GROEN SEBENZA PHASE II: Call for Two Year Internships

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The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into work programme funded to the value of R300m for the next three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (diploma – PhD level) and place them nationally in different organisations (government and non-governmental) where they will be incubated (trained and mentored) to further develop their competence and confidence in the management of environment/biodiversity.

The programme goals

  1. Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various
  2. Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond
  3. Transformation and organisational strengthening - strengthen different organisational development aspects including transformation in its totality, mentoring, proactive skills and planning to better respond to organisational mandates and other national
  4. Research informed - through research, develop a ‘live’ skills intelligence system that will enable the sector to proactively plan for skills development and track and trace the utilisation of the developed

Humana People to People in South Africa (HPPSA) in partnership with The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for incubation in the following fields:


Location (Where the Intern will be based)

Required Qualification



Stipend Rate

Environmental Management & Health

(Malaria Control, WASH)

Child Aid Ehlanzeni, Malaria satelite office, Block A, behind

Tonga Department of Public works, Nkomazi, Mpumalanga Province

Diploma/Bachelor degree in Environmental Health

or related qualification.


R6082 - R8697

Environmental Management & Planning

Child Aid uMkhanyakude, uMkhanyakude District Health Offices Ntsinde street, Jozini, KwaZulu Natal Province

BSc. in Environmental & resource studies, National Diploma in Environmental Science or

related qualification.


R6082 - R8697

Environmental Education/Biodiversity information/GIS

Child Aid MVC- Mopani Vhembe & Capricorn, 1935 Giyani Section Ai, 1392,

Limpopo Province

National Diploma in Environmental Science, Bachelor of

Environmental Planning & Development, Bachelor of Arts in Geography or related qualification.


R6082 - R8697


  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Young unemployed and *underemployed professionals between the ages of 18 and
  • Innovative, dynamic and creative
  • A commitment to career development in the environmental/biodiversity
  • Must hold qualifications mentioned in table above
  • People with disabilities are also encouraged to

* Underemployed refers to youth employed in any sector than the one they studied for as per the above listed fields.

Internship monthly stipend values (no other benefits apply as these are internship positions)




R6 082


R7 359


R8 697


R10 035


R12 035

Candidates holding higher qualifications than the ones stated in the above fields may apply, however only remuneration stated per field will be applicable.


Application procedure

Suitable candidates should apply by submitting a motivation letter (max. 1 page) stating why they should be the preferred candidate, what they intend to gain, and the value added they will bring to the programme. This should be accompanied by a detailed CV and certified copies of the qualification to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the field of preference quoted on the email subject line for the attention of Human Resource Officer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contact details: Human Resource Officer- HPPSA (Tel: 031 701 9280)


Closing date: 6th October 2022 @ 17:00pm

SANBI reserves the right not to fill these internships.

If no response has been received within 40 days of the closing date, candidates may assume that their applications were unsuccessful.



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