Internship position available at dala

dala is an NPO (non profit organisation) engaged in art and architecture for socio-spatial justice. Our processes are conducted in an artistic, creative and participatory manner.

Capacitated by VANSA and CATHSSETA, dala seek a candidate for an internship programme
2017-2018. This internship is based in Durban.

For the duration of twelve months the appointed candidate will be required to engage in:

  • Day to day running of the organistion
  • Planning, coordination and managing Artistic Interventions
  • Research and Development
  • Cordinate a project (event , workshop, small exhibition) from conception to realisation.

note : a more detailed breakdown of these tasks will be discussed during an interview and in the contact) Furthermore the sucessful applicant should be familiar and prepare to work with concepts around the following keywords:
Art for social change

  • urbanisation
  • urban gardening
  • politics of space
  • food security
  • installation art
  • performance art
  • house vs home
  • facilitation
  • interlocution
  • food economy
  • education
  • humanisation

Renumeration and working hours:
The total per diem for the Internship is ZAR 48,000.00 a year for +/– 21 hours per week.
The monthly perdiem amounts to ZAR 4000.00 per month which would be payable by on
the last day of the month.

Applicant requirements:

  • A short CV
  • Applicant should hold a degree/diploma
  • A letter of motivation.
  • A certified copy ( dated September) of your ID or Passport and certificates
  • The contact details of two references
  • Your contact details

Deadline for application is Friday 29th September 2017

Please email your applications or queries to or call 073 5151 308.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview before the end of January 2018. Shortlisted candidates may berequested to take an excercise. No late or incomplete applications will be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We reserve the right not to appoint.




This position is part of VANSA's organisational internship programme and is enabled through support from The Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) and The National Lotteries Commission (NLC).








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