Professional

Skills Programme

This programme aims to tackle the high rate of unemployed youth through providing necessary skills, experience, and networks that are needed to pave the road to future employment.

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THE INTERDISCIPLINARY BUTTERFLY HOUSE TEAM

Occupational Therapist (Team lead)

Social Worker

Social Auxiliary Worker

Youth and Childcare Worker

Program facilitators

Early Childhood Development worker (ECD)

Professional volunteers

Business partners

Our Professional Skills Programme

Young Chefs

A program designed to expose children to catering, hospitality, service industry and good nutrition.

Skills

 - healthy eating

 - professionalism

 - health and hygiene

 - food preparation

 - listening and following instructions

 - planning and execution

 - patience and problem solving

 - etiquette

Digital storytelling

A program designed to expose children the media and modern technology through telling personal stories.

Skills

 - use of cellphone

 - social media usage

 - photographs and video

 - experience with media equipment

 - journalism

 - editing and planning

Event Planning

A program designed to address the need to develop planning skills with the aim to apply this in daily living.

Skills

 - planning and execution

 - invitations and design

 - scheduling and list

 - teamwork

 - follow-up

 - organising and problem solving

Entrepreneurship

This program provides exposure to small business opportunities and ownership.

Skills

 - budgeting and costing

 - planning and execution

 - sales

 - advertising and marketing

 - problem solving and teamwork

 - work experience

Our new youth internship program that develops the needed soft skills and practical work skills, linking our vulnerable youth with local business to pave the road to the world of work.

Skills

Work experience, work preparedness, accountability, self-worth, skills development, networking, professionalism

STORIES FROM STAFF

Willem the farm manager is explaining how the irrigation system on the farm works.  The preconceived idea around employment on farms is that farming is hard labour. Getting insight into the other aspects such as being a mechanic,  human resource and financial management, marketing, health and safety, logistics and the science of agriculture is an eye opener.

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Contact 

109 Breda Street (Head Office)

Paarl 7646

Physical Address:

Cnr of Sunmaid and Rainbows End,

Fairyland, Daljosaphat

Postal Address:

PO Box 6130, Paarl 7620

Tel: (021) 872 4060

Emergency: 082 200 4221

Email: butterflyhouse@drakensteinhospice.org.za

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