At Railway Children, we stand for children, their childhoods and their futures. 

Our passion and values underpin everything we do. They unite us and provide the energy and optimism that drives us to work harder and harder for the children and young people we are privileged to help.

We believe in a world where no child ever has to live on the streets.

As we embark on our new strategy, we have ambitious plans to ensure no child is left behind, wherever we work.

Why not join us?

 

Railway Children is committed to safeguarding anyone who comes into contact with us and implements a range of policies to ensure only those suitable to work with vulnerable groups are employed.

 

Railway Children's current vacancies:

Railway Children Africa Board Director roles

As custodians of the governance process, the collective role of the board of Directors is to provide strategic direction and constructive challenge to ensure Railway Children Africa, via its Executive Director, delivers its goals and objectives and is managed effectively. The Directors have duties and responsibilities under NGOs Act and are entrusted with the role of ensuring that assets are properly secured and deployed.

There are four board meetings per year. Directors may be invited to serve on one of the Charity’s sub-committees, which each meet four times annually. Directors may also be asked to advise the executive on specific issues from time to time and may be invited to attend events.

This Directorship is unremunerated, although reasonable expenses may be claimed. The normal period of office is three years and all Directors are eligible for reappointment at the end of their term of office. In general, Directors serve three terms of office.

Please download the information pack below for more information about this role.

To apply, send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to jobs.mwanza@railwaychildren.or.tz by 5pm on Friday 31st May. 

If you would like to know more about the role or selection process, please contact Mussa Mgata, Executive Director via email: mussa.mgata@railwaychildren.or.tz 

RCA Board Directors) RCA Board Directors

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Events & Corporate Fundraising Officer - Maternity Cover

Salary: Up to £27,500
Department: Fundraising
Location: Hybrid: Sandbach (Cheshire)/Home based
– at least 1 day a week in the office

This role is a pivotal position within the Events & Corporate Fundraising Team and is responsible for delivering excellent supporter care across our events programme. You will directly support our event participants for the benefit of Railway Children, so that they are highly impressed by the customer experience they receive from us. We believe that every interaction with the Railway Children should be a positive one for our supporters and you will provide that the service our supporters deserve to enhance their relationship with Railway Children and encourage them to persuade others to support Railway Children too.

The role also plays a pivotal part in making Railway Children more data and insight driven in the way we fundraise and communicate with supporters. You will take a lead in mapping supporter journeys within the events programme as well as researching new corporate supporters and working on employee engagement.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below, return it to fundraisingjobs@railwaychildren.org.uk and include job title applied for in the email subject line. Please note we only accept applications made using this form and will not accept CVs, academic certificates or covering letters. 

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2024

Fundraising application form) Fundraising application form

Download when applying to any role within the UK Fundraising department of our organisation. Please type in the spaces provided and answer as fully as possible.

Trustee

The role of trustees is to provide strategic direction and constructive challenge to ensure Railway Children, via its Chief Executive, delivers its goals and objectives and is managed effectively. The Trustees have duties and responsibilities under company and charity law and are entrusted with the role of ensuring that assets are properly secured and deployed. There are four board meetings per year. Trustees may be invited to serve on one of the Charity’s sub-committees, which each meet four times annually. Trustees may also be asked to advise the executive on specific issues from time to time and may be invited to attend events.

Trusteeship is unremunerated, although reasonable expenses may be claimed. The normal period of office is three years and all Trustees are eligible for reappointment at the end of their term of office. In general, Trustees serve three terms of office.

 

Time commitments

• Four Board meetings
• Quarterly attendance at sub-committees and attendance at RC events
• Preparation time for meetings
• We encourage Trustees to visit the work of the charity in order to broaden their knowledge of projects and to familiarise themselves with local conditions.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to jobs@railwaychildren.org.uk 

If you want to know more about the role or the selection process, please contact Rob Capener, CEO via his Executive Assistant j.foster@railwaychildren.org.uk

Trustee recruitment pack) Trustee recruitment pack

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Trustee Handbook) Trustee Handbook

Information on the Trustee role within Railway Children.

 

Privacy notice for Job Applicants

Railway Children is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. Railway Children has developed a privacy notice for job applicants that sets out, in line with GDPR, the types of data that we collect and hold on you as a job applicant. It also sets out how we use that information, how long we keep it for and other relevant information about your data. A full version of the privacy notice can be downloaded below.

Privacy Notice) Privacy Notice

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