NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION AND TOURISM
Lets grow North West together
ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF HUNDRED (100) PARTICIPANTS FOR THE NORTH TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY PLACEMENT PROGRAMME
The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism hereby invites qualifying and eligible unemployed youth to be part of the North West Tourism and Hospitality Placement Programme 2020. The North West Tourism and Hospitality placement programme is a project under the auspices of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and aims to mitigate the impact of COVID — 19 on the tourism industry. Under the North West Tourism and Hospitality placement programme, successful will be placed at various tourism and hospitality host companies in the North West Tourism province for a period up to six (6) months. Through the North West Tourism and Hospitality placement programme, DEDECT makes a contribution to empower the Youth in the province by i) Providing unemployed youth access to temporary work in the tourism and hospitality sector; ii) Assist unemployed graduates with skills development and work experience; and iii) Provide the industry with temporary subsidized labour.
Qualifying and Eligibility Criteria
* Unemployed South African youth (ages between 18 — 35 years)
* Grade Twelve (Matric) / NCV L4 qualification, fluency in English.
Matric subjects related to travel, tourism and hospitality will be an added-advantage;
* Computer literacy;
* Post Grade Twelve (Matric) accredited qualification in the fields of Tourism, Hospitality, Office Admin and Events management (Certificate, Diploma and/or Degree)
* Must reside within the respective Local Municipality of the North West Province (Proof will be required);
* Not more than one participant per household.
Scope of Placement Opportunities
Front desk assistant/clerk I Receptionists I Booking assistants/agents I Food and Beverage assistants I Housekeeping Assistants I Porters I General assistants I Assistant Chefs or kitchen assistants I Waiters I Baristas I Catering coordinator/s I Event staff/coordinators/assistants I Customer Representatives agents I Tourism information Representatives/officers I Bar attendants/assistants.
Successful Candidates will be placed at various host companies across the North West province as follows:
Accommodation establishments (Guest houses, Bed and Breakfast, Hotels, Lodges, Resorts, Conference and events centers, etc) I Attractions and recreational facilities I Tour operators I Travel agencies I Information centers.
Priority will be given to beneficiaries in close proximity to the host company.
Stipend: Successful candidates shall be paid a stipend of R 198.00 per day.
Qualifying and eligible candidates are requested to apply by completing the programme application form and attaching the following supporting documentation:
a) Curriculum Vitae (CV); b) Certified Copy of Identity Document (ID); c) Certified copy of Grade 12/Matric certificate; d) Certified copies of post Grade 12/Matric qualifications; e) Proof of residence i.e. confirmation letter from traditional council or municipality, Rates and Taxes account. In the case that the candidate resides with parents and/or guardian, the rates and taxes accounts needs to be accompanied by a parents and/or guardian affidavit.
NB: Certified copies should not be older than six (6) months
No faxed or emailed or late applications will be considered.
Correspondence will be limited ONLY to short-listed candidates and should you not receive any communication within 30 days of the closing date kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
For enquiries on the programme.
Please contact Mr Khotso Lethoba at 082 576 6320 and/or KJLethoba@nwpg.gov.za
CLOSING DATE: 09 OCTOBER 2020