Education & Teaching 

Nutrition Education Programme Assisant


Education, Nutrition, Health foods, Internship

Career Field

Education & Teaching 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



Nutrition Education Programme AssisantNutrition Education Programme Assisant

The Host Organisation

An NPO that delivers educational programmes specifically focused on nutrition and health to local schools in Cape Town.

Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will join a passionate team to help create and deliver educational programmes focused on improving the nutritional status of children and local communities in The Western Cape whilst delivering supplementary nutrition and healthcare-based services. The intern will assist in project coordination, fundraising, presenting plans to community stakeholders, the creation of programme materials and the delivery of lessions. The intern will also help to establish community school gardens and empower the community with practical knowledge on the upkeep and harvesting of produce, including how to prepare nutritious meals.


Great communication skills Empathetic Attentive Organised Passionate about empowering communities with nutrition-based education Background in education, human rights, nutrition or other relevant fields

Skills Acquisition

Teaching and presentation skills Cross-cultural communication Project coordination Food-system development Gardening and landscaping Problem-solving

Benefits to Intern

Making a lasting impact in local communities Gain a unique insight into the challenges of education in a different cultural context Be a part of the movement to end food poverty Gain impressive practical experience to add to your CV Connect with and learn from like-minded, inspiring people in your field of interest

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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