

Duration: Fixed term contract, effective 1 July 2024 – 31 December 2025

Remuneration: R8 000 per month

Purpose of position: Enables workplace-based learning for local school leavers through meaningful on-the-job training and opportunities to undertake accredited learning and development interventions

Qualifications: Grade 12 and basic computer literacy is essential

Languages: English and Afrikaans

Other requirements: Candidates must be unemployed South African youth. Must possess a valid driver’s license and reside in Riversdale or surrounding areas.


  • Participate in both office-based and fieldwork activities related to project planning, implementation and reporting.
  • Spend time in field, gathering data and monitoring the local flora.
  • Support and participate in environmental education outreach initiatives.
  • Provide assistance and support to experts and researchers in field.
  • Support project managers in the planning and coordination of various fundraising activities, environmental awareness campaigns and outreach initiatives.
  • Assist in creating engaging content and communication materials related to project activities for various social media platforms and newsletters.
  • Provide administrative support to GCBR staff.
  • Assist in maintaining a centralised database for project files, documents and records, ensuring they are easily accessible and organised for efficient retrieval.
  • Support project managers in the preparation of visually engaging presentations and reports for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in workshops and other formal learning opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills over the course of the internship programme.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a genuine interest in and passion for the outdoors, environmental education and youth development.
  • Must live the GCBR values of integrity, innovation, collaboration and sustainability.

Email applications to: melissa@campoconsulting.co.za

Closing date: Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

The GCBR is committed to upholding the principles outlined in the Employment Equity Act. Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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