VRCID celebrates 10 years

Originally published in the TygerBurger The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District’s staff and board members had reason to celebrate at an event held to mark the CID’s 10th birthday. Not only are they the biggest CID in the country by geographic region, but they’ve also arguably been the most successful, with many successful innovations starting […]

The VRCID Clean Needle Project

Social Development Manager at the VRCID, Wilma Piek spoke to BushRadio to give more insight into their Clean Needle Project. In the project, the VRCID partnered with the non-profit organisationTB HIV Care to carry out the project. Drug users often share needles which spread HIV rapidly. The Clean Needle Project, also known as The Step […]

Voortrekker Corridor Improvement District partners with local NGO in Clean Needle Project

Read the full IOL article here.  Cape Town – Ahead of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Sunday, the Voortrekker Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) and partner non-profit organisationTB HIV Care are highlighting the need to work together to destigmatise substance use disorder in the Bellville CBD. According to data from the International […]

VRCID street clean-up radio interview

Last month, the VRCID partnered up with Universal Change for Albinism Nobles and GROW – run by Mould Empower Serve, to raise awareness for those with Albanism with a street clean-up in Bellville’s CBD.   Our Social Development Manager, Wilma Piek, and Deputy Social Manager, Tinashe Mhangara, were recently interviewed on Bush Radio and Tygerberg […]

TB HIV Care: marginalised populations have needs, too

TB HIV Care is a non-profit organisation that places care at the heart of responding to TB, HIV and other major diseases. They work to prevent, find and treat TB and HIV in South Africa, addressing the needs of marginalised, at-risk populations, like inmates, sex workers and drug users. Preventing TB and HIV transmission Ultimately, […]

Raising awareness around Albinism with a clean-up project

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) and NGOs, Universal Change for Albinism Nobels (UCAN) and GROW, have been working together to help raise awareness about Albinism through a clean-up in Parow that took place on Freedom Day on 27 April 2022. New NGO, UCAN, fights ignorance around Albinism This local non-profit, formed earlier this year and run by […]

VRCID: Precinct Manager Job Posting

JOB TITLE: PRECINCT MANAGER REPORTS TO: CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER Position Overview The VRCID is one of 46 City Improvement Districts (CIDs) in Cape Town. Its goal is to maintain a clean, safe, and sustainable environment within a specific geographical area – in this instance, Bellville and Parow CBD areas. An opportunity exists to fill one […]

VRCID: Precinct Manager Job Posting

JOB TITLE: PRECINCT MANAGER REPORTS TO: CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER   Position Overview The VRCID is one of 46 City Improvement Districts (CIDs) in Cape Town. Its goal is to maintain a clean, safe, and sustainable environment within a specific geographical area – in this instance, Bellville and Parow CBD areas. An opportunity exists to fill […]

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Social Development Manager

The VRCID is a non-profit company with the goal to maintain a clean, safe, and sustainable environment within a specific geographical area (Bellville and Parow).  The Social Development arm is responsible for the coordination and integration of Social Development Services towards adults and children living, working, and begging on the streets.   The VRCID Assistant […]