The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative

 The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative

The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative is a business-driven initiative which is breaking new ground by pioneering a partnership with government and labour, in collectively tackling a national plan to build economic pathways for black youth. It aims to contribute towards building and strengthening our economy by alleviating youth unemployment, which is currently at 55.2% (Statistics South Africa, 2019). The target set is the creation of one million new jobs.


 Application process

  Click here to apply for :

  Youth Candidate

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  Host Employer



“YES recognises the critical role the youth play in shaping our economy and our country, yet six million young people are shut out of the economy. This is why we at YES seek out ground breaking ways, through innovation and technological best practice to create one million jobs for South Africa’s youth. The only way to reduce inequality is to get us all into work, to build incomes and to invest inclusively. Now is the time to lend a hand.”


~ Tashmia Ismail

  Yes4Youth CEO

 Testimonials

YES = Road to Success

The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative
 The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative

The Youth Employment Service (YES) Initiative is a business-driven initiative which is breaking new ground by pioneering a partnership with government and labour, in collectively tackling a national plan to build economic pathways for black youth. It aims to contribute towards building and strengthening our economy by alleviating youth unemployment, which is currently at 55.2% (Statistics South Africa, 2019). The target set is the creation of one million new jobs.



“YES recognises the critical role the youth play in shaping our economy and our country, yet six million young people are shut out of the economy. This is why we at YES seek out ground breaking ways, through innovation and technological best practice to create one million jobs for South Africa’s youth. The only way to reduce inequality is to get us all into work, to build incomes and to invest inclusively. Now is the time to lend a hand.”


~ Tashmia Ismail

  Yes4Youth CEO

 Application process

  Click here to apply for :

  Youth Candidate

  Click here to apply for :

  Host Employer

 Testimonials
YES = Road to Success