Actor

Actors perform on stage in a theatre, on the radio, on television, or in movies. It’s hard for most actors to find steady work. Only a few become famous ‘stars’. Some actors work as ‘extras’. Actors can also teach in high school or in college drama departments.

Addictions Counsellor

An Addictions Counsellor provides therapy and support for those people with addictions like: Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Sex etc. If you have a caring nature and want to help people, maybe this career would suit you.

Anthropologist

Anthropologists examine, analyze, report on and compare different cultures and how they grow, develop, and interact. How people live offers insights into modern life and how significantly (or, more often, how little) we have changed and how similar we are in our basic systems of interaction.

Au Pair / Nanny / Childminder

An Au Pair / Nanny / Childminder is a person who takes care of one or more children for a family. They may prepare the children’s meals, do grocery shopping for the children, accompany children during meal times and sometimes need to clean up after their meals. Some Nannies might even do a few chores around the house.

Authors & Writers

As an Author or Writer your job is to create original pieces of written work for publications or for performances. There is plenty of room to try out different writing styles and writing for different reasons. You may want to write in the form of poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, plays, or film, radio and/or television scripts.

Authors & Writers

As an Author or Writer your job is to create original pieces of written work for publications or for performances. There is plenty of room to try out different writing styles and writing for different reasons. You may want to write in the form of poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, plays, or film, radio and/or television scripts.

Buddhist Monk

Buddhist Religious Leaders are monks and that dress in robes and are often found in monasteries. They have given up all worldly possessions to serve. DID YOU KNOW? The Dalai Lama is considered one of the most famous Buddhist religious leaders of our time. The Dalai Lama won a Nobel Peace Prize (1989).

Child and Youth Care Worker

Child and Youth Care Workers counsel young children and teenagers who have been subjected to neglect and various forms of abuse (emotional, physical, sexual) and have or come from dysfunctional families.

Christian Preacher

Are you a Christian? Are you passionate about helping people? Are you a good role model? If you said YES to ALL 3 questions – Have you thought of a career as a Christian Preacher?

Coffin Maker

This job is not a dead-end job!!! Everyone dies. Everyone has a funeral. And … everyone needs a coffin or casket. This means that everyone will need a Coffin Maker once in their life! A Coffin Maker makes coffins and caskets.

Copywriter

The job of a Copywriter is to create words, slogans, tag lines or scripts to promote a person, business, opinion or idea. Their work is read in various marketing materials, sales letters, postcards, brochures, flyers, posters, billboards, email advertisements, etc.

Corporate Cleaner

A Corporate Cleaner is like a domestic worker but they work for a cleaning company. Together, in a team, the Corporate Cleaners clean different places like offices, hospitals, schools, gyms etc.

Curator

A Curator usually work in a museum. Curators can also work in libraries and at other historical sites. They are the person whose job it is to keep all the records and artefacts (items in a museum) safe, up to date and in a good condition.

Day Care Centre Manager/Owner

Day Care Centre Managers run day care centres that care for children before and after school and during school holidays. Sometimes the day care centre will open after school and during school holidays as well.

Embalmer

An Embalmer works in the funeral industry. Their main job is to prepare dead bodies so that they slow down or resist decay. This is important if the funeral is only taking place in a few days or few weeks. The body needs to be preserved in a ‘natural looking’ state as NOT to shock funeral goers when they look in the coffin.

Family Day Care Worker

Are you passionate about working with children? Are you caring and kind? Are you extremely responsible and reliable? If you said YES to ALL 3 questions, this might be the job you’re looking for. Family Day Care Workers work in a day care centre or at home. They provide care and supervision for babies and children while the parents are at work.

Funeral Director

A Funeral Director is in charge of a funeral parlour and therefore arranges the logistics of the funeral for the family and prepares the corpse.

Genealogist

A Genealogist studies and researches the history of families. They may work for one family or for specialised organisations like museums etc. Some Genealogists may specialise in a particular group or families which have the same surname. One of the jobs that Genealogists do is that they draw up family trees.

Handyperson

Handymen / Handypersons repair and maintain buildings, mechanical equipment, machines, electrical equipment, heating systems, air-conditioning, and even plumbing systems. They solve small problems before they become large, serious ones.

