Apply for Presidential Youth Programme Year 2024/2025 (×235 vacancies)

The Department would like to invite qualifying graduates to apply to participate in a Presidential Youth Programme. The Presidential Programme is meant to provide work exposure to graduates for a period of eight (8) months. 

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: South Africa


  • SALARY: R 7450.63 per month 
  • CENTRE: Provincial Office: Gauteng – Reference No: HR4/24/06/01GP (X50 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: KwaZulu-Natal Reference No: HR4/24/06/02KZN (X29 posts) 

  • Provincial Office: Eastern Cape Reference No: HR4/24/06/03EC (X31 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: Western Cape Reference No: HR4/24/06/04WC (X22 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: Mpumalanga Reference No: HR4/24/06/05MP (X25 posts) 

  • Provincial Office: North West Reference No: HR4/24/06/06NW (X20 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: Northern Cape Reference No: HR4/24/06/07NC (X14 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: Limpopo Reference No: HR4/24/06/08LP (X24 posts) 
  • Provincial Office: Free State Reference No: HR4/24/06/09FS (X20 posts) 


Three (3) years relevant tertiary qualification majoring in Psychology or Industrial Psychology. (Registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa(HPCSA) as a Registered Counsellor (Independent Practice) or Psychometrics (Independent practice) will be an added advantage). 


Render administrative support services to the Employment Counsellor. Conduct research on labour market needs and employment counselling best practices. Provide and implement recruitment and selection services. Network with stakeholders to verify quality of services rendered. Registration of work seekers. 


Vacancies advertised on the website are also available on the Department of Public Service (DPSA)’s Public Service Vacancy Circular. To apply for the advertised government vacancies one need to fill a Z83.pdf form.

Please see guide on Tips on how to complete Z83 application form for employment in Public Service . The Department has Career Counsellors who can assist on how to write your CV, prepare for interview and other career related services, the service is offered for free to all including, unemployed and youth​

Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) has some employment opportunities that one can apply for; access the site to see other available job opportunities 

Departmental services are FREE and all Employment Agencies should register with the Department. Employment organisations/ web/ social media sites should NOT  make jobseekers pay for the job opportunities as per Employment Services Act 2014


  • Mr V Mazibuko Tel: 011 853 0453 (GP) 
  • Mr. TB Gumede Tel: 031 3662130/ Mr. NX Ntshingila Tel: 031 366 2130 (KZN) 
  • Mr. N Mtwa Tel: 043 701 3032/ Mr. S Joko Tel: 043 701 3030 (EC) 

  • Mr. Q Bowman Tel: 021 441 8120 (WC) 
  • Mr. M Nkotsoe Tel: 013 655 8805 (MP) 
  • Mr. MO Maluleke Tel: 018 387 8186 (NW) 
  • Ms. N Litheko Tel: 053 838 1632 (NC) 
  • Ms. MS Lebogo Tel: 015 290 1662 (LP) 
  • Mr. S Segalo/ Ndabuko Zulu Tel: 051 505 6206 (FS) 

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