Community Development Outreach Programme Assistant


Community development, Non-profit, Project Management, Sustainable development, Internship

Career Field


Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A local NPO that aims to improve the lives of local communities through a variety of outreach projects and events.

Roles and Responsibilities

Discover what it is really like to work for an NPO that operates at a community level and make a positive contribution to South Africa's goal of securing a sustainable future. The intern will assist in the planning and facilitation of educational outreach programmes and events that focus on sustainable community development. The intern will have the chance to work closely with community members, corporate partners and other important stakeholders.


Creative thinker Team player Good knowledge of sustainable development goals and practices Good writing skills

Skills Acquisition

Project management Research Stakeholder relations Communication skills Time management Advocacy Monitoring and evaluation Problem-solving

Benefits to Intern

Learn how to create engaging content for educational outreach programmes. Improve your research, monitoring & evaluation skills. Gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges in realising sustainable community development. Learn from dedicated community members. Gain important transferable skills & build your CV with impressive hands-on experience.

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

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Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

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