Tag Archives: OurTeam

Digital Marketing & Social Media Intern

OurHood is searching for a digital marketing and social media intern for a period of 3 or 5 months. OurHood is searching for a content marketing and social media intern. TASKS: Managing social media accounts: share stories, create original content and promote OurHood…

TECH TALK: Q&A on Classifieds and Recommendations

By now you must have seen the new Classifieds and Recommendation sections on OurHood. Maybe you’ve even managed to sell a few items to your neighbours. OurHood front-end developer, Micheal Botes gives us an overview of what work went into creating these new features that…

Tech Talk – Our Front End

In the last year, the OurHood engineers have had the strenuous task of rebuilding and rewriting the structure of the platform. This rewrite was necessary to not only transition from old technology but to also improve functionality, usability and design. Micheal Botes, OurHood…

In with the new at OurHood

It has been three years since the inception of OurHood and the interest and support for our neighbourhood communication platform have blown us away.

Culture intertwined – A visitors point of view

From the beautiful coast to the picturesque landscapes, South Africa has always attracted people from all over the world. Whether they’re here to visit, work or play, tourists and internationals have added to our rich culture.

Compassion binds us together

It often takes one smile, a polite greeting or a friendly gesture to reach out to someone. Nelson Mandela once said: “Our human compassion binds us together.” This is the virtue we ought to practice as we honour Madiba, the father of our…

OurHood loves our dads this Father’s Day

With more than 60% of OurHood neighbours being male, we understand how special fathers are in protecting their families and building better communities. Father’s Day is just one of many moments when we take the time to show our appreciation. The OurHood team…

Farewell to community driven intern

Creative marketing ideas, crazy communications skills and a strong community spirit are just a few things that have made Kim van de Geest a valuable member of the OurHood team. Today we say goodbye to the face behind our rocking Twitter account and…