KwaZulu-Natal Amafa Institute Offers 29 Cadet Opportunities

KwaZulu-Natal Amafa Institute Offers 29 Cadet Opportunities

KwaZulu-Natal Amafa Institute Offers 29 Cadet Opportunities. Are you a passionate individual eager to contribute to KwaZulu-Natal’s rich heritage? The KwaZulu-Natal Amafa and Research Institute invites applications for 29 Cadet positions, providing an invaluable opportunity for students seeking work experience.

Application Deadline: October 29, 2023

About KZN Amafa and Research Institute

Discover the Heart of KwaZulu-Natal’s Heritage

The KwaZulu-Natal Amafa and Research Institute serves as the provincial heritage resources authority for KwaZulu-Natal.

With headquarters in Pietermaritzburg and additional offices in Ulundi, this institute oversees significant heritage projects, including the Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift Battlefields, the Border Cave archaeological site, and the KwaZulu Cultural Museum.

All compliance processes for development, structural/visual changes to protected buildings, and archaeological and battlefield sites in KZN are administered from the Pietermaritzburg office.

Available Cadet Vacancies and Requirements

  1. Heritage Administration (x5 Positions)
    • Head of Administration and Secretariat Office (1)
    • Registry Office (1)
    • Supply Chain Management (1)
    • Umuzi Bush Camp (1)
    • Corporate Service (1)

    Requirements: A 3-year Degree/Diploma in Financial Management, Auditing, Accounting, Office Management, Human Resources, or Administration.

    Purpose: To provide administrative support in key areas within the Head Office.

  2. Heritage Practitioner Development Programme (x2 Positions) Requirements: A 3-year degree/diploma in heritage, history, archaeology, geology, architecture, anthropology, political science, sociology, or related fields.Purpose: Provision of heritage services to the organization.
  3. Heritage Tourism (x6 Positions)
    • King Shaka Interpretive Centre – KwaDukuza
    • Isandlwana Interpretive Centre
    • Spioenkop Battlefield in Ladysmith
    • Shiyane Interpretive Centre
    • Rorkesdrift
    • KwaZulu Cultural Museum at Ulundi
    • Umgungundlovu Multi-Media Centre

    Requirements: Diploma in tourism, hospitality management, nature conservation, or Matric with history and tourism as passed subjects.

    Purpose: To provide tour guiding and other tourism-related functions at heritage sites.

  4. Heritage Maintenance Cadets (x14 Positions) Requirements: MatricPurpose: To provide various maintenance services to heritage sites.
  5. Heritage Research (x2 Positions) Requirements: 3-year degree in humanities (sociology, political science, history, African languages, anthropology).Purpose: To provide applied and scientific research related to the core functions of Amafa.

Note: These positions are stationed at various heritage sites and interpretive centres. Applicants must reside within the vicinity of these sites.

How to Apply

If you wish to be part of this exciting Cadet program, click on the “APPLY HERE” button below and upload your application documents.

Application Deadline: October 25, 2023

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