SA Youth Employment with Department of Home Affairs Seek 240 Unemployed

  • joub
  • Feb 27, 2023

sa youth employmentThe Department of Home Affairs is a government institution responsible for managing the entry and exit of people into and out of South Africa. The department has embarked on a digitization process to convert over 350 million paper records into electronic format for improved service delivery. As part of this project, the department, in collaboration with Harambee (SA Youth Employment) and the Department of Employment and Labour, seeks to employ 240 unemployed youth as runners for the digitization of the department’s records. The department seeks to contribute to the employment creation goals and strategic priorities of the Presidential Employment Stimulus programme by hiring unemployed youth on a fixed-term contract to assist.

Job Positions

The department is looking to hire 240 unemployed youth as runners for the digitization of the department’s records. The duties of the runners will include the retrieval of files from shelves, sorting and listing files, preparing documents for scanning, sorting files in batches, and numbering files and documents.

Benefits

The department is offering a stipend of R5,000 per month for the duration of the three-year fixed-term contract. The contract is linked to the duration of the project and will be signed upon appointment.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be South African citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. They must have a minimum of a Higher Certificate in Document and/or Records Management or Information Technology recognized by SAQA at NQF 5. Applicants must also have no criminal record.

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Requirements

Applicants must provide a copy of their certified qualifications and identity documents upon shortlisting. Successful candidates will be subjected to suitability checks, including citizenship, credit, criminal, and qualification verification.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, applicants need to be part of the SA Youth Employment network. You can join the network or log in on the department’s website.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job application is March 2, 2023.

Official Contact

For more information about this job opportunity, interested applicants can visit the department’s official website or contact them directly through email or phone.

In conclusion, the Department of Home Affairs, in collaboration with Harambee and the Department of Employment and Labour, seeks to employ 240 unemployed youth as runners for the digitization of the department’s records. The department is offering a stipend of R5,000 per month for the duration of the three-year fixed-term contract. Interested and eligible applicants can apply on the department’s website before the closing date of March 2, 2023.

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