NYDA: The Young Patriots Programme

NYDA: The Young Patriots Programme

We need five (5) volunteers per province, x45 nationally, for a nine (9) months commitment.

The Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with National Youth Development Agency are looking to recruit young people to enter a one year National Youth Service Programme called The Young Patriots Programme. The programme seeks to engage young people in the service delivery to communities as a way of building a culture of patriotism and nation building as well as make young people active participants in community development and nation-building by involving them in areas of arts, culture and heritage.

The successful applicant will be required to fulfil the following functions:

  • Implement arts and cultural activities in both community and schools.
  • Mobilise schools and youth to be part of TYPP activities in their community.
  • Implement, coordinate and support TYPP events in the community.
  • Maintain relationships with local community organisations and other community youth groups in the community.
  • Administer monitoring for TYPP implementation in school and at the community.
  • Promote South African National Symbols.
  • Commit to personal development and growth. 

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy all the following requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • Out of school youth
  • Must be between the age of 18 and 35 years.
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • English and local language proficiency.
  • Arts and culture background
  • Willing to work in Arts & Culture sector
  • Strong Community background.
  • Self-initiator, pro-activeness, with attention to detail.
  • Display ability to role model to peers.
  • RSA youth only

Closing Date: 5 June 2019 @ 16h00

How To Apply:

Please forward a summarised copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating which province and district you are applying for, to: Sylvia.Manganyi@nyda.gov.za

Enquiries call: 011 651 7000

NB: Youth with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Monthly stipend, Training and uniform will be provided.

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