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An enlightening “Train the Trainer” Workshop

In the week of the 16th of February, GOLD field staff members from Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Kraafontein (WC) came together to be orientated with the GOLD Model as well as be trained about their role in the implementation process. The team was  introduced  to the  key concepts that will support them in the delivery of the GOLD programme.  After days of absorbing important information and shared insights, the team went to a school in Kraafontein

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The PAY Project

The Western Cape Premier is inviting young people who matriculated in 2014 , and will not be studying in 2015 to be part of the PAY (Premier Advancement of Youth) Project. This project entails giving 2014 matriculates the opportunity to work as interns in the various Western Government departments.  To be considered for this project a prospective candidate must meet the following criteria: Be between the ages of 18 and 24. Must have written and

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Nurse Training Opportunity at MediClinic

Mediclinic's private higher education institution is offering training in nursing to obtain a certificate as an enrolled nurse. Applications will open on 1 November 2013 so make sure you have all the documents you need. Formal programmes will commence according to Mediclinic hospital needs and vacancies. Entry Requirements - Grade 12 with admission to higher certificate or equivalent - D aggregate (950 marks) – old senior certificate - Mathematical

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CTICC Career Indaba 2013

"We as the ISC (Institute for Social Concerns) team attended the Career Indaba in Cape Town on 13th September 2013. It was a great experience where we as Facilitators could network, expand our thinking on careers and gain knowledge on what is out there. It was also a great opportunity to network with other organisations also involved in youth development. The Indaba was very informative and youth that attended could really get a broader insight into

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Western Cape Facilitators Trained to Advocate

At the end of June, GOLD's Facilitators in the Western Cape gathered for an Advocacy workshop - aiming to help them understand what advocacy is, consider some practical examples, understand campaign target markets and learn methods and techniques. Participants had the opportunity to practice four advocacy techniques and look at who could assist them with tackling some of the big issues in their communities. The Facilitators enjoyed the workshop and

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Kabwe YMCA’s Camp a Great Success!

From the 21st to 25th August 2013, at Kasavasa campsite in Kabwe, Zambia, a total of 150 Peer Educators and 7 peers got together to enjoy the wonderful opportunity to interact, share ideals, improve presentation skills and build self esteem, as well as increasing their knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Camps are the highlight of the GOLD peer education programme each year at YMCA. They provide a platform for Peer Educators and Facilitators to come together

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‘Equipped to Serve’ training in the Western Cape

On 22-25th of July, Facilitators in the Western Cape participated in the 'Equipped to Serve' (ETS) Counselling training. The objectives of this training were: to equip Facilitators as non-professional counsellors to be able to deal with someone in crisis, to provide them with the skills needed to help someone facing a difficulty or challenge to equip Facilitators to come alongside Peer Educators to help them find solutions to their problems/challenges.

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NYDA Jobs Programme

Job and Opportunities Seekers’ Database (JOBS) The Jobs and Opportunities Seekers’ Database (JOBS) – is a free online database for young people looking for job and training opportunities. JOBS is part of the Unemployed Graduates Initiative which was officially launched by the Deputy President in December 2005, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka‎. It is part of the JIPSA and ASGISA initiative. Job Seekers Are you struggling to find a job? Have you done

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Opportunity for Matrics Interested in Civil Engineering

Haw & Englis, a leading Civil Engineering Company operating within the borders of South Africa, have a Student Bursary Programme whereby they employ matric students in the workplace for one year (2014) and then offer deserving students a bursary to study Civil Engineering (in 2015) at either University or University of Technology. Minimum Requirements Must currently be in Matric Must have a minimum of 60% + for pure mathematics and physical science

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Mpumalanga’s ‘Equip to Serve’ Training a Success!

  From 29 July to 1 August at the Orion Hotel, GOLD Mpumalanga's Facilitators completed their 'Equip to Serve' Training under the expert guidance of GOLD staff Angel Mndawe and Mandla Makhubela. Equip to Serve training aims to: equip  non-professional counsellors to be able to deal with someone in crisis. provide Facilitators with the skills needed to help someone facing a difficulty or challenge. equip Facilitators to come alongside Peer Educators

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