Hindu Priest

A Hindu Priest may also be called a Hindu Leader, Pujari or Swami, which means master. A Swami is a monk. They have given up all worldly possession to completely focus on spiritual realisation. They serve other without expecting anything in return.

Housekeeper

A Housekeeper does a of different tasks like cleans, tidies and cooks. They may even drive and do the grocery shopping, organise parties, do flower arranging etc etc. A Housekeeper needs to be reliable, responsible and very organised.

Imam

An Imam is chosen by the community and is a respected, Islamic spiritual leader. An Imam is well versed in the Quran (the Islamic Holy Book) and can recite large parts of it.

Journalist

Are you curious, determined and persistent? Do you want to know the story behind the story? Are you confident enough to poke your nose in or ruffle feathers to get at the truth. What about a career in Journalism?

Linguist

A Linguist studies a language or languages. These can be modern or ancient languages. These studies can be both theoretical as well as practical.

Marriage & Family Counsellor

A Marriage & Family Counsellor provides counselling and support to individuals, couples, families etc who are having relationship problems.

Marriage & Family Counsellor

A Marriage & Family Counsellor provides counselling and support to individuals, couples, families etc who are having relationship problems.

Mortician

A Mortician prepares the body/corpse to make to make it look as life like and as natural as possible for the funeral. In some cases this can be very hard work, if the body has been disfigured through accident or disease. If the corpse is too damaged, the body will not have an open coffin to save funeral goers undo emotional stress.

Nanny / Childminder

A Nanny/Childminder is a person who takes care of one or more children for a family.

Office Cleaner

Calling guys and girls – Here’s a job that gets your foot in the door of business. If you work hard and show ambition, you could work and train your way up through the company to more senior positions. You do NOT have to remain a cleaner your whole life.

Pathologist

A Pathologist works in laboratory. They perform tests on samples of tissue, blood and body secretions to determine illness or disease. These samples can be from live people. A Forensic Pathologist will use samples from corpses to determine cause of death or to determine whether the person was murdered.

Post Office Manager

A Post Office Manager is the person who is in charge of a Post Office. They will be responsible for the efficient running of the office as well as manage the staff.

Rabbi

Are you Jewish? Do you like helping people? Are you a good listener and public speaker? If you said YES to all 3 questions – Have you thought of becoming a Rabbi? A Rabbi is a Jewish religious leader. Rabbis are teachers of the Torah (Jewish Holy Book).

Rehabilitation Counsellor

A Rehabilitation Counsellor provides support and counselling to those people or groups who are physically, mentally or socially challenged and try to help them fit into society: (home, work and community).

Script Writer

Scriptwriters are skilled writers who prepare scripts for commercials, soap operas, comedies and dramas that are performed on television, in films and on stage.

Social Counselling Worker

A Social Counselling Worker provides counselling and support usually in a specialised area, for instance: Career, Trauma, Community Mental Health, Family, School, Sport, HIV/AIDS, Human Resources, Pastoral and Employee Well-being counselling.

Social Worker

Social Workers work with individuals, couples, families, groups, organisations and communities to overcome challenges. The work can involve child protection, drug and dependency issues, youth development, community and resource development, family preservation and personal issues. They work with government and NGOs to make sure the people can access services.

Sociologist

Sociology is a science. A Sociologist studies the ‘functions’ of society. For instance: Human Interaction (relationships etc), Populations, Social Class, Religion, Criminality and Law, Tribes / Races, Political Groups, Labour and Culture etc.

Student Counsellor

A Student Counsellor provides assistance and support to students, parents of students, teachers etc. The kind of counselling they provide can be helping students with: emotional or personal problems, learning difficulties and assisting with anything relating to student life.

TEFL / TESOL Teacher

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). English is currently used as the world’s primary business language and this means there is a great demand from non-English speaking countries (eg Korea, China, Indonesia, Thailand, etc) to employ either TESOL or TEFL Teachers.

Translator

If you have a love of languages and a flair for linguistics then a career as a Translator might interest you. Translators put written, oral or sign language text into one or more languages, keeping the message the same.

Window Cleaner

Do you have a good sense of balance, have the ability to work on scaffolding, ladders or cleaner swing seats. If so you might consider a career as a window cleaner.