SA Youth is a national initiative that provides young people in South Africa with free access to educational and employment possibilities.
The program provides young people without jobs with a free opportunity to obtain assistance and access resources in various areas, such as health and self-care support, preparation for the workforce, learnership, hustle, volunteering, and even further studies.
What is the Age Range for Youth in South Africa?
According to the National Youth Policy, a youth is any person between the ages of 14 and 35. Similarly, the SA Youth network is open to anyone between the ages of 15 and 34.
Requirements for SAYouth Registration
To qualify for application on the SA Youth network, here are the criteria to meet.
- You must be South African or provide a Refugee ID number.
- You must be a non-beneficiary of any government grant.
- You must be between 15 – 34 years.
- You must have a South African or refugee Identity Document or a valid work permit.
- You must not be enrolled in any education or training facility.
Here’s How to Register for SA Youth Employment
Steps to register with SAYouth are quite easy. Here’s how to navigate.
- Simply go to the SAYouth Mobi site by clicking sayouth.mobi/join.
- Go ahead to click the “I’m ready to join” prompt.
- Fill out your personal information and contact details.
- Once you are done, provide answers to all the questions after you have registered and accepted the terms and conditions of the programme.
- Next, input information such as your educational qualification and work experience by clicking on the profile icon, which will prompt a selection of opportunities near you to be displayed.
How to Apply for SA Youth Opportunities on the website
Application for the SA Youth scheme begins with the creation of an account. This is after you’ve met their requirements.
- Once you are done registering and accepting the terms and conditions of the programme; you will be able to see job opportunities near you.
- Simply apply by clicking on an opportunity near you or one you find interesting.
Note: If you want to update your educational qualifications or previous employment history, then you can go to the profile section and make the necessary edits.
How to Login on to SA Youth Website
After successful registration, the next step is to log in to the website. Here are easy steps to follow to pull through.
- On your phone, computer, or tablet, open your browser and go to sayouth.mobi login.
- Enter your username or South African identity document number.
- Input your password and click the ‘login’ prompt.
- You would be logged in automatically.
How to Reset Your SA Youth Password
Do not panic if you forget your password, as it can be quickly reset. To prevent others from accessing your account, you can also choose to change your password. You can accomplish this by creating a new password by using the ‘Reset Password’ tool.
Here are steps to follow to reset your password.
- Click the “I forgot my password” popup.
- Choose between sending an SMS or email to reset your password.
- Check the box if you set security questions when you created your account.
- Whatever method you select, SAYouth will send you a URL to reset your password. Your password will be immediately reset by visiting the URL, and you can access your account with the new password.
Note: If your phone number or address changes, make the appropriate changes to your profile. Keep in mind that SAYouth will contact you via Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. Simply leave your phone on and prepare to receive notifications.
Lesser Known Facts about SA Youth Network
- Youth do not require any data on their phone, laptop, or tablet to access any of the SA Youth materials because the mobile-site, https://sayouth.datafree.co, is 100% data-free.
- SAYouth.mobi is a “Presidential Youth Employment Intervention” component.
- On the mobile-site, young people can update their contact information and employment status on their SA Youth profile and apply for safe and reputable jobs, volunteer, learnership, bursary, and work experience opportunities in their area.
- The initiative is backed by the Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, the Department of Employment and Labour, the Department of Higher Education and Training, the National Youth Development Agency, the Youth Employment Service (YES), and the Development Bank of South Africa.
- The scheme also has access to a toll-free support line, 0800 727272, for assistance, support, or advice.