10 More Alumni Placed into SA’s Tourism Industry

In March 2018, Good Work Foundation (GWF) hosted an Impact Recruitment on the Lowveld event where local businesses were able to learn more about GWF’s adult learning programmes and pledge to – wherever possible – “be the network that someone never had” by recruiting from our database of alumni.

30 pledges were made on the day. Five-star lodges, restaurants, banks and even an IT company made the pledge. We have had a number of incredible success stories, including Akani Mbondsiza who was placed in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin.

However, this week has been our most successful week yet. After working carefully on a selection process with our team at GWF, South African tourism business, Seasons in Africa, has taken on 10 interns, all of them GWF alumni who have graduated in the last five years.

Eight of the interns will work in hospitality and two have been recruited from our IT Academy to support that function at Seasons in Africa properties across Mpumalanga.

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Graduates at the legendary Hazyview restaurant, Kuka.

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Our Hippo Hollow trainees.

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First day for graduates who have started work at Perry’s Bridge Hollow.

We would like to thank the Seasons in Africa Mpumalanga team for supporting young, local people who have chosen to upskill themselves and need local businesses to support and nurture their first steps into their careers. We would also like to thank Absa for their unwavering commitment to the adult Bridging Academy across our Hazyview Cluster Digital Learning Campuses. The Bridging Academy focuses on building digital, English and work-readiness skills so that youth are better equipped for success in their first jobs.

10 could become 20 or even 30! If you would like to source your newest entry level team members from GWF’s alumni, please contact recruitment@goodworkfoundation.org for more information.

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