Position title
Department of Sport, Arts & Culture: Youth Opportunities 2024 Apply online
Description

Join the dynamic and impactful Department of Sport, Arts & Culture dedicated to fostering the growth, development, and empowerment of the youth through diverse opportunities in sports, arts, and cultural initiatives. As the Youth Opportunities Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and managing programs that support and enrich the lives of young individuals, empowering them to excel and contribute positively to society.

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Responsibilities
  • Program Development: Collaborate with stakeholders to conceptualize, plan, and execute youth-centric programs, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives and community needs.
  • Resource Management: Efficiently allocate resources, including budgets, materials, and manpower, for various youth initiatives and projects.
  • Outreach and Engagement: Develop strategies to engage and involve youth from diverse backgrounds, fostering inclusivity and participation in sports, arts, and cultural activities.
  • Partnership Building: Establish and maintain partnerships with schools, community organizations, governmental agencies, and relevant stakeholders to expand the reach and impact of youth-focused programs.
  • Event Coordination: Oversee the planning and execution of events, workshops, and competitions, creating platforms for youth to showcase their talents and skills.
  • Evaluation and Reporting: Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, collecting data and preparing comprehensive reports to measure impact and guide future initiatives.
  • Youth Mentorship: Implement mentorship programs and provide guidance to youth participants, promoting personal development and leadership skills.
  • Compliance and Administration: Ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures while handling administrative tasks related to youth programs.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Youth Development, Social Sciences, Education, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in program management, particularly in youth-focused initiatives within sports, arts, or cultural organizations.
  • Strong understanding of youth development principles, community engagement, and educational strategies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and report writing.
  • Passionate about empowering youth and making a meaningful impact in their lives.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A chance to contribute significantly to youth development initiatives
Contacts
  • Prepare Your Application Materials: Update your resume/CV and craft a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, skills, and passion for youth development within sports, arts, or cultural initiatives.
  • Visit the Department's Official Website: Access the official website of the Department of Sport, Arts & Culture to find the "Careers" or "Jobs" section. Navigate to the listing for the Youth Opportunities Coordinator position.
  • Read the Job Description Carefully: Review the job description, responsibilities, and qualifications to ensure your skills and experiences align with the role.
  • Submit Your Application Online: Follow the instructions provided on the website to submit your application. This might involve completing an online application form or uploading your resume/CV and cover letter.
  • Provide Required Information: Fill in all required fields accurately. Be sure to attach your resume/CV and cover letter as specified in the application instructions.
  • Double-Check Your Application: Before submitting, review your application materials to ensure accuracy, completeness, and relevance to the position.
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Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Government Administration
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
April 29, 2024
Valid through
January 8, 2028
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