SAASTA: National Youth Service Programme (Volunteer) 2018

SAASTA: Science, Engineering & Technology Graduates Programme 2018

Unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology Graduates Required to Volunteer in the DST’s National Youth Service Programme.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), business unit on National Research Foundation on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is inviting unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates (18 to 35 years of age) to volunteer their services towards the implementation of the Youth into Science Strategy under auspices of the National Youth Service Programme.

Graduates Programme Application deadline is 11 December 2017

Graduates Programme Provider: The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)

Graduates Programme Location: South Africa

Volunteers will be deployed for a period of up to 12 months to participating organisations that collaborate with the DST in its youth development programmes. A stipend will be paid to volunteers per month as follows: National Diploma NQF Level 6 (R4 500), Bachelor’s Degree / B.Tech NQF Level 7 (R5 000), Honours NQF Level 8 (R5 000), Master’s NQF Level 9 (6 500), PhD NQL Level 10 (R7 700).

Vacancies exist and become available during the year at a variety of organisations in all nine provinces.

Interested youth, who meet the qualifications, are invited to submit a covering letter indicating why they want to volunteer, in which province they are residing and the province the province of their choice. Candidates should also include curriculum vitae, certified copies of ID and qualifications, and all their contact details. To view a list of current participating organisations, please visit our website: www.saasta.ac.za and the click on the National Youth Service Programme under Projects.

Human Resource Volunteer Department
South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)
1st Floor Didacta Building, 211 Nana Sita Street, Pretoria, 0001
Please email your detailed cv’s to: [email protected] / [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the screening outcomes. Candidates who have not been contacted within three months after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. All travel and relocation costs will be for the candidates’ own expenses.

All enquiries: Bongiwe Mahlangu, Tel (012) 392 9300

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