give the gift of a future.

Care Career Connection is a non-profit in Cape Town that provides skills training and career solutions for young adults with intellectual disabilities. We help them find employment and a place in society.
BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP TO DO IT.
how can i help?
what we do
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life skills
training

We teach valuable life skills from personal hygiene to basic banking and transport.

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professional
skills training

Identified strengths are developed into valuable professional skills.

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job
placement

We help them find employment with the aid of the local community and donors.

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onsite
job training

We accompany them to their jobs and train them onsite to ensure job security and satisfaction.

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supported
employment

We continue to support them at their places of employment until they are fully independent.

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little known facts
Did you know?

That three quarters (3/4) of all intellectually challenged young adults leave school annually in Cape Town never
to find employment, and are eventually left at home
to become soft targets in their communities?

they need our help.
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success stories
Lives changed on the ground.
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The Big
Problem.

Three quarters (3/4) of all intellectually challenged young adults in Cape Town leave school annually never find employment, and are eventually left at home to become soft targets in their communities. They have no hope, no independence and no choices.

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Our Mission.

To provide a one-stop career solution for young adults with intellectual challenges. We help them to: Have Choice. Overcome Challenges. create Change!

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Our Vision.

Hope, Financial Independence & Career Satisfaction for all young people with Intellectual disabilities, no matter the obstacles.

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care career connection
What we do.
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Community Rehabilitative Supported Employment
We provide full rehabilitative supported employment for all our beneficiaries, helping them go from zero to employed with help at every stage.
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Professional
skills development

We provide career orientated training for their job of choice, including workplace skills and etiquette, communications, personal rights and many more.

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Onsite job
testing
We provide on-site job testing and training using local community professionals, in as close to their chosen career as possible.
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Entrepreneur skills
development
We provide training for income-generating skills that can be executed from home, such as kitchen skills, arts and crafts, hand work and gardening.
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Employment
placement
We help find employment, negotiate the terms and pay, and train them onsite at their new job to ensure success and satisfaction.
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Public
Awareness
Awareness of our services and intellectual disability is important for us, as there are potential beneficiaries of our services everywhere, in all communities and walks of life. CCC is in business of giving hope.
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Training of Community Rehabilitative
Employment Specialists
From the Community for the community
  • Training more specialists is paramount to the expansion of CCC. Our services are sorely needed in every community in South Africa
  • Employment Specialists are trained in a one year internship, obtain a certificate in Community
  • Rehabilitative Employment with the Commonwealth University of Virginia (USA)
  • Become affiliated to the Association of Community Rehabilitation Employment (ACRE)
  • The Employment Specialist Interns are sourced from earmarked expansion areas
  • Once qualified, are sent back to offer CCCs services right there, in their own communities.
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Want to help?
Here are some options.
There are many ways that we need help here at Care Careers, and every small donation or bit of help goes a long way for the people we care for.
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Make a Donation
You can give a once-off or monthly donation of your choice. Every donation makes a huge difference!
donation options
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Sponsor a beneficiary
Sponsor an individual with a once-off amount, monthly stipend or sponsor. Contact us to find out who you can help today.
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Employ a beneficiary
We have fully trained beneficiaries that are ready and excited to get an employment opportunity. Contact us to find out who is available.
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Assist with on-site job training
Assist by training a beneficiary at your own site in your own time. Contact us for more information.
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Volunteer with us
Your time and interest are some of the greatest gifts you can give to the future of these young men and women. Contact us to find out how to volunteer.
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Awareness & Fundraising
Raising awareness is a huge part of our challenge. You could help us plan a campaign, event or fundraising initiative. Contact us to get involved.
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the faces behind the scenes
The Dream Team.
Care Careers is managed and run by an amazing team of individuals, specialists and volunteers that all contribute to the future of our intellectually-challenged young adults at no benefit to themselves.
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