HELP HOMEGIRL WIN AN AUSTRALIAN DREAM JOB
She is young, vibrant and ready to conquer the world but she needs your help to make her dream come true.
A farm girl who loves nature from Pandamatenga in the Chobe district ,Nadia Minnaar 24, has been shortlisted for a life changing job by the Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events Queensland.
To increase Minaar’s chances of getting her dream job like her face book page at http://www.facebook.com/NadiaBestJobInTheWorld.
From an early age of six, the South African born Minnaar moved to Pandamatenga in the Chobe district where she spent the past 18 years of her life surrounded by rolling fields of sorghum and sunflower.
Living in the tourist capital of Botswana, she also fell deeply in love with nature and wildlife.
Recently a lifetime opportunity to work with wildlife as a park ranger for six months in Queensland, learning more about conservation presented itself in the form of an international competition.
Minnaar took the bull by the horns and entered the world wide competition immediately.
She went on to earn herself a coveted place among the short-listed candidates.
“I learnt of the competition from a friend from Australia, who was here visiting.
When she saw the set up that I lived and grew up in, she urged me to enter the competition for the best jobs in the world.
At first I thought I didn’t stand a chance but she gave me the courage.
She was convinced that I was an ideal candidate for any of the Jobs that were offered by the competition”, said the Visual Communication Degree holder.
“One of the requirements in the first phase of the competition was for candidates to submit a 30 seconds video on why they should be selected for any of the six jobs on offer.
Over 600 000 applications from around the globe and over 45 000 videos were submitted.
“My video impressed the judges and I got shortlisted for the post I was hoping for,” she said brimming with excitement.
Through the support of her community and the rest of Botswana, Minnaar is hopeful to go through to the next round of the contest and be among the final three, and ultimately get the job.
“Should I get the job, this would bring international exposure for Botswana.
It is also an opportunity for me to learn more about conservation and wildlife, knowledge which I would then bring back home and to benefit the country,” she said Optimistic of her chances of grabbing the job Minnaar said,”
I am an ideal candidate for the job because I am truly compassionate about conservation and animals.
Wildlife has played a big part in my life.
I grew up here in the bush and have made a connection with nature.”
Best Jobs in the World is an international competition which attracts global attention and offers young people from all over the world an opportunity to have world class experiences of the Australian tourism.
The competition which is running for the second year was first run by Tourism Australia in 2008.
The six winners will be announced on the 21st of June this year so goa head and support a home girl.