Employment

Summary

Total Cost
per Project Type

Total Cost
per Project

Partners & Donors

Total outstanding for Employment Programmes:

R 40 000

Job Readiness

There is a high number of young South Africans who are not acquainted with the working world. Job Readiness Programmes are a series of sessions that run throughout the year. They are aimed at preparing unemployed youth and graduates for job interviews and future employment opportunities.

This is done by covering workplace skills such as CV writing, interviews, office etiquette, and networking tips, etc among other valuable skills. These skills are crucial in obtaining employment. To date, the Job Readiness Programmes have had a great success rate of participants of the programme obtaining employment after learning these skills.

We are looking for partners to help us host these programmes closer to the communities in which our beneficiaries live.

  • Cost per session:

R1 000

  • Goal for 2024:

15 Sessions

  • Total cost:

R15 000

Once off programme needs:

Laptops

Laptops are a great tool for the beneficiaries of Job Readiness Programmes. Most of our participants do not have access to this technology in their homes. Therefore, laptops are ideal for Sprout’s Job Readiness Facilitators, as they are able to transport them off-site to the locations where the beneficiaries are based.

Providing laptops for these sessions allows the programme’s participants to compile their CVs and send online applications while under the guidance of Sprout’s Job Readiness Facilitators. The ideal is to provide each participant with access to their own laptop to use for the day. This would require 20 laptops.

  • Total cost per laptop and insurance for a year:

R9 200

  • Total cost for X20 laptops and insurance for a year:

R184 000

Once off programme needs:

Laptop Bags

Laptop bags are required to ensure the safekeeping of Sprout’s property. Well-kept laptops will allow the Foundation to help youth for years to come.

Microsoft licenses

Microsoft licenses give beneficiaries access to the programmes required to create CVs and format other important documentation.

  • Total cost per laptop and insurance for a year:

R9 200

  • Total cost for X20 laptops and insurance for a year:

R184 000

  • Total cost for one license for a year:

R2 890

  • Total cost for X20 licenses for the year:

R57 800

Portable Projector

A portable projector is ideal to display information, videos, and graphs to a large group of Job Readiness participants. When sessions are held off-site, a projector allows the facilitator to play slideshows to the group while collectively teaching them how to use the programmes on their laptops.

Portable Printer

A portable printer will allow the facilitators of Job Readiness Programmes to print and scan important documents during the application assistance sessions for beneficiaries that don't otherwise have access to this resource.

  • Total cost for the projector:

R11 500

  • Total cost of printer:

R3 000

CAREER TALKS

Our career talks are aimed at high school students who do not have access to the critical support systems that guide subject selection, or to alternative educational courses that would enable them to pursue their chosen careers. Sprout strives to unlock the potential within these students through our career talks.

Each career talk has an average of 3 speakers from different vocations who present invaluable knowledge to the students on achieving success in their field.

Career talks are both presented live and recorded. These recordings are loaded onto The Sprout Foundation YouTube page; making the information more accessible to all students in need of guidance.

  • Cost per session:

R6 100

  • Goal for 2023:

2 Live Talks

  • Total cost:

R12 200

Once off programme needs:

Camera and Tripod

In order to reach a wider audience of beneficiaries, The Sprout Foundation films various career talks, programmes, and educational resources. The filmed content is then uploaded to YouTube and social media.

  • Total cost for camera

R10 450

CAREER EXPOS

Sprout plans to host a career expo with the intention of providing information to the beneficiaries on extended study, training, career, and employment opportunities.

Institutions and companies who attend these career expos will then have the opportunity to market their respective businesses amongst the students and employees.

  • Cost to host expo

R25 000

Applications Assistance

Sprout understands how vitally important it is to submit a comprehensive application when searching for new study and employment opportunities. Many of the youth of today lack the necessary guidance from trustworthy mentors when finding opportunities; nor do these youth have the assistance needed to compile applications that correctly and accurately represent them when applying to these opportunities.

The Sprout Foundation aims to assist learners and graduates in searching for new educational and professional opportunities, as well as to provide guidance on how to submit a comprehensive application when applying.

  • Total cost for 2023:

R7 600

Employment

Summary

Total Cost
per Project

Total outstanding for Employment Programmes:

R 40 000

Total Cost
per Project

Total Cost
per Project

Job Readiness

There is a high number of young South Africans who are not acquainted with the working world. Job Readiness Programmes are a series of sessions that run throughout the year. They are aimed at preparing unemployed youth and graduates for job interviews and future employment opportunities.

This is done by covering workplace skills such as CV writing, interviews, office etiquette, and networking tips, etc among other valuable skills. These skills are crucial in obtaining employment. To date, the Job Readiness Programmes have had a great success rate of participants of the programme obtaining employment after learning these skills.

We are looking for partners to help us host these programmes closer to the communities in which our beneficiaries live.

  • Cost per session:

R1 000

  • Goal for 2024:

15 Sessions

  • Total cost:

R15 000

CAREER EXPOS

Sprout plans to host a career expo with the intention of providing information to the beneficiaries on extended study, training, career, and employment opportunities.

Institutions and companies who attend these career expos will then have the opportunity to market their respective businesses amongst the students and employees.

  • Cost to host expo

R25 000