Conservation : Service Provider for Accredited training in Self-Leadership (Northern Cape)

Conservation - South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

Conservation South Africa believes “People need nature to thrive “, and so its work seeks to promote and support conservation, restoration, and sustainable land use in South Africa’s Hotspots as an essential element of food security and land reform, human and economic development, and building resilience to the impacts of climate change. CSA helps local communities protect these natural habitats that support their livelihoods by helping them to acquire skills and implement initiatives that helps protect nature and counteract the effects of climate change and other activities that negatively affect livelihoods and put species at risk of extinction.

Conservation South Africa (CSA) aims to develop a range of innovative community learning programmes to engage and build skills that promote entrepreneurship, sustainability and green business development amongst marginalized youth in South Africa, in 16 small towns. 
As a natural expansion and support to CSA’s former work with Citi Foundation on building green businesses in twelve small towns, in 2018, CSA proposes to expand our work through the Green Community College model in these small towns. Our work includes working with in and out of school youth between the ages 16 – 35years.

Services Required:
CSA is seeking the services of a Service Provider for the following:

  1. Service Provider to give 3 (three) day accredited training in Self-Leadership to a group of 60 in and out of school youth.
  2. Submit a draft report by 25 June 2019 and submit to CSA staff for review (final comments to consult by 26th June 2019)
  3. Respond to comments and edits on report and submit final report by 28 June 2019

Skills and Competency
The successful service provider will have the following skill and competencies:

  • Experience in facilitating training to large groups of in and out of school youth
  • Experience in accredited short course training.
  • Written and verbal communication skills and proven report writing experience in English.
  • Willingness to travel to venue of training in the Northern Cape around Springbok area.


  • Familiarity with in and out of school youth
  • Knowledge about self-leadership in a context that will be understood by youth between the age 16 – 24 years.
  • Experience working in rural communities.

Project timeline:
Duration: 3 days
18 June 2019: Understand the term self-leadership
19 June 2019: Understand their role in the community
20 June 2019: Know what they want to achieve

Should you wish to apply to this Request for Proposal, please submit the following documents to with the reference GL/GED in the subject line by no later than 12pm (midday) on 30 April 2019:

  • Company Profile or Curriculum Vitae that includes qualifications, experience and capacity of the applicant.
  • At least three examples of supporting evidence of previous work done.
  • A project work outline for achieving the deliverables as set out in the above tasks.
  • Detailed budget for the work including fees, number of days, travel, accommodation, vat and other disbursements as individual line items.
  • Proof of registration (Company) or valid South African Identity Document.

Please email any enquiries to
Applicants who have received no response within 14 days of the closing should kindly assume that their proposal was unsuccessful.
CSA reserves the right to negotiate terms and conditions with the successful bidder/s or not to engage technical support at all if applicants are not of a required standard and qualification or if the bid is unsuccessful.

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