Applications open: unemployed youth offered jobs at Shoprite Group

The Shoprite Group invites unemployed and unskilled South African youth to apply for specialist training and educational programmes throughout the year.

The Retail Readiness Programme invests in teaching unemployed youth the basic skills required for a retail environment or starting their own business. It has trained over 32,000 learners since 2016, with participants receiving NQF-level 3 part qualifications upon successful completion.

The Group has created 7,387 work opportunities for youth since 2018 through the YES Initiative, where learners receive 12 months of on-the-job training in various in-store service departments.

Upon completion of the Retail Readiness Programme or YES Initiative, learners may be offered the opportunity to join the Group, with 1,427 doing so in 2022.

How to apply for a job

Interested individuals can apply by sending a WhatsApp message, visiting the Shoprite Jobs website, or submitting their CV at a nearby Shoprite, Checkers or Usave supermarket.

To apply for one of the Group’s youth development programmes:

·        Send a WhatsApp to 087 240 5709 and select Job Opportunities

·        Visit 

·        Submit your CV at the nearest Shoprite, Checkers or Usave supermarket.

Visit the Shoprite Group’s Youth Opportunities web page for more information.

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