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Apply to job shadow<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2> <p>Job shadowing entails following a professional for a few days and observing their day-to-day work. It is an excellent way to see what a job really involves and can also help you decide which qualification to study or career path to take. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>These are unpaid positions and the City will not cover transport or food-related costs.</p></div></div></span> <h2>How to apply</h2></span> <p>You will need to be a South African citizen who lives in Cape Town and you should be in Grade 11 or 12.</p><p>You can send a request to job shadow directly to our HR Service Desk (details below).</p> <span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>​​​​​​Please include with your application: </b></p><ul><li>a certified copy of your ID</li><li>a letter from your school/college requesting job shadowing and the duration (5-10 days only)</li><li>a signed letter from your parent/guardian confirming permission</li><li>a short CV (must contain your address and your parent/guardian's contact numbers)</li></ul></div></div></span> <p> </p><p>Once the application has been received, the City will provide you with an Indemnity Agreement that must be signed by you and a parent/guardian.</p><p>A mentor in the relevant department will then be identified and regular feedback sessions will take place for the duration of the job shadow programme.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Submit your applications at least six weeks before the school holiday period in which you would like to job shadow.</p></div></div></span><span> </span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​</h2></span> <h4>City Call Centre</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br> <a>0860 103 089</a></em><br><br> Email:<br> <a href="mailto:hrservicedesk@capetown.gov.za"> hrservicedesk@capetown.gov.za</a></p><h4>Job shadow programme</h4><h4>Peter Adonis</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><br> <a>021 400 3601</a></em><br><br> Email:<br> <a href="mailto:peter.adonis@capetown.gov.za">peter.adonis@capetown.gov.za</a></p><p>You can also contact the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments">relevant department </a>directly.</p>GP0|#8719f105-e860-4155-a472-fba9ce5de824;L0|#08719f105-e860-4155-a472-fba9ce5de824|Find on the job learning;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#efd7bd4e-1442-471a-8474-fb0a1f20ca47The City welcomes applications for job shadowing from high school pupils in Cape Town.

 

 

 

 

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