HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED ?


There are different ways to get involved in Sizanani Mentorship Programme:

1. Become a mentor. Our next induction meeting is on February 11, 2017, at St Mary's : you will have a opportunity to meet and choose one or two Grade 10 or 11 learners to mentor, after a 90 minutes training ; 


Yvonne Motsoko, an electric engineer and past learner, with her mentees

2. Participate to our "life orientation session" Share your experience and knowledge in any studies or careers with our learners or give a motivation talk during  : there will be 3 sessions on March 25 and May 20 from 11.15 to 2 pm ;


    Jerome Sullivan, a mentor and data analyst from Absacapital, during a talk about IT careers



    3. Work exposure

    Invite some of our Grade 10, 11 or 12 learners for “a day at work” or any “job shadowing” experience ;


Job shadowing at Sunninghill hospital

One day training "ready to work" at Absacapital
Products sold by our learners during  Bizschool" entrepreneurship skills training










4. Sponsor our activities, with any funding (learners activities, bursary for students, NPO managment) or education related donation (laptops,  calculators, smart phones, bursaries) 


5. Introduce us to your CSI/HR directors so we can present them the Sizanani Mentorship Programme and see how we can collaborate. Sizanani keeps in touch with our university students who are eager to get work experience, internships and job opportunities, once they have graduated. Please contact us if  you are looking for any specific skills (IT, accounting, engineering, etc).

6. Sponsor the Saturday's classes (Ikusasa Lethu programme)  at St Mary's - http://www.stmaryschool.co.za/foundation

The St Mary’s Foundation Ikusasa Lethu programme  is accredited for the Socio economic development (SED) category of the BBBEE generic company score card.The St Mary’s Foundation Ikusasa Lethu programme  is accredited for the Socio economic development (SED) category of the BBBEE generic company score card.


If you are interested to join us or want to get more information, please contact the programme manager Valerie Hirsch : valou.hirsch@gmail.com  - 083 750 77 25

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