DAG: Post Graduate Intern

Development Action Group
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 27 March, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Development Action Group (DAG) is a leading nonprofit, non-governmental organisation. DAG’s mission is to create, implement and support community-centred developments in order to address economic, social and spatial imbalances.
 
DAG seeks to employ a Post Graduate Intern, to be based in South Africa.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting research and design related to housing, land and urban development;
  • Assist in facilitation of socio-technical support for community partners across Cape Town
  • Provide planning and other technical input in the development of participatory and pro-poor human settlements proposals, land development strategies and participatory planning;
  • Coordinate and/or performing tasks related to the collection and processing of data, including co-facilitation of community meetings, participatory planning workshops/ meetings
  • Assist with general organisational administration

Requirements:

  • A background in the Built Environment, with a minimum of Masters in Architecture, Planning, Property Economics, Development Studies, Engineering etc
  • An interest in learning more about and working in the different programmes of DAG
  • Commitment and passion to contribute to addressing the many urban development challenges
  • Commitment and passion to work with communities facing poverty and structural inequalities
  • Dedication to working hard and learning as much as possible
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as to work independently and to take initiative
  • The ability to speak two regional languages (ideally)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees and a motivation letter to Kathy Aranes, Development Action Group, 101 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925 or fax: 021 447 1987 or kathy@dag.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within one week of the closing date.

DAG pursues employment equity and will give preference to female, black and specially-abled candidates.

No relocation costs will be covered

For more about the Development Action Group, refer to www.dag.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
South Africa

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