Studies in Poverty & Inequality Institute: Intern

Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is an independent, non-profit think tank, committed to the eradication of poverty and inequality in South Africa and the sub region. Through research they seek to develop innovative, evidence-based solutions that address the causes and consequences of poverty. SPII is rooted in the values of the South African constitution. The organisation believes that poverty undermines democracy and inhibits the development of society as a whole.

SPII is currently undertaking a 24 month project entitled 'Social Protection and local economic development (LED): Graduation Pilot Programme.' The project seeks to link the child support grant (CSG) and local economic development by targeting small, micro and survivalist enterprises that have a recipient of a CSG within the household in Evaton. The aim is that through targeted sequenced interventions at an enterprise level, small, micro and survivalist enterprises will graduate after 24 months from their survivalist nature into resilient enterprises.

SPII is seeks to appoint an Intern to be based in Evaton, Gauteng.

The incumbent will assist the project manager on this project. A bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite for this position. The internship is for a period of six months starting as soon as 25 November 2013. SPII will provide the successful candidate with a stipend.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the project coordinator;
  • Capturing and data analysis.

Requirements:

  • Computer skills are necessary;
  • Language proficiency: English, and preferably an African language;
  • Stakeholder management and field worker support;
  • A driver’s licence will be an advantage.

For more information, call: 011 833 0161

To apply, submit a CV with contactable references and a motivational letter to fortunate@spii.org.za and brian@spii.org.za 

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

Shortlisted candidates will be requested to make a presentation as part of their interview process.

For more about the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute, refer to www.spii.org.za.

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

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