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Environmental Events Management

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Be part of an exciting and fast-growing Environmental Social Enterprise - GreenPop - that will enhance your CV by having a hands-on international internship experience facilitating greening and reforestation projects. Join the ‘Treevolution’ and help put together events to raise awareness of environmental issues and bring communities together.

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  • The perfect chance to expand your knowledge of developing educational materials while exploring Cape Town, one of the most stunning cities in the world.
  • Through planting trees, GreenPop aims to uplift communities, fight deforestation and spread environmental awareness.
  • Play your part in this groundbreaking project that has facilitated the planting of over 47,000 trees in over 300 beneficiary schools, as well as deforested areas.
  • Participate in creative tree-care programs where children can get involved in a fun way to take care of their environment.
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 12 Weeks
Impacts Conservation & Environmental
Destination Destination
South Africa
Priced From Priced From
£ 1122| € 1543| US$ 1851|
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Dates & rates

Priced From
£ 1122| € 1543| US$ 1851|

Detailed Project Pricing
12 Weeks USD 1851 GBP 1122 EUR 1543
16 Weeks USD 2356 GBP 1428 EUR 1964
24 Weeks USD 3366 GBP 2040 EUR 2805

Project Start Dates

You can arrive on the first or third Monday of the month (so that you can start your internship on the Tuesday). Internships run throughout the year, except for 2 weeks around Christmas, when offices close.

Our Prices Include:

  • All airport collection and returns. An African Impact team member will be waiting to meet you
  • All accommodation and food, including 3 meals a day
  • 24 hour support on every project and at the volunteer accommodation by onsite staff
  • Tea, coffee and filtered water

Our Prices Exclude:

  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Flights to your chosen destination
  • Weekend trips and other non-project activities
  • Alcohol. Please note this is not allowed during day time activities
  • Laundry

How your Volunteer Fee is Used:

Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’ as it is popularly known, is loosely defined as a holiday in which you give back to the land you are visiting; contributing to either community development or conservation. But it’s so much more than that. Voluntourism encompasses a new trend of responsible tourism, where travelers are making informed and responsible choices and planning trips which don’t negatively affect the country or communities they are visiting. When volunteering, it is critical that travelers choose a volunteer organisation or charity with a proven ethos and philosophy around sustainable and responsible tourism practices. This applies both to their work with local communities, wildlife and our volunteers themselves.

African Impact is proud to have a 10 year track record of facilitating responsible volunteer programs in Africa, providing 24 hour support and guidance for volunteers and offering on-going support to communities in need. Understandably, these operations cost money to run and this is where the volunteer fee comes in.

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Work & Impacts

Greenpop has a lot of events ranging from a parklet at a show to being the greening partner for festivals, from a music event to a three week Festival of Action. This requires a lot of organization with regards to logistics, coordination with partners, sponsors, suppliers, artists, etc. As an intern with Greenpop you can assist our events department in two ways:

  • Events Software

  • Events Hardware

Events software

Events Software

  • Prepare and modify event contracts as requested for events, artists and client, making sure that it goes out and gets signed.
  • Book catering, beverages, event signs, flights, accommodation and vehicles
  • Assist on keeping track of event finances including quote requests, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Serve as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.
  • Assist on site with running the events
  • Prepare nametags, packages, gift bags, registration lists, volunteers lists,
  • Greenpop info book Set up marketing brief for all events
  • Coordinate appointments and visits to see client or venues and scheduling of events on the calendar.
  • Drafting a timescale for the job/event
  • Managing Merchandise at an event
  • Make sure filing systems are in place
Events hardware

Events Hardware

  • Works on Logistics around an event
  • Assist with managing on-site production and cleanup for events as necessary.
  • On-site for set up and strike on an event
  • Collecting materials from storage, suppliers, etc.
  • Coordinate shipment of materials to and from events
  • Manage storage of all events materials (incl. administration)

Note you’ll need to bring along your own laptop to work on.

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Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Img 5922

Local Activities

You will be ideally situated to explore Cape Town’s vibrant night life, beautiful gardens where you can feed the squirrels, visit museums and enjoy a city bus tour.

