This organization is a worldwide movement passionate about transforming people’s lives in some way for example in schools, communities, on stages and in prisons. Giving people hope is key. This organization opened their first international door in Cape Town in 2014 and has been growing in leaps and bounds.
Cape Town, South Africa
Non-Governmental Organization with business opportunities
Any / Ongoing
Minimum length of stay:
Social Work Internship, Digital Marketing, Digital Media Internship, Volunteering
Based in South Africa, this organization mainly provides a support system for young people from prison. The aim is to help them with reintegration into society up to employment. Besides training and housing, they also offer long term care for each individual they work with.
One of their main training fields is in restaurant skills – setting up barista’s, small coffee shops etc. The goal of this project is to offer support to the team – either the social worker with her activities. Training and support to the people who work with their team are vital to ensure they stay motivated, off drugs, alcohol and away from crime.
Business Management Internship:
The intern will assist the management team in growing their existing business. These businesses are specifically set up to create jobs and to help young people with specific activities. You need to assist in identifying growth potential, the potential for new venues, potential for new product introduction or concepts.
You will always be supervised by people who are already in the team to ensure that you also learn during your internship.
The organisations offices are located close to accommodation in Cape Town. The offices are equipped with a lovely restaurant which provides good coffee and lunchtime meals.
- Suitable project with project description according to all criteria
- Accommodation arrangements will be done
- Airport pick up
- In-country introduction regarding the country, project and your role
- Experienced and qualified supervisor and contact person constantly available
- Support and guidance from the moment of registration until return back home
- Interaction with the local community and experiencing the local culture
- Country information brochure
House (share with other young people)
Cost per month:
Will sort this out when we have a client as it would depend on where we find housing in Stellenbosch or Cape Town. Includes good internet, water, cleaning service but excludes Electricity just about everywhere which is only a little more and shared by the people in the house or apartment.