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WildTrust (In Partnership with Nedbank) – YES Programme 2023

Location: South Africa

Closing Date: 17 April 2023

WildTrust (In Partnership with Nedbank): YES Programme 2023

The WILDTRUST is participating in the Youth Employment Services (YES) programme funded by NEDBANK and is aimed at reducing Youth unemployment levels. The YES programme provides a one-year work-based job training experience aimed at affording unemployed youth practical and meaningful work opportunities.

The WILDTRUST invites applications from unemployed youth, graduates and scholars who are between the ages of 18 and 27 years to apply for the following vacancies:

HR Assistants and Data Capturers

Location: Pietermaritzburg (KZN)

Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric certificate.

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications and volunteer or other work experience will be advantageous.

Responsibilities: Computer literacy with good English and written skills Accurate and timeous data capturing Compile and update employee records Assist with monthly payroll reconciliations Maintaining an efficient filing system General assistance to the HR team


Finance and Admin Intern

Location: Pietermaritzburg (KZN)

Requirements: Grade 12/Matric. Must have a Relevant 3-year diploma/degree.

Responsibilities: Finance and Admin background. Computer literacy with good English and written skills. Excellent organisational skills. Excellent analytical & reconciliation skills. Accurate and timeous data capturing. Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines. Knowledge of Sage300(Accpac) advantageous. General assistance to the Finance and Admin team.


Blue Port Crew – Waste Collectors

Location: Durban Harbour (KZN)

Requirements: Must have Grade 12/Matric certificate

Responsibilities: Collect, separate, and sort solid waste in Durban Port. Weigh and track waste collected. Assist with scientific surveying and monitoring within the port. Assist with WILDTRUST events taking place within the Port and surrounding beaches. Good communication skills


Security Guards

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Matric plus minimum Grade D Security Certificate with PSIRA. Must have at least 2 years’ experience as a Security Guard

Responsibilities: Inspect and patrol premises regularly. Monitor property entrance. Ensure that guests sign in upon arrival and exi. Authorise entrance of people and vehicles. Report any suspicious behaviours and happenings. Secure all exits, doors and windows. Make guests aware of rules that must be adhered to. Remove trespassers or unwanted individuals from the property. Contact the relevant authorities if a crime is committed or an accident occurs. Report to supervisors on a regular basis. Ensure safety at the hub by helping monitor it overnight


Housekeepers

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric.

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications and volunteer or other work experience will be advantageous

Responsibilities: Clean entire hub facility (washing dishes, dusting, sweeping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning, emptying rubbish bins, dusting shelves, cleaning windows, mopping floors, polishing) 2. Ensure all rooms are cared for and inspected according to standards 3. Protect equipment and make sure there are no inadequacies 4. Notify superiors on any damages, deficits and disturbances 5. Deal with reasonable complaints/requests with professionalism and patience 6. Check stocking levels of all consumables and replace when appropriate 7. Adhere strictly to rules regarding health and safety and be aware of any company-related practices 8. Deal with reasonable complaints/requests with professionalism and patience


Gardeners

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Grade 10 as minimum qualification. Experience as a Gardener.

Responsibilities: Mow, trim and fertilize green spaces 2. Mulch, edge and weed gardens 3. Prune and trim trees and bushes as per instructions from the supervisor 4. Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery, like mowers, trimmers and leaf blowers 5. Monitor and maintain the health of plants 6. Deal with pest problems that could damage plants 7. Keep gardens and green spaces clear of litter 8. Planting and caring for vegetables and trees in the greenhouse.


