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Monitoring & Evaluation Intern

We are looking for energetic volunteers/interns to support our Monitoring and Evaluation Team in Edendale, South Africa to proof that our programmes leave a lasting impact on young people in the community.

What we offer

Working for WhizzKids United is a fun opportunity that will award you with plenty of experiences.

  • Be part of a great team
  • Develop personally and professionally
  • Help create an educated, empowered and healthy generation of Edendale
  • Discover hidden talents
  • Learn more about South African culture
  • Make international friends
  • Explore the country in your spare time
  • Challenge yourself

This position is non-salaried.

How to apply

To apply, the applicant will need to contact:

Henrike Heierberg

Email: volunteering@whizzkidsunited.org

The applicant will be required to fill in a “Volunteer Application Form”, which may be followed by a telephone interview. 

What we are looking for

To apply for this position you need to meet the following criteria:

  • University degree in a M&E related subject
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Demonstrated interest in development issues and practice
  • Well-honed research and writing skills
  • Skills in organizing and managing events (workshops, seminars, trainings)
  • Strong personal initiative, resourcefulness and capacity to work individually 
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communications and writing skills
  • Strong cross-cultural skills and cultural sensitivity

Some more things to know

This is a Volunteer position in Edendale, South Africa.

We can't offer you money for this job, but a great experience is guaranteed.

We make sure that your desk is ready by 29 January 2016 and we want you to stay with us for 3 months and longer (starting any time).

If you have any questions, please send an email to Henrike Heierberg at volunteering@whizzkidsunited.org.

For the record, this offer was posted on 29-01-2016 and expires on 31-12-2016.

Programme Team Internship

We are looking for energetic volunteers/interns to support our Programme Team in the delivery of our youth centred intervention programme to deliver Health, Education and Empowerment services to the community in Edendale.

What we offer

This position is a non-salaried position.

One of the main benefits for the applicant is the chance to make a real difference in the lives of young South Africans infected and affected by HIV & AIDS.

It will give the applicant the opportunity to fully immerse in South African culture and have the chance to work alongside people from around the world.

It is an exciting, dynamic role and an exceptional opportunity for those looking to gain experience in programme coordination within a well respected and successful NGO. In particular, this position will also provide a great range of experiences for someone wishing to pursue a career in overseas development.

This role will give the successful applicant the chance to put their skills to use in a positions that offers fresh challenges every day. There are many opportunities to learn within a great team and in one’s free time there is the chance to explore the breath taking surroundings of KZN and South Africa.

How to apply

To apply, the applicant will need to contact:

Henrike Heierberg

Email: volunteering@whizzkidsunited.org

The applicant will be required to fill in a “Volunteer Application Form”, which may be followed by a telephone interview. 

What we are looking for

It is essential that the applicant:

  • Has a good understanding of English, both written and spoken
  • Be Proficiened in Microsoft Office (especially MS Word and Excel)
  • Have excellent people skills
  • Be highly motivated and with a good working attitude 
  • Ideally have an interest in football 
  • Be able to commit to 6 months to 1 year. (For shorter periods, please contact us)

It is preferred that the applicant has:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline OR is currently enrolled in college/university studying a relevant subject
  • Project management experience
  • Good analytical skills 
  • Some experience in football coaching

Some more things to know

This is a Volunteer position in Edendale, South Africa.

We can't offer you money for this job, but a great experience is guaranteed.

We make sure that your desk is ready by 29 January 2016 and we want you to stay with us for 3 months and longer (starting any time).

If you have any questions, please send an email to Henrike Heierberg at volunteering@whizzkidsunited.org.

For the record, this offer was posted on 29-01-2016 and expires on 31-12-2016.

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