City Year South Africa
Portia was a founding Team Leader in 2005 when City Year S.A’s Youth Programme commenced. She has occupied different positions at City Year S.A. with the current being a Site Manager.
Her previous work experience includes being a Professional Assistant in the Department of Psychology and the department of Computer Science for Vista University, and she has worked as a research assistant and later as a Researcher for Wits Medical School and Perinatal HIV/AIDS Research Unit. She has also worked at Chirs Hani Baragwanath Hospital as an intern Psychometrist and Psychological Assistant mainly focusing on Children and Adolescence.
Portia is very passionate about Youth Development and has participated in a Youth Development Programme where she improved her interpersonal, networking, presentation, interviewing, training and facilitation skills and team building.
Portia’s hobbies are playing Chess and board games; listening to classical music and theatre.