SANParks Is Recruiting: Internship: Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme

Internship: Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme

The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into a work programme funded for three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (diploma – PhD level) and place them nationally in different organisations (government and non-governmental) where they will be incubated (trained and mentored) to further develop their competence and confidence in the management of environment/biodiversity.

The programme goals

Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various levels.

Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond funding.

Transformation and organisational strengthening – strengthen different organisational development aspects including transformation in its totality, mentoring, proactive skills and planning to better respond to organisational mandates and other national priorities.

Research informed – through research, develop a ‘live’ skills intelligence system that will enable the sector to proactively plan for skills development and track and trace the utilisation of the developed skills.

SANParks in partnership with The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for incubation in the following fields:


Location (Where the Intern will be based)

Required Qualification

Number required

Stipend rate

Nature Conservation

Table Mountain National Park

National Diploma: Nature Conservation


R6 082.00

Tourism and Hospitality

Table Mountain National Park

National Diploma: Tourism Management


R6 082.00

Tourism and Hospitality

West coast National Park

National Diploma: Tourism 


Must be a SA citizen.

Young unemployed and *underemployed professionals between the ages of 18 and 35.

Innovative, dynamic and creative

A commitment to career development in the environmental/biodiversity sector.

Must hold the qualifications mentioned in the table above

Women and People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

* Underemployed refers to youth employed in any sector other than the one they studied for per the above-listed fields.

Please Note

Candidates holding higher qualifications than advertised may apply, however, remuneration is capped as per the minimum requirements advertised.


R6 082.00

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Email: [email protected]

Documents Required

SANParks is committed to the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to Previously Disadvantaged Individuals (PDI)

Application procedure:Applications accompanied by a Covering letter, detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID copy, driver’s licence and relevant documents must be sent to [email protected]

Applications must also be done via the below link:

Closing Date

04 March 2024

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