Environmental educators

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Diploma in Environmental Education, Nature Conservation, or any related studies enhanced by 1-year relevant experience in Environmental Education

Responsibilities: Conduct school visits to implement and coordinate an environmental awareness raising programme focused on developing the local communities’ marine conservation and ecosystem adaptation knowledge 2. Engage with schools to book visiting slots 3. Host a minimum of 3 marine awareness event activations per year at each hub, specifically aimed at younger (<10 years) children, including film screening and story reading activations 4. Assisting and host visitors at the library to locate books and with internet access 5. Develop and coordinate greening initiatives at the hubs 6. Host all hub visitors and ensure health and safety of visiting learners/students, teachers, parents, and co-workers at the hubs 7. Assist in the maintenance and storage of library and activation equipment, supplies and facilities


School Teaching Assistants

Location: Schools in (Mabibi, Manzengwenya, KwaDapha, Malangeni, Myayiza, Mqobela, KwaZibi, KwaMpukane, eNkovukeni, KwaMazambane, Hlomula, Mvutshana)

Requirements:Grade 12/Matric.

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications, and work experience will be advantageous.

Responsibilities: Taking class registers. Preparing teaching materials for classes.  Assisting teachers with lessons. Supporting teachers in managing classrooms. Supervising group activities where required. Helping with outings and events


Admin Assistants

Location: Schools in (Mabibi, Manzengwenya, KwaDapha, Malangeni, Myayiza, Mqobela, KwaZibi, KwaMpukane, eNkovukeni, KwaMazambane, Hlomula, Mvutshana)

Requirements:Grade 12/Matric.

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications, and work experience will be advantageous.

Responsibilities: Assist the school principal with administrative duties as required. Assist with managing school files such as registers. Generate reports and letters. Arrange school meetings and record meeting minutes. Assist school visitors. Handle phone calls and answer emails


General Assistants

Location: Schools in (Mabibi, Manzengwenya, KwaDapha, Malangeni, Myayiza, Mqobela, KwaZibi, KwaMpukane, eNkovukeni, KwaMazambane, Hlomula, Mvutshana)

Requirements:Grade 8

Advantageous: Any relevant volunteer or work experience would be advantageous.

Responsibilities: Help with school maintenance such as painting and repairs. Help with maintaining the school grounds and/or gardens. Cleaning of school grounds and facilities, including ablution facilities


Equipment Officer

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements:Grade 12/Matric. Sound knowledge of general work.

Responsibilities: Management and maintenance of the storeroom (moving boxes, equipment, furniture etc. into or out of storage) 2. Ensure all equipment allocation and practical rooms are set up and maintained in a safe and serviceable condition 3. Responsible for the maintenance all equipment at the hub (e.g., generator, gas cylinders, fire extinguishers, etc.), including cleaning, minor repairs, arranging servicing, safety checks, disposal of infectious waste, and recommending replacement equipment as required. 4. Perform routine building maintenance duties, including painting, minor electrical repairs, plumbing, carpentry. 5. Maintain inventory of hub equipment (record serial numbers of all assets) 6. Respond to emergency calls for maintenance and repair.


IT Support Technicians

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Matric or Diploma in IT with one year experience as IT Technician, admin or similar services

Responsibilities: Assist customers with photocopying, printing, laminating, scanning, binding, email 2. Responsible for setting up and operating AV equipment, sound systems, slide and video projectors, etc. 3. Assisting customers with internet access and ensuring their technical needs are met 4. Typing up documents e.g. CVs, motivational letters, invoices 5. Monitor the number of minutes or hours visitors will use the computer or internet 6. Installing and configuring hardware and software components to ensure usability 7. Troubleshooting hardware and software issues 8. Installing and upgrading anti-virus software to ensure security at the user level. 9. Check and maintain computer hardware such as mouses and keyboards


Office Administrators

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Diploma in Office Administration or relevant field is preferred. 1 year experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role.

Responsibilities: Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments 2. Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.) 3. Support budgeting (petty cash) and bookkeeping procedures 4. Track stocks of office supplies and place orders when necessary 5. Provides administrative and logistical support including meeting arrangement, progress tracking, and documentation 6. Keep record of all hub registers (meetings, training, COVID registers, school registers and visitors’ register) 7. Coordinate the room booking system at the hubs for training, lessons, or any other activations.