The African Wild

You can experience an African Safari at Aquila Safari - a “Big 5” private game reserve with animals such as the springbok, lion, cape porcupine, olive baboon, leopard, and African elephant. Another great excursion for nature enthusiasts is to visit Cape Point, a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park which is a Natural World Heritage Site.  

Highlights of Cape Town

Popular historical and natural sites not to miss on your adventure in Cape Town are Table Mountain, Robben Island, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point Peninsula and taking a winelands tour to savour some of the best wines in the world.

Beach

Cape Town offers plenty of remarkable beaches where you can simply soak up the sun, enjoy some beach volleyball or take surfing lessons.

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About Cape Town

About cape town

About the Destination

Cape Town is repeatedly voted as one of the top tourist destinations in the world and offers every kind of traveler sights, an unparalleled sightseeing adventure. Favourite activities among interns include hiking Lions Head, shopping at the V&A Waterfront, visiting Cape Town’s vibrant restaurants and bars, touring Robben Island and hitting Cape’s stunning beaches.

Interns stay at Once in Cape Town (http://onceincapetown.co.za/) which opened in November 2013 and has been the talk of the town ever since. They have 3 levels of rooms, hosting backpackers and long stay visitors. Greenpop has specially selected dorm rooms (sleeping up to four people at a time freshly fitted with bedding, towels, spacious cupboards and an en-suite bathroom), dedicated to our gurus and volunteers. 

Interns are asked to cater for themselves, apart from Friday lunchtime where food is provided in the office.

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Feedback from our volunteers

Nina Kay, South Africa

I have only been interning with Greenpop for two weeks thus far, and I have already learnt and gained so much. Greenpop has a pleasant, positive working environment and you get to work with a dynamic, supportive team who are always willing impart their knowledge. It is wonderful working to educate others about the importance of making and keeping our planet alive. Not only do you get the satisfaction of greening a city but you get to meet many children and experience what it is like in schools all around Cape Town. Interning at Greenpop is rewarding and a place to gain valuable work experience.

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Events Management Internship Brochure

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Environmental Events Management

Cape Town, South Africa

how would you like us to contact you?
via phone
Full Name*
Email*
Phone Number
*Required
start a live chat instead

Be part of an exciting and fast-growing Environmental Social Enterprise - GreenPop - that will enhance your CV by having a hands-on international internship experience facilitating greening and reforestation projects. Join the ‘Treevolution’ and help put together events to raise awareness of environmental issues and bring communities together.

Greenpop ct nov13 %c2%a9rowan makhulu 72
  • The perfect chance to expand your knowledge of developing educational materials while exploring Cape Town, one of the most stunning cities in the world.
  • Through planting trees, GreenPop aims to uplift communities, fight deforestation and spread environmental awareness.
  • Play your part in this groundbreaking project that has facilitated the planting of over 47,000 trees in over 300 beneficiary schools, as well as deforested areas.
  • Participate in creative tree-care programs where children can get involved in a fun way to take care of their environment.
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 12 Weeks
Impacts Conservation & Environmental
Destination Destination
South Africa
Priced From Priced From
£ 1122| € 1543| US$ 1851|
Back to Top

Dates & rates

Priced From
£ 1122| € 1543| US$ 1851|

Detailed Project Pricing
12 Weeks USD 1851 GBP 1122 EUR 1543
16 Weeks USD 2356 GBP 1428 EUR 1964
24 Weeks USD 3366 GBP 2040 EUR 2805

Project Start Dates

You can arrive on the first or third Monday of the month (so that you can start your internship on the Tuesday). Internships run throughout the year, except for 2 weeks around Christmas, when offices close.

Our Prices Include:

  • All airport collection and returns. An African Impact team member will be waiting to meet you
  • All accommodation and food, including 3 meals a day
  • 24 hour support on every project and at the volunteer accommodation by onsite staff
  • Tea, coffee and filtered water

Our Prices Exclude:

  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Flights to your chosen destination
  • Weekend trips and other non-project activities
  • Alcohol. Please note this is not allowed during day time activities
  • Laundry

How your Volunteer Fee is Used:

Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’ as it is popularly known, is loosely defined as a holiday in which you give back to the land you are visiting; contributing to either community development or conservation. But it’s so much more than that. Voluntourism encompasses a new trend of responsible tourism, where travelers are making informed and responsible choices and planning trips which don’t negatively affect the country or communities they are visiting. When volunteering, it is critical that travelers choose a volunteer organisation or charity with a proven ethos and philosophy around sustainable and responsible tourism practices. This applies both to their work with local communities, wildlife and our volunteers themselves.

