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Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS): Internships 2024 Apply Online

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our internship program at Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS). This internship offers an excellent opportunity for students or recent graduates to gain practical experience in the field of community scheme regulation and dispute resolution.

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  • Assist with Dispute Resolution: Support CSOS officers in resolving disputes between members of community schemes through mediation and arbitration processes.
  • Administrative Support: Aid in administrative tasks including documentation, filing, and record-keeping related to dispute resolution cases.
  • Research and Analysis: Conduct research on relevant legislation, case law, and best practices in community scheme governance to support the work of CSOS.
  • Communication: Assist in communicating with stakeholders including community scheme members, legal representatives, and other relevant parties involved in dispute resolution processes.
  • Learning and Development: Actively participate in training sessions and workshops provided by CSOS to enhance skills and knowledge in dispute resolution and community scheme regulation.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program such as Law, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of community scheme legislation and dispute resolution processes (preferred but not required).
Job Benefits
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain practical experience in the field of community scheme regulation and dispute resolution, providing valuable skills applicable to future career opportunities.
  • Professional Development: Access training sessions and workshops provided by CSOS to enhance your knowledge and skills in dispute resolution, community scheme governance, and relevant legislation.
  • Networking Opportunities: Collaborate with professionals in the field, including CSOS officers, legal representatives, and stakeholders involved in dispute resolution processes, fostering valuable connections for future endeavors.
  • Resume Enhancement: Add an internship with a reputable regulatory body to your resume, demonstrating your commitment to professional growth and contributing to the promotion of harmonious community living.
  • Exposure to Legal Environment: Gain insight into the legal aspects of community scheme governance and dispute resolution, enhancing your understanding of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare Your Application Documents: Craft a well-written resume and a compelling cover letter outlining your interest in the internship and highlighting your relevant qualifications and experiences.
  • Review Job Requirements: Familiarize yourself with the job description and ensure that you meet the required qualifications and skills.
  • Submit Your Application: Send your resume and cover letter via email to the designated contact address or through the specified application portal. Make sure to include "CSOS Internship Application" in the subject line.
  • Include Contact Information: Provide accurate contact information, including your email address and phone number, so that we can reach out to you regarding your application.
  • Application Deadline: Be mindful of the application deadline and submit your application before the specified date to ensure consideration.
  • Follow-Up: If you haven't received a response within a reasonable timeframe, feel free to follow up on your application to express your continued interest and inquire about the status of the hiring process.
  • Prepare for Interviews: If selected for an interview, prepare thoroughly by researching CSOS, reviewing relevant information about community scheme regulation and dispute resolution, and practicing your interview responses.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Real Estate
Job Location
Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa, Centurion, Gauteng, 0157, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 7, 2024
Valid through
February 27, 2028
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