Yes4Youth is a business-led collaboration that assists unemployed youths in South Africa to access learnerships offered by various companies.
Yes4Youth is committed to developing youths in South Africa so that they can enter the workplace with new skills and work experience.
Their desire is to be innovative with finding different ways to develop South Africa and find employment for underprivileged individuals. Spar is one of the companies that is involved in the Yes4Youth Learnership business.
Spars’ desire is to uplift and offer career and personal development opportunities to unemployed people from different areas and backgrounds.
Deadline: 18 June 2021
Location: Throughout South Africa
About the company:
Spar is one of the largest retail companies in South Africa and as a group it manages independent stores. They strive for a great culture of caring, and pride themselves in the high-quality products they sell to all their customers and communities.
They want their customers to enjoy visiting their stores in a unique, happy, and friendly environment. To do this staff need to be comfortable and dedicated, and as such, Spar is dedicated to their upliftment.
Spar offers rewarding careers, focusing on staff development. The areas that they offer careers in are sales, finance, marketing, logistics, information technology, and human resources.
About the Learnership Programme
The learnership is a 12-month programme in which you will be tasked with duties at Spar. You will be given a smartphone from Yes4Youth and throughout the programme you will use the App to build your skills-set.
You will also complete on-line surveys required by Yes4Youth both weekly and monthly, as well as halfway and finally at the end of your learnership.
Spar provides a structured curriculum where you are guided by trainers and you will be exposed to both the theoretical and practical, real-time company working sessions.
Once you have completed the learnership, you will be able to create your updated CV underlying all the new skills you have learnt.
Your CV will be verified. You will also be given a reference letter from Spar highlighting your achievements and capabilities.
Having had theoretical and active experience as well as receiving a formal letter detailing your exposure at Spar, will enable you to move forward in your career.
You receive full theoretical and practical training with no costs.
To apply, the learners require the following:
- South African citizen
- Black learner (BEE)
- Matric qualification
- Between the ages of 18 and 28
- Unemployed youth
- Clear criminal record
- Has not been part of the Yes4Youth programme for more than 8 months
- Will commit to the 12 months programme
- FET qualification advantageous
How to Apply?
For the Spar Yes4Youth learnership opportunity, they give you the option to apply directly through Spar by completing and submitting an online application form – click on the following link:
The application form must be fully completed with all of your official details before submission. Your details will be independently verified so please ensure your details are valid. If they are not, you will be disqualified from the application process.
Please note that if you have not heard back from Spar within 3 months, your application was unsuccessful. If you are short-listed you will have to attend a JumpStart training session through Spar, do some work experience, and go through the Spar/Buildt interview process.
Those who are successful are offered a contract for the 12 months learnership programme offered.
Important to note – the programme is at no cost to you; you are not charged any fees for the programme.
An additional way which is supplied directly by Yes4Youth for their various company learnership programme is also available.
You can register your details with Yes4Youth on their website: https://yes4youth.mobi/. They will confirm your registration via email and send you updates as they happen. Please ensure that you put the correct email address in.
Phone: 087 654 0878 / 087 330 0084
Email: [email protected]
Online message: https://yes4youth.co.za/contact-us/
Physical & postal address: 2 Arnold Rd, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196