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George Municipality participates in an Annual Career Exhibition in Uniondale

Approximately 744 learners from schools in Uniondale, Haarlem and surrounding areas attended the Career Exhibition

George Municipality’s commitment to fostering educational and career development was prominently demonstrated through active participation in the annual Career Pathing and Awareness open day held in Uniondale on 20 and 21 February 2024.

The event witnessed enthusiastic involvement from various Service Departments of George Municipality, including Electrotechnical Services, Civil Engineering Services Department, Traffic Department, Law Enforcement, and Fire & Rescue Services. Organised by Cape Nature in collaboration with the George Municipality’s Youth Office, this annual Career Exhibition serves the Uniondale, Haarlem surrounding rural areas.

Aiming to create awareness and introduce students and youth to diverse career paths available locally and across South Africa, the event also seeks to inspire hope and guide informed decision-making regarding subject choices. Approximately 744 learners from schools in Avontuur, Vlakteplaas, Kommandantsdrift, Dirk Boshoff Primary School in Haarlem, and Uniondale High School actively participated in the exhibition.

The event featured not only George Municipality’s departments but also various stakeholders, including Cape Nature, Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM), Forensic Pathology Services, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), South African NAVY, South African Police Services (SAPS), Explosive Unit, K9 SAPS, Department of Correctional Services (DCS), Ka Attiqua and other organisations. By bringing together these diverse entities, the collective effort aimed to provide valuable insights and information, empowering the youth to make informed decisions about their future careers.


Peer Educators: Front from left: Robyn Parks (Career Guidance Officer- GM) and Howard Maganie (volunteer).
Back from left: Grayham De Bruin & Marowayne Ruiters (Peer educators at Uniondale Youth Office).
Edward Nqumse from George Municipality Electrotechnical Services
George Municipality Youth Office exhibiting their services.
George Municipality demonstrates its career development commitment.
The event featured not only George Municipality’s departments but also various