African Impact is proud to have a 10 year track record of facilitating responsible volunteer programs in Africa, providing 24 hour support and guidance for volunteers and offering on-going support to communities in need. Understandably, these operations cost money to run and this is where the volunteer fee comes in.

Back to Top

Work & Impacts

Greenpop has a lot of events ranging from a parklet at a show to being the greening partner for festivals, from a music event to a three week Festival of Action. This requires a lot of organization with regards to logistics, coordination with partners, sponsors, suppliers, artists, etc. As an intern with Greenpop you can assist our events department in two ways:

  • Events Software

  • Events Hardware

Events software

Events Software

  • Prepare and modify event contracts as requested for events, artists and client, making sure that it goes out and gets signed.
  • Book catering, beverages, event signs, flights, accommodation and vehicles
  • Assist on keeping track of event finances including quote requests, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Serve as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.
  • Assist on site with running the events
  • Prepare nametags, packages, gift bags, registration lists, volunteers lists,
  • Greenpop info book Set up marketing brief for all events
  • Coordinate appointments and visits to see client or venues and scheduling of events on the calendar.
  • Drafting a timescale for the job/event
  • Managing Merchandise at an event
  • Make sure filing systems are in place
Events hardware

Events Hardware

  • Works on Logistics around an event
  • Assist with managing on-site production and cleanup for events as necessary.
  • On-site for set up and strike on an event
  • Collecting materials from storage, suppliers, etc.
  • Coordinate shipment of materials to and from events
  • Manage storage of all events materials (incl. administration)

Note you’ll need to bring along your own laptop to work on.

Back to Top

Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Img 5922

Local Activities

You will be ideally situated to explore Cape Town’s vibrant night life, beautiful gardens where you can feed the squirrels, visit museums and enjoy a city bus tour.

The African Wild

You can experience an African Safari at Aquila Safari - a “Big 5” private game reserve with animals such as the springbok, lion, cape porcupine, olive baboon, leopard, and African elephant. Another great excursion for nature enthusiasts is to visit Cape Point, a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park which is a Natural World Heritage Site.  

Highlights of Cape Town

Popular historical and natural sites not to miss on your adventure in Cape Town are Table Mountain, Robben Island, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point Peninsula and taking a winelands tour to savour some of the best wines in the world.

Beach

Cape Town offers plenty of remarkable beaches where you can simply soak up the sun, enjoy some beach volleyball or take surfing lessons.

Back to Top

About Cape Town

About cape town

About the Destination

Cape Town is repeatedly voted as one of the top tourist destinations in the world and offers every kind of traveler sights, an unparalleled sightseeing adventure. Favourite activities among interns include hiking Lions Head, shopping at the V&A Waterfront, visiting Cape Town’s vibrant restaurants and bars, touring Robben Island and hitting Cape’s stunning beaches.

Interns stay at Once in Cape Town (http://onceincapetown.co.za/) which opened in November 2013 and has been the talk of the town ever since. They have 3 levels of rooms, hosting backpackers and long stay visitors. Greenpop has specially selected dorm rooms (sleeping up to four people at a time freshly fitted with bedding, towels, spacious cupboards and an en-suite bathroom), dedicated to our gurus and volunteers. 

Interns are asked to cater for themselves, apart from Friday lunchtime where food is provided in the office.

Back to Top

Feedback from our volunteers

Nina Kay, South Africa

I have only been interning with Greenpop for two weeks thus far, and I have already learnt and gained so much. Greenpop has a pleasant, positive working environment and you get to work with a dynamic, supportive team who are always willing impart their knowledge. It is wonderful working to educate others about the importance of making and keeping our planet alive. Not only do you get the satisfaction of greening a city but you get to meet many children and experience what it is like in schools all around Cape Town. Interning at Greenpop is rewarding and a place to gain valuable work experience.

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Events Management Internship Brochure

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how would you like us to contact you?
via phone
Full Name*
Email*
Phone Number
*Required
start a live chat instead