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Peer Educators exposed to future opportunities

On the 29th of April 28 Peer Educators from Kwa Pata High School in Pietermaritzberg (Kwa Zulu Natal) attended a Career Expo. They attended because Sizithobile Educare invited the organisation (ISAAC) that implements the GOLD programme at their  school. The Peer Educators as well as pupils from other high schools sat, and absorbed every piece of information that was shared at Imbali Unit J. Informative pamphlets about tertiary education and career

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Young Leaders Taking Charge of their Community
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On the 14th of May 2016 , GOLD Peer Educators and Facilitators from Limpopo participated in  a community upliftment activity at a common area in Mokopane. This is where taxis drop off primary school learners in the morning and pick up them up in the afternoon. It is "also one of the first places you see as you enter our town"  said Imogen Van Wyk the Programme Manager at Destiny Alive : an organisation that implements the GOLD programme in Limpopo.

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GOLD Grads pass Scooter Learners License
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The youth unemployment crisis is a glaring problem that dares every South African citizen to take action. Giving young people from disadvantaged communities the necessary, and required skills to access decent employment is one of the actions that can be taken. GOLD recognizes this need; thus, strives to find opportunities for young people to be trained in a skill,and then connects them with prospective employers. The skill to drive a scooter license

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The struggles of a Stateless Child matter
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We often hear about undocumented foreign nationals standing in long queues for their documentation, and the process taking a long time to be successful; yet it is not often one hears about their struggles that stem from being undocumented. On  the 10th of March, GOLD attended a dialogue hosted by The Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office and The South African Learning and Transformation Centre, which focused on the issue of Stateless Children in

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Hard work rewarded…
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Grade 12 can be compared to the last stretch of a race, and the  most significant part to complete. If a young person would like to be employed or pursue tertiary education, they need to work hard to successfully pass their grade 12. Nonsindiswa Dlamini's award reveals that hard work is rewarded. Nonsindiswa was awarded top grade 12 learner at Khanyisani Secondary School in Mpumalanga. Similar to Nonsindiswa, Peer Educators from Inkunzi Secondary

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Standard Bank looking for tellers in Johannesburg
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Standard Bank is looking for 108 tellers to work at their Johannesburg branches. The purpose of this opportunity is: To provide a consistently high quality frontline transaction service to customers encompassing the cashing of cheques, acceptance of deposits and the provision of change. To understand the risks associated with the handling of cash and maintain effective controls to manage these risks. To maintain a high level of integrity and ethical

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Become an entrepreneur while playing a game
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In South Africa 1 out of 4 are unemployed. Entrepreneurship is one of the responses to this problem. This is because an entrepreneur sees challenges as opportunities to create socio-economic solutions. To be an entrepreneur one has to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Allan Gray Orbis Foundation in collaboration with GOLD Peer Education Development Agency, is calling for GOLD Grads to participant in an initiative that will seek to inspire them

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Health Internship Opportunities
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The Western Cape Government is looking for:   Forensic Pathology Service  interns Learner Pharmacist Assistants Data Capturing  Interns   Remuneration and Contractual periods : Interns will receive a stipend of R 2 600 per month. Data Capturing, and Forensic Pathology Service interns will be contracted to work for 12 months. Learner Pharmacist Assistants  will be contracted to work for 24 to 36 months. Application Steps : • Applicants

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ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program 2016
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Auwal Socio-Economic Research Institute (ASRI) is a pluralist domestic public policy institute, which conducts policy research, prototyping and advocacy in five key areas: Nation Building and Governance; Job Creation; Public Health; Public Education; Crime and Justice. ASRI is calling for applications for its Future Leaders Fellowship Program 2016. Graduates of the 2016 ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program are anticipated to go on to become influential

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Become a GOLD Grads Committee Member in 2016!
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How do I become a GOLD Grads Committee Member? A GOLD Graduate is a Peer Educator or Facilitator intern, who has completed either a teenage or young-adult 3-year skills-training-and-mentorship programme, and has also attended the Work Readiness Training. COMMITTEE ROLES YOU CAN APPLY FOR: Chairperson Connections Officer Communications Officer Events Officer How to Apply Please Email your CV and Motivational Letter based on the role you are interested

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