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The Department of Home Affairs seeks to employ 1600 unemployed youth as INDEXERS for the digitization of the home affairs records. 

Salary: R 5,500.00 per month – Stipend

Role description

The Department of Home Affairs, DHA, in collaboration with Harambee and the Department of Employment and Labour, DEL as the National Pathway Management Network, seeks to employ 1600 unemployed youth as INDEXERS for the digitization of the department of home affairs records. 
The DHA has started the digitization process of converting over 350 million paper records into electronic format for improved service delivery. 
The DHA seeks to contribute to the employment creation goals and strategic priorities of the Presidential Employment Stimulus programme by hiring unemployed youth on a fixed term contracts to assist. 
Duties include: 

  • Indexing of files.
  • Sort and list files.
  • Re-assemble files.
  • Box files in batches.

Role requirement


  • South African citizens aged between 18-35 years old.

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Document and or Records Management or  Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • No criminal record.

Should you receive notice that you have been selected for shortlisting, you will be required to present the following documents:

  • Copy of certified qualifications.
  • Copy of certified identity document.

Successful candidates will be subjected to suitability checks (Citizenship, Credit, Criminal and Qualification Verification).
Duration of contract: 3 years (approximately May/June 2023- May/June 2026). A contract linked to the duration of the project will be signed upon appointment.
Should you not hear from DHA by May/June 2023, please consider your application unsuccessful. You may continue to look for more opportunities on 


All roles will be in person at the Department of Home Affairs in Gauteng Province (Pretoria) and the North West Province (Brits).

Closing date: 02 March 2023

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