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Mpumalanga Department of Social Development Graduate and Internship Programme 2018

Mpumalanga Department of Social Development Graduate and Internship Programme 2018

The Department of Social Development, Mpumalanga Province, is offering an Internship Programme opportunity for a period of twelve (12) months commencing 01 April 2018 to March 2019.


Requirements: Unemployed South African citizens graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 years In possession of a relevant tertiary qualification In the field specified below.

& Applicants who have already participated ¡n any Government Internship Programme will not be considered, and if it is found that this was the case after appointment, the contract will be terminated with immediate effect.

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an Interview. 


Receptionist / Telekom Operator Grad / Intern

  • National Diploma  / Degree in Office Management / Office Administration  / Secretariat / Customer care / Receptionist

Operate and take charge of the switchboard. Receive and direct incoming calls and visitors to relevant offices / sections.

Report telecom faults. Receive incoming mail and direct them to relevant offices / sections

NPO Helpdesk Officers  Grad / Intern[x1] Thaba Chweu [x1] Mbombela [x1] Dipaleseng [x1] Govan Mbeki [x1] Lekwa [x1] Mkhondo

  • National Diploma / Degree in Community Development / Youth in Development / Community Studies

Do administration of all NPO Help Desk and! other related activities. Administer and maintain NPO database for the sub- district

Administration Grad / InternProvincial Office [x2] Monltonng& Evaluation [x1] Planning

  • National Diploma / Degree in Office Management / Public Administration /  Administration Management

Render overall administrative and related functions within the Directorate, and / any that may arise from time

Administration[GIS] Grad / InternProvincial Office [Population Unit]


  • Degree in Population or Development Studies, with specialization in GIS, Statistics, Demography, Research, Population

To provide support during the implementation of research projects. To support / conduct the analysis and interpretation of data on the province’s population dynamics and on the reciprocal relationships between population and development to inform policy design and programming To provide support during the implementation of the Population Capacity Development and Advocacy activities Receptionist /  Telekom operator Provincial office [Building 031 6

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 form, obtainable from any Government Department or DPSA website[ and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, academic record(s) and identity document [not older than 3 months]. Failure to provide documents as required will disqualify applicants. Applicants must clearly indicate the field of Internship they are applying for (this must be specified under reference]

Internship opportunities are based in Mpumalanga Province in the Department of Social Development. NB: Please use post name as reference, If you applying for more than one position please complete separate applications forms

Qualifications will be subjected to verification and evaluation by the South African Qualifications Authority [SAQA]. Correspondences will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. No late or faxed applications will be considered.

Provincial office and Ehlanzeni District

The Acting Director HRM&D- Attention Mr A. Cloete;
Department of Social Development; Private Bag X 11213;
Nelspruit 1200


Hand delivered to Human Resource Management at Son Joy Boulevard: West Block: Upper Ground: Riverside Pail: Nelspruit

Enquiries: Ms Pretty Sthinde: Tel: (013) 766-3320

N.B Applicants ¡n Gert Sibande may direct applications to:
The Director Gert Sibande District
Private Bag X 9074

OR Hand delivered to No 102 Wedgewood Avenue, Ermelo. Enquiries: Ms. Nontombi Shongwe: Telephone Number: (017) 819 7672

Closing Date: 24 February 2018, 16h15
Location: Nelspruit