Position title
JOSHCO Internships Latest Hiring 2024
Description

JOSHCO offers an exciting internship opportunity for individuals passionate about social development, urban planning, community engagement, and housing solutions. This internship provides hands-on experience within a dynamic environment focused on creating sustainable housing and fostering community growth.

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Responsibilities
  • Assist in Community Engagement: Engage with local communities to understand their housing needs, concerns, and aspirations. Collaborate with teams to develop strategies that promote community involvement and empowerment.
  • Support Project Management: Aid in the planning, execution, and monitoring of housing projects. Contribute to project documentation, data analysis, and progress reporting.
  • Contribute to Research: Conduct research on housing policies, urban development trends, and innovative housing solutions. Provide insights and recommendations based on gathered information.
  • Collaborate with Teams: Work closely with cross-functional teams including urban planners, architects, community organizers, and administrative staff. Support initiatives that align with JOSHCO's vision and goals.
  • Assist in Outreach Programs: Participate in outreach programs aimed at educating communities about housing rights, resources, and available opportunities.
Qualifications
  • Pursuing or completed a degree in Urban Planning, Social Sciences, Architecture, Community Development, or related fields.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and research tools.
  • Passion for social development and creating sustainable communities.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a leading social housing organization.
  • Mentorship and guidance from industry professionals.
  • Networking opportunities within the housing and community development sector.
  • Potential for continued engagement or permanent placement based on performance.
Contacts
  • Prepare Your Documents: Update your resume/CV to highlight relevant education, experiences, skills, and achievements. Craft a compelling cover letter expressing your interest in the internship, your motivations, and how your skills align with JOSHCO's mission.
  • Review the Requirements: Ensure that you meet the qualifications and requirements mentioned in the job description. This includes having or pursuing a degree in relevant fields, possessing necessary skills, and being passionate about social development and community engagement.
  • Submission: Compile your application documents - resume, cover letter, and any other requested materials. Follow the submission guidelines provided in the job description. If an email address or online portal is specified, use it to submit your application.
  • Subject Line: Use the specified subject line ("JOSHCO Internship Application") when sending your application via email. This helps in organizing and identifying applications efficiently.
  • Application Deadline: Be mindful of the application deadline, if mentioned. Submit your application before the specified closing date to ensure it's considered for review.
  • Follow-Up: After submitting your application, allow some time for the selection process. If there's no acknowledgment of receipt within a reasonable time frame, you may consider sending a polite follow-up email to confirm that your application was received.
  • Prepare for Interviews: If you're shortlisted for an interview, prepare by researching JOSHCO, understanding their projects, and rehearsing common interview questions. Highlight your enthusiasm for the opportunity and how you can contribute to their goals.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Government Administration
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
March 31, 2024
Valid through
December 25, 2024
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