GOLD Peer Education

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A leader remembered-Lungelo Andries

A young man committed to community development and mentoring young people, Lungelo Andries joined gold in 2014 to become a Peer Education trainer. He trained highschool students at Manyano High School in Khayelitsha to become leaders in their communities. Lungelo believed and embraced the gold vision to see the next generation reach their full potential and be all they can be. He dedicated his life to this vision. He would serve the young people

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Youth Day activities in summary

June 16-Young people from different walks of life gathered to not only commemorate Youth Day but continue speaking about what needs to change in their communities. Peer Educators and their peers from Kraafontein and Masoyi (Mpumalanga) respectively marched carrying placards with expressions of the kind of communities they imagined for themselves, their peers and future generations. They wrote: “Youth make positive choices” “Build wat the next

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Standard Bank looking for tellers in Johannesburg

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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ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program 2016

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!

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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Preparing for the future-Work Readiness Training

On the 5th,6th and 31st of October, Work Readiness trainings were held at respective schools in the Western Cape. Work Readiness training is designed to build Peer Educators' career development knowledge, skills and increase their awareness about job as well as study opportunities. At a school in Khayelitsha, Peer Educators were educated about how to open a bank account, get their ID book, write their CV ,and how to behave at an interview. The information

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The youth of 2015 take a STAND

Thirty-nine years ago a group of young people made their voices heard as they staged a protest against the unjust education system of the time. On the 16th of June 2015, young people from  Mpumalanga and Gauteng gathered in their respective communities  and celebrated the day by expressing their objection with one voice  against the challenges within their communities. At Inkunzi High School, Mpumalanga, GOLD Peer Educators, Facilitators and teachers

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Going back to basics-A GOLD training

In the last week of August as well the first week of September a group of 12 community development volunteers from Diepsloot, Gauteng, were part of a basic training about how to implement the GOLD programme. The volunteers benefited greatly from the session regarding the 7 Elements necessary to implement the programme like Programme Planning, Managing Facilitator, Managing Peer Educators and Reaching Peers and the community. The volunteers felt confident

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GOLD Rush Conference – Uniting Leaders.

During the week of the 14th of September, GOLD brought together an amazing team of young leaders, who are leading a ‘Revolution of Hope’ in their grassroots communities. GOLD Facilitators from Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, the Western Cape, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Zambia as well as GOLD field and head office staff attended the GOLD Rush Conference. Starting off with the “Why are we here” discussion, the facilitators were encouraged and motivated

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Raymond Ackerman Academy – July 2015 Intake

The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development. The course aims at empowering young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It is practical, builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity. Ultimately the Academy wishes to assist individuals

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