UPSKILLING VOLUNTEERS AND PROMOTING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.

Developed by the US Embassy and NGO, OneVoice South Africa (OVSA), the program aims to alleviate poverty, close the skills gap and mitigate unemployment in South Africa, by establishing a volunteerism and community engagement partnership between students, NGOs and corporations, that offers workplace experience, training and employment prospects to TVET College students, as they enter the 21st Century’s, World of Work. Program goals are to build volunteer skills through workplace preparedness training, provide them with realistic connections to workplace opportunities – and assist Corporations and NGOs meet their volunteer and workforce needs by ‘matching’ volunteer skills to Host Employer requirements.

Recruit

Recruit

In partnership with TVET Colleges, we recruit Participants to engage in the program.

Training

Train

Participants receive Workplace Preparedness Training, to upskill them with the soft skills required to enhance their contribution to the company/organization’s vision.

Place

Mentor

We source placements through our partner Host Employers, and match Participants to Opportunities and Employer expectations.

Place

Review

Having completed the volunteering/internship placement, we review their personal growth and employment potential with all parties concerned.

Committed to Poverty Alleviation and Job Creation.
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TVET Colleges

Engaged with to provide potential recruits.

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Recruits

Selected from TVET Colleges to apply for the program.

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Participants

Who were selected to participate and trained.

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Organizations

Partnered with to provide opportunities for Participants.

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Opportunities

Placement opportunities with partner Organizations.

Our corporate partners are committed to leading change

We are proud to work alongside some truly amazing partner organizations, who like us, are "COMMITTED TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND JOB CREATION."