gold-Youth New Job Position Available

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11 Oct, 2018

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Internships in South Africa

gold-youth is a dynamic Southern African organisation that is empowering youth peer leaders to become positive role models and agents of social and economic change.

Job Title: Quality Assurance Intern
Job Location: Cape Town
Salary: Negotiated depending on knowledge and experience
Start date: October 2018
Report to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (Sue Powell)

The purpose of the position is to support the Quality Assurance (QA) Function, in QA and Monitoring and Evaluation related processes within gold-youth. Provide support to gold’s QA Function, with a focus on data entry, analysis, integrity, and reporting, as well as any other tasks agreed with the gold Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.


  • Assist with gold Grads database and information compilation
  • Coordinate outcomes research
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Assist with continuous data integrity checks, including communicating with field teams for data updates and clarity
  • Assist with the analysis and compilation of Monitoring and Evaluation reports
  • Update quarterly figures for the gold Dashboard, saving relevant databases and spreadsheets on to the gold server


  • Numeric skills
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Statistical package)
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • An analytical mind
  • Ability to manage priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to self-motivate and multi-task when required to do so
  • A strong eye for detail combined with an understanding of broad organisational vision
  • Fluent in English
  • Ablility to adapt to changing priorities
  • A cross cultural understanding
  • Ablility to articulate and display personal values and vision
  • Social skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Proven ability to apply attention to detail
  • Openness to learning
  • Work towards a postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Development studies or a related field
  • Minimum of one year’s experience or training in a relevant field of operation
  • Experience of community development engagement or voluntary work
  • Data entry and analysis experience would be an advantage

To apply, submit your CV to our progressive and pioneering team in Cape Town via email to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 19th October, 2018

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