Micro-enterprise Development Assistants

Location: 

  • Mabibi Community Resource Hub,
  • KwaDapha Community Resource Hub,
  • eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub

Requirements: Grade 12 /Matric.

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications and volunteer or other work experience will be advantageous.

Responsibilities: Coordinate training activities for micro-enterprise development beneficiaries 2. Keep training records, liaise with trainers and trainees 3. Assist trainers during training sessions 4. Provide general assistance on enterprise development activities


Admin Support

Location: Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek and Sodwana Bay management nodes

Requirements: Diploma in a field relevant to marine Ecology/Conservation. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).

Advantageous: Driver’s license would be an advantage.

Responsibilities: To help Station Managers with record-keeping and admin, and stores and supplies management 2. To help prepare for the turtle season, enter data out of season and support monitors during the season 3. To help Ezemvelo with other work at the station out of season as well – driving to get supplies etc.


iSimangaliso Beach Steward Programme Assistant

Location: Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek and Sodwana Bay management nodes

Requirements: Diploma in a field relevant to marine Ecology/Conservation. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). A minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising or implementing field-based conservation or development projects.

Responsibilities: To assist the Beach Stewards Coordinator with supervising the team of Beach Stewards at each node 2. Managing the work schedules and daily activities of Beach Stewards 3. Organising training venues for the YES interns as needed by the Beach Stewards Coordinator 4. Complete all Beach Steward administrative work related to the YES programme, including submission of monthly registers and reports to the Beach Stewards Coordinator 5. Acting as the main point of communication between the Beach Stewards and the Beach Stewards Coordinator 6. Ensuring that safety policies in the field are strictly adhered to


Boat and Equipment Assistants

Location: Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek and Sodwana Bay management nodes

Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric

Advantageous: Any relevant post-matric qualifications and volunteer or other work experience will be advantageous.

Responsibilities: To assist with maintenance, washing and care of quad bikes, generators, boats and associated equipment


Project Admin Assistant

Location: Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek and Sodwana Bay management nodes

Requirements: Diploma in office administration or relevant field is preferred. 2-year experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role.

Responsibilities: Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments. Assist with basic data management and report preparation. Support budgeting (petty cash) and bookkeeping procedures. Provides administrative and logistical support including meeting arrangement, progress tracking (MOVs), and documentation. Provide general administrative assistance for the Oceans Alive Project team. Carry out other specific projects/duties as specified by the Manager

Additional Requirements:

  • Between 18 and 27 years of age
  • SARS income tax number and valid email address
  • Currently unemployed

How to Apply

Send a 3-page Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a motivation letter to the given email address.

HR Assistants and Data Capturers

Send Application to: Gugulethum@wildtrust.co.za


Finance and Admin Intern

Send Application to: zwakelen@wildtrust.co.za


Blue Port Crew – Waste Collectors

Send Application to: wendyd@wildtrust.co.za


Security Guards

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Housekeepers

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Gardeners

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Environmental educators

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


School Teaching Assistants

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Admin Assistants

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


General Assistants

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Equipment Officer

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


IT Support Technicians

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Office Administrators

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Micro-enterprise Development Assistants

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Mabibi Community Resource Hub / KwaDapha Community Resource Hub / eNkovukeni Community Resource Hub / Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Camp (KwaMadlangula)


Admin Support

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Station (KwaMadlangula) / Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek Station / Ezemvelo Sodwana Bay Station


iSimangaliso Beach Steward Programme Assistant

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Station (KwaMadlangula) / Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek Station / Ezemvelo Sodwana Bay Station


Boat and Equipment Assistants

Send Application to: buhlem@wildtrust.co.za OR drop off your application at the following stations: Ezemvelo Kosi Bay Station (KwaMadlangula) / Ezemvelo Bhanga Nek Station / Ezemvelo Sodwana Bay Station


Project Admin Assistant

Send Application to: nozim@wildtrust.co.za / asisipom@wildtrust.co.za


NB. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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