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Volunteer and earn Stipend at South African National Space Agency

Job Summary

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is hiring for various career opportunities.

Closing Date: 15 March 2024.

Job Ref #: Volunteer002
Industry: Research
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Market Related

Location: Volunteers will be based at the SANSA Science Centre in Hermanus

UNEMPLOYED SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY GRADUATES ARE INVITED TO VOLUNTEER IN THE DSI’S NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE PROGRAMME.

Careers at SANSA

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Innovation.

SANSA has the mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities.

To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology advances space engineering programmes and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy

SANSA thrives on our employees’ creativity, competencies, and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high-performing environment.

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If you aspire to the SANSA values of Customer centric, Collaboration and teamwork, Innovation and solutions driven, Responsiveness to opportunities, Having fun together and living these in a fast-paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you.

About the SANSA Volunteer Program

  • Open to individuals aged 18-35
  • This is a one-year contract position.

Stipends will be paid to volunteers according to their qualifications ranging from approximately R4500 for National Diploma NQF Level 6 to R7700 for PhD NQF Level 10.

Duties and Responsibilities

The volunteers will be required to:

  • Assist with School STEM Support programmes and STEM outreach activities
  • Contribute to the development of STEM  education material
  • Organize and facilitate STEM- awareness events
  • Travel for outreach work

Requirements

Requirements

  • Enthusiastic, hardworking South African citizens
  • Specialisation or disciplines: Mathematical Sciences; Computer Science; Science Education; Physics; Mathematics; Space Science; Geography
  • Good communication skills

All travel to Hermanus and relocation costs will be at the candidates’ own expenses.

Interested youth, who meet the requirements please upload your CV, and apply on : Current Opportunities (mcidirecthire.com)

How to Apply

Closing date: 15 March 2024

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Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, they must assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on Climativa.com, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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