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Railway Children is currently recruiting.

Programme Officer (East)

Location: Delhi/NCR (candidates from West Bengal may also apply)

In India we are working with 12 organisations in eight states, focusing on early intervention and family reintegration to enable positive sustainable change in the lives of children living in difficult circumstances.

We are a team of 12 professionals -  four work out of the head office in Mumbai and rest from various parts of India from their own residence.

Job purposeAs a part of the programme support unit of Railway Children, this position manages partnerships and develops, strengthens and implements the state intervention strategies (in alignment with country strategy) with respect to the locations of West Bengal and Odisha. The position will play a major role in enabling the voices of children to become an integral part of programme as well as policy planning, review and improvement. 

Download the job description here.

Application Process:

Closing deadline: 15 July 2014.

Applications must contain title of the post applied for, a note on 'why you think you are best suited for the post'; information on current salary drawn, your expected salary, the contact information of at least three references. Please send your application by email to  

Due to staff resources being put to best use for our beneficiaries, only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Salary will be in line with the best of non-profit sector. 


Please check back for other future vacancies. You may also wish to consider volunteering for Railway Children.

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