To live and work.
To earn and provide.
To take your place in life.

Skills2Work is a voluntary association which exists to assist people find their way out of unemployment & poverty.
100-302-NPO with 18A PBO status
Skills2Work 

WHAT IS SKILLS2WORK?

For sincere job seekers, unemployment is a trap which can destroy self-respect, dignity and lead to poverty with its wider implications. Low paid, casual-work can be a lifeline but without tangible skills it is often difficult to avoid falling back into unemployment. Skills2Work exists to assist people gain vocational skills and long-term employment.

WHAT DOES SKILLS2WORK DO?

  • Identifies worthwhile beneficiaries via job readiness programmes
  • Raises funds to assist with vocational training opportunities
  • Finds apprenticeship opportunities
  • Facilitates entrepreneurial SME initiatives
  • Provides e-learning literacy and numeracy skills training
  • Provides mentorship and follow-up

    NEW DEVELOPMENTS

    KickStart KickStart programmes include a vocational skills training programme combined with a life skills and 'work readiness' course. We have launched this initiative with a carpentry orientated kickstart and plans are underway to include other artisan trade skills linked to specific employment opportunities. Successful graduates of the current carpentry programme move on to specific apprenticeship placements.

    CAN I HELP?

    Email us to request information about how to assist with current projects, mentorship or training costs. UK and Overseas supporters are welcome to make use of our Stewardship fundraising page.


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    RECENT NEWS:

    Carpentry KickStart

    Job Readiness Training

    The first 5 beneficiaries of our Carpentry KickStart have just finished the programme and will begin an apprenticeship at Eco furniture.

    Bakeries for Imizamo Yethu!

    Job Readiness Training

    Skills2Work assisted iKhaya Le Themba to create opportunities for their Parent Resource Centre in Hout Bay. The project saw the the launch of a bakery employment opportunity.
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