working for the unemployed

Fieldworker & Volunteer Success Stories

Action All The Way With Action Volunteer Africa

Meet Yonela: Yonela Panziso dreams of qualifying as a social worker one day. She has always loved connecting with and helping people and can be found most weekends out in her community, doing good deeds for someone. “I have learned to be grateful for everything I have. Here at DreamWorker we get to hear so many sad stories of people struggling with their lives. I...

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Lending A Helping Hand Has Its Own Rewards

When Paul Jumaad and Muneeb Johnson joined DreamWorker as volunteers post their Chrysalis Training programme in 2014, little did they realise  what gifts lay hidden in their offering to help.     Meet Paul: Paul is now on a full time 12 month learnership with the Red and Yellow School of Advertising and Marketing and loving every minute. “This is an...

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Fieldworker Team Disbanded

Owing to lack of funding, our fieldworker team has been disbanded. We thank our fieldworkers for the great work done to date. We would welcome sponsors in this regard or collaboration with other NGO’s who require assistance with employment facilitation. Registrations are, however, still carried out in the community on a regular basis by the Head Office...

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Holding their Heads… and Hands High!

Tania Sisam, who heads up our FieldWorker team, has been closely involved with AVA (Action Volunteers Africa)  for some time. We are delighted to welcome a group of young men into our organisation for the next few months. AVA is an organisation that sets young volunteers up to work in various organisations and NGO’s. They are paid a small daily stipend. The...

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Help us to get Hout Bay working campaign

The residents of Hout Bay are quite accustomed to scores of unemployed men looking for work lining the traffic light intersection at Suikderbossie Drive. So they were most surprised to see DreamWorker pamphlet distributors happily handing out flyers, with caps and boards announcing that they had work for the day! Awareness is growing rapidly in the Hout Bay...

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Moving Into a Brand New Space

Patience Hele has always loved working with people and food. She has been a domestic worker, a childminder and cooked at Deez Mexican Bistro, Hout Bay for several years. So when Meggan Honeysett from Hout Bay’s Riding Centre was looking for someone to assist at the newly renovated Stable Coffee Shop, Patience was the perfect fit. Earlier this year, the Riding Centre...

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