Champions - Gauteng Minilibrary

Employment Opportunities

1-year Contact Post

Resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic a vast number of jobs were shed in the economy due to the impact of lockdown restrictions. In support of Government’s concerted efforts to alleviate the current unemployment rate, particularly in relation to persons with disabilities, youth and woman, the Provincial Department of Sports, Arts and Culture in Gauteng provided funding to the SA Library for the Blind (SALB) for employment of visually impaired persons, albeit for the short term.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified visually impaired (blind or partially sighted) SA citizens for the undermentioned positions to commence on 1 September 2021 or earlier.

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 10 qualification; Basic computer skills; Good administrative and organisational skills. First language speaker in more than one African language spoken in the Gauteng Region, coupled with the ability to communicate clear and effectively with all levels of persons. Good English communication skills for business communication. A good understanding of the blind and visually impaired community.

Main tasks:

The successful candidate(s) will report to a mentor/supervisor within the mini library.


R3 000.00 stipend per month

Visually Impaired candidates who meet the minimum requirements that would like to apply for the position should submit a letter of application together with their curriculum vitae (with 3 contactable referees) including copies of educational certificates by one of the following means mentioned below:

For postal applications: The Human Resources Section, S A Library for the Blind, P O Box 115, Makhanda (Grahamstown), 6140.

For hand-delivered applications: The Human Resources Section, S A Library for the Blind, 112b High Street, Makhanda.

For electronic applications: [email protected]

Telephonic enquiries may be directed to the Human Resources section @ 046 6227226

Closing date for applications: 24 June 2021