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Sunshine Cinema Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023

Sunshine Cinema Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023 How to Apply

We(zainfo.co.za team) are pleased to inform you about Sunshine Cinema Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023


Sunshine Cinema is the first solar-powered cinema network in Africa, co-founded by Rowan Pybus and Sydelle Willow Smith. They are a network of youth impact facilitators who share African Films on Sunbox solar mobile cinemas.


Sunshine Cinema are looking for 20 learners to join the Sunbox Ambassador (SBA) Learnership Program. The programme will run over 9 months, full-time and will commence in March 2021.

Locations: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng (excluding Johannesburg), Kwa-Zulu Natal (excluding Durban), Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape (excluding Cape Town).
Positions available: 20
Duration: 9 month full-time learnership program.
Start date: March 2021.
Salary: monthly stipend (to cover airtime/ data/ transport expenses related to the learnership) – only if performance is satisfactory and learners secure R1 000 worth of digital marketing gig work per month

Duties of the programme (training will be provided):

  • Completion of online NQF5 accredited Impact facilitator Course
  • Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Training
  • Weekly Whatsapp correspondence with Sunshine Cinema
  • Monthly Screening Calendar planning
  • Organising 2 free film screenings each month
  • Advertising events with community members
  • Creating a post screening discussion with audiences to #SparkConversation

The programme will include the following benefits:

  • Training bootcamp in Mid March (travel, food and accommodation to be provided by Sunshine Cinema).
  • Scholarships to attend an online 6 month Impact Facilitator Course – lead by Sunshine Cinema industry professionals. Once completed, SBAs will receive an NQF5 qualification, and be guided to potential internship opportunities within the Film, Media and Marketing Industries.
  • Digital media and marketing training focusing on video, photo, podcast, and social media skills.
  • SBAs will host 2 free film screenings each month in their communities (dependent on COVID restrictions), on Sunshine Cinema’s Sunbox solar powered mobile cinemas, of a wide range of award winning African fiction and documentary films over the course of 9 months.
  • Learn how to produce podcasts with community members about key local issues, which will be placed on a zero rated data free platform.
  • Entrepreneurial training and guidance – including 6 months learning (virtual classrooms and workbooks) and 6 months of Mentorship support (1 session each month).
  • Use of a Sunbox and it’s equipment shared with one other Sunbox Ambassador in the same region, for 9 months.
  • Stipend for data, airtime, transport, and screening costs and participation in online course (on condition that R1000 in gig work is secured per month per SBA), for 9 months.
  • After completion of program, SBA’s will receive start-up equipment for Digital Marketing work (Laptop, Camera, Hard-Drive)
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral), and 1 or 2 other officials languages


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Education requirement: must have complete Matric
  • Age requirement: must be between 21 and 35 years old
  • Must have a smartphone with recording, video, photo capabilities
  • Must have access to Whatsapp
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Must be available for a 9 month full time learnership (not part time)
  • Must be looking to learn new skills
  • Must have access stable and reliable internet
  • Must have self-discipline to work at home
  • Must enjoys a challenge and be ready for hard work
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Must have experience in community mobilization
  • Must have 2 contactable work and character references


Applications must be done online at: Sunshine Cinema Learnership Application Form

You will also be required to submit the following documentation via email to: hello@sunshinecinema.org

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Proof of Address
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate


For any queries related to this learnership programme, please contact Sunshine Cinema directly via their contact form: https://sunshinecinema.org/contact-us/

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