REPSSI Internship Opportunity 2017

Posted on :

4 Jul, 2017

Category :

Internships in South Africa

Psychosocial support is best provided by families and communities. We can strengthen the ability of families and communities to provide love, care and protection for their children.

All services for children (for example: education, health, humanitarian support in emergencies) should be delivered in a way that takes account of their psychosocial wellbeing.

REPSSI (Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative) is the leading African psychosocial support organisation. REPSSI’s vision is that all girls, boys and youth have the right to enjoy psychosocial and mental wellbeing.

REPSSI has strong partnerships with governments (particularly the ministries responsible for social services, education and health), development partners, international organisations and NGOs in thirteen countries of East and Southern Africa.

REPSSI seeks to appoint a Programme Assistant Intern for the period July to December 2017.
The internship will be hosted within REPSSI’s APSI (Africa Psychosocial Support Institute) Team and based at its Head Office in Randburg, South Africa.


  • Administrative support to the Senior Technical Specialist: APSI
  • Project planning and reporting
  • Project document preparation, including contracts and PowerPoint presentations for Course, Development, Delivery and Accreditation and Research
  • Electronic Project file/knowledge management for manual development and facilitator endorsement processes
  • Learner database management
  • Programme workshops and meetings coordination

Work Station / Working Hours

  • The intern will work a standard 40-hour week and may be required to work extra hours at busy times
  • The intern will be based at the Head Office in Randburg, South Africa, with approximately 20% travel nationally and within the East and Southern Africa region


  • A national diploma/degree in Project Management/Education/Social Sciences
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • No experience required

To apply please send the following  to [email protected]


  • A motivational letter
  • Updated CV listing three contactable references
  • Certified copy of national diploma/degree
Location: Johannesburg

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