What is a freelancer?

A freelancer is someone who works for themselves; they do not have permanent employment with one specific company or person. Freelancers do not earn a fixed salary but rather earn an income by offering their services to a number of different clients. Freelancers can often choose where they want to work and can be flexible about their working hours. They are independent, responsible for their own tax and can accept work that requires short-term delivery or that requires longer-term contracts.

Safrea has members who freelance full-time and members who freelance part-time, as well as members who are preparing themselves to embark on the freelance journey. If you are disciplined, self-motivated, organised and can communicate well, a freelance career might be right for you.

There is no better time to discover the world of freelancing than as a student. Safrea welcomes student members who are interested in learning more about becoming a freelance entrepreneur.

We offer special membership rates, as well as mentorship programmes to students in South Africa.

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