NYDA Young Patriots Programme X45 Positions

NYDA Young Patriots Programme X45 Positions

The Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with National Youth Development Agency are looking to recruit young people to enter a one year National Youth Service Programme called The Young Patriots Programme.

We need five (5) volunteers per province, x45 nationally, for a nine (9) months commitment

The programme seeks to engage young people in the service delivery to communities as a way of building a culture of patriotism and nation building by involving them in areas of arts, culture and heritage.

The successful applicant will be required to fulfill the following functions:

  • Implement arts and cultural activities in both community and schools.
  • Mobilise schools and youth to be part of TYPP activities in their community.
  • Implement, coordinate and support TYPP events in the community.
  • Maintain relationships with local community organisations and other community youth groups in the community.
  • Administer monitoring for TYPP implementation in school and at the community.
  • Promote South African National Symbols.
  • Commit to personal development and growth.

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy all the following requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • Out of school youth
  • Must be between the age of 18 and 35 years.
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • English and local language proficiency.
  • Arts and culture background
  • Willing to work in Arts & Culture sector
  • Strong Community background.
  • Self-initiator, pro-activeness, with attention to detail.
  • Display ability to role model to peers.
  • RSA youth only

NB: Youth with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Monthly stipend, training and uniform will be provided

Please forward a summarised copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating which province and district you are applying