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Gauteng Department of Social Development: Internships 2024 New Application

Are you passionate about making a difference in society? Are you eager to gain practical experience in the field of social development? The Gauteng Department of Social Development is offering internship opportunities for motivated individuals who are dedicated to improving the lives of others.

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  • Assist in the implementation of social development programs and projects.
  • Conduct research and analysis on social issues affecting communities.
  • Provide support in organizing and facilitating workshops, seminars, and community events.
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, and document preparation.
  • Collaborate with department staff to support initiatives aimed at poverty alleviation, child protection, gender equality, and community development.
  • Engage with beneficiaries and stakeholders to gather feedback and assess program effectiveness.
  • Contribute to the development of reports, presentations, and other communication materials.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree program (e.g., Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration, Development Studies, etc.).
  • Passion for social justice and a commitment to promoting human rights.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Knowledge of local communities and social issues in Gauteng province is desirable.
Job Benefits
  • Gain practical experience and develop valuable skills in social development.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the well-being of communities in Gauteng.
  • Exposure to diverse social issues and challenges facing society.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Networking opportunities with stakeholders in the public and non-profit sectors.

Interested candidates should submit their CV/resume and a cover letter outlining their motivation for applying. Please indicate the desired internship period and specify any relevant experience or skills.

Join us in our mission to build a more inclusive and compassionate society. Apply now to become part of the Gauteng Department of Social Development team!

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Government Administration
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 3, 2024
Valid through
March 3, 2028
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