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Do your internship at Oude Molen!

You are looking for an outstanding internship experience in Cape Town? You're interested in contributing to the local community, you speak English and you will stay at least 1 month? At the Oude Molen Eco Village you have the possibility to become a part of our team and help us with current projects.

What are you going to do?

The tasks here at Oude Molen vary from internship to internship. They depend on the current projects in the village - and of course on you!

Among others, you could be asked to support us with the following tasks:

Social Media & Communication

  • Create Website content to mobilise proactive citizen engagement

  • Posts on Facebook and Instagram

  • Involvement

  • Financial support

Public Pool, Picnic and Braai Facilties

  • Bookings

  • Infrastructure & grounds maintenance

  • Marketing

  • Swimming lessons

Oude Molen Eco Village Grounds Facilities

  • Roads infrastructure & grounds maintenance

  • Public survey design & implementation

Public Relations

  • Writing articles 

  • Interviewing residents, tenants and visitors


  • Graphic design/digital 3D rendering of Eco Village for promotional purposes


  • Self sustainable neighbourhood's

  • Job creation

  • Youth skills development

  • Urban agriculture & food security

  • Renewable energy use

  • Corporate social investment funding opportunities

Your learning opportunities

Rich human experience

Learn to work in an international, sustainable work environment. You will get to know great people that will love to support you and your ideas.

Best practices of social enterprises  

Learn about the alternative Business Model of Social enterprises and get a hands-on experience of how they create social value to the community.

Get in touch with the local community

Get to know the people that are living in and around the village and take part in social initiatives like the gardening project. At Oude Molen, you will work together with many South Africans of all colours and Creeds.

Opportunities to take on responsibility

The most important factor to make this internship successful is YOU. Take on responsibility, create ideas and learn to work in a self-guided way.

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We accept highly motivated interns of all levels!

What it's like to work at Oude Molen?


I am currently study engineering at university, and I was looking for a unique kind of experience during my break. Oude Molen offered me a chance to..

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Spending a month working for a great social project and travelling a new country at the same time – that was my plan for South Africa when I was looking for a..

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During your internship, come and stay with us!

Are you interested? Contact us now!

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