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Youth Employment Service in South Africa- All you’ll ever need to know

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You must have heard about Youth Employment Service of South Africa; if you have not, rest assured that we will cover many of its elements in this blog. It would be preferable if you read this blog all the way through. So, are you all set? Let us get this party started. So, first and foremost-

What is this South African Youth Employment Service?

Youth Employment Service (YES) is a business-led collaboration- that seeks out innovative solutions through technical best practices and innovation. It also re-energizes the economy and provides a dignified start for young people.

It provides unemployed youth with a toolkit to help them be a beacon of hope for their families, households, and communities through the Yes 12-month quality employment experience. Okay, but is there any qualification for it? Continue reading to find out.

Who qualifies for Youth Employment Service Program?

Yes, there is an eligibility condition for it. Here are some essential points from the qualifying condition that you need to know. Take a peek around.

  • You must be a black adolescent aged between 18 to 35 years.
  • A minimum of 40% of the points required for each priority level of the B-BBEE scorecard, or a 50 percent average across all priority elements and 40% average QSEs.
  • YES will benefit scorecard entities in all industries from a B-BBEE perspective.


Let us tell you more about the National Employment Service program now that you know the eligibility criteria, and then we will talk about how you can benefit from it. Let us get this celebration started, shall we?

What is the purpose of the youth employment service?

It is a campaign that invites businesses to join with the government to help young people acquire meaningful job experience across the country. The Honourable President launched it in 2018, and it has since injected R2.5 billion into the economy. In partnership with over 1200 partner companies, it has also provided over 50000 job experiences for previously unemployed teens who would otherwise have limited employment opportunities.

Finally, you want to know how it can assist you, right? So let us have a conversation about it now.


What kind of opportunities can you find on the youth employment service platform

The national youth development agency will collaborate with Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, prime government ministries, the commercial sector, and civil society to build this youth employment service platform. It gives young people free access to online job-seeker resources such as hustling resources, a world of work, wellness and self-care tools, leadership, volunteering, and further education opportunities.

Young individuals in the area can apply for safe and reputable job and work experience possibilities. How? You will need to go to SayPro for this. Let us tell you something-

Who is SayPro?

SayPro is a certified and accredited training provider, an award-winning, best, and innovative organization with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. Through our development programs, including this national youth employment service program, we have helped over 100,000 young people globally.

We have over 500 non-profit organizations and corporations as members, and we work with over 200 government departments and enterprises to make a difference. We take pleasure in being inventive, providing cutting-edge services, and being available for all of our clients.

At SayPro, we think that everyone has the potential to achieve a long-term goal or establish a professional career. At SayPro, we believe that everyone has the potential to achieve a long-term goal or establish a professional career.

Our mission is to work together and discover solutions with children, mothers, corporations, the government, the education sector, and others.

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