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Comment on the amendments to the City’s Expanded Public Works Programme and Jobseekers Database policies <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <h4>What is the EPWP? </h4><p>The <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/jobs-and-skills-development/youth-careers/find-an-opportunity-with-epwp">Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)</a> seeks to alleviate poverty, provide economic relief and unlock opportunities through temporary work opportunities. </p><h4> What is the Jobseekers database? </h4><p>Residents can register on the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Find-a-job-or-develop-skills/Apply-for-a-job-with-the-City/Apply-for-work-through-the-EPWP">City’s Jobseekers database</a> and apply for temporary jobs through the EPWP. </p><p>The EPWP and the Jobseekers Database are guided by the following City policies: </p><ul><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Implementation%20of%20the%20Expanded%20Public%20Works%20Programme%20Policy%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2012421%29%20approved%20on%2026%20October%202017.pdf" target="_blank">Implementation of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Policy</a> </li><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Management%20of%20the%20Jobseekers%20Database%20Policy%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2046778%29%20approved%20on%2026%20October%202017.pdf" target="_blank">Management of the Jobseekers Database Policy</a></li></ul><p>We are in the process of reviewing these policies, and we want your feedback on the proposed changes. </p><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the proposed changes. </p><h4>Access a summary of the proposed key changes below: </h4><ul><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_EPWP_Policy_Summary.pdf" target="_blank">Implementation of the EPWP Policy - Summary of Key Changes</a> </li><li> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Jobseekers_Database_Policy_Summary.pdf" target="_blank">Management of the Jobseekers Database Policy – Summary of Key Changes</a> </li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Submit your comment​​​​​​​</h2><p> Submit your comments via the following channels: </p><p> <strong>Online </strong> <br> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%20ab9f46fc-c484-4a32-8cf3-d2c1d8ee53ef" target="_blank">Submit your comment online</a>. </p><p> <strong>Delivery </strong> <br>Deliver your written comments by hand to the address below: <br> <br> <em>EPWP office </em> <br> <em>15th Floor </em> <br> <em>Civic Centre </em> <br> <em>Cape Town</em></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> Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit input and suggestions but have a disability, or are unable to read or write. See contact details below. </p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquires, contact: </p><h4>EPWP Help Desk </h4><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 400 9406</a> </em></p> <em> </em> <p> <em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:nobesutho.nyati@capetown.gov.za">nobesutho.nyati@capetown.gov.za</a></em> </p><h4>Public Participation Unit </h4><h4>Zandile Mahlasela </h4><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 400 5501</a> </em></p> <em> </em> <p> <em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:zandile.mahlasela@capetown.gov.za">zandile.mahlasela@capetown.gov.za</a></em> </p><h2 class="sectHeading">Attend a workshop </h2> <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> The workshops are intended for <strong>organisation leaders only</strong>.</p></div></div></span> <p>We initiated an education campaign on EPWP policies and jobseeker processes. The campaign aims to educate communities about the correct processes; and the planned system improvements for selecting temporary workers who are interested in basic to semi-skilled work opportunities provided through City projects. </p><p> You can help us to improve our EPWP Policy and Jobseeker processes by providing your input and suggestions.</p><p> Workshops will be held in each subcouncil; organisation leaders interested in attending can <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%201de9ee83-dec3-4366-a90d-fe3576608c06" target="_blank">register online</a>. </p><p>Details of the workshops will be provided at a later date. ​</p> GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c9324 May – 30 November 20210

 

 

Draft Amended Implementation of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Policy Summary216765GP0|#c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3;L0|#0c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3|Policy summary;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-05-24T10:00:00Z
Draft Amended Management of the Jobseekers Database Policy Summary214532GP0|#c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3;L0|#0c653900e-842d-418d-8af4-48c669c094c3|Policy summary;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-05-23T22:00:00Z

 

 

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