Persons with disabilities often struggle to access the same opportunities as their peers. However, as South Africa, and the rest of the world become more aware of the capabilities of persons with disabilities, more and more opportunities are becoming prevalent. Below are a few that are available:
Training opportunities for persons with disabilities
Entrepreneurship and Basic computing
Email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Use reference on subject : May_D
Learnership opportunities for persons with disabilities
An opportunity exists for 16 learners with disabilities to join a business practice learnership in Cape Agulhas. Please contact email@example.com
Employment opportunities for persons with disabilities
Department of Home Affairs
People with disabilities are requested to forward their CVs for attention of Mr Caiphus Mahumani, who can be reached at (012) 406 2891 and email firstname.lastname@example.org and Mr Reggie Ditsele who can be contacted at (012) 406 4009 and email Reginald.Ditsele@dha.gov.za.
QASA is assisting people who are paraplegic and quadriplegic with employment. For more information you can e-mail email@example.com.
NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (The SA National Council for the Blind (SANCB))
Closing Date: Friday, 1 June 2018.
Should you meet these requirements, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, Ref: SANCB Director
Entrepreneurship opportunities for persons with disabilities
If you have a disability and own a business that complies with the requirements below, please register on the National Treasury Database for procurement purposes.
Go to https://secure.csd.gov.za/ to register your company on the National Treasury database. Government across all departments requires that you are registered and that all your documents are up to date before they can do business with you.
And while you are on the net, go to http://www.etenders.gov.za/ to track government tenders your company might qualify for.
Sources: South African Disability Alliance and Rolling Inspiration Magazine