At Railway Children, we see ourselves as warriors, united in changing the long-term future for children living alone and at risk on the streets.
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.
If you share our passion to make a difference to the lives of children living on the streets, please download the job description below for details on how to apply.
2 x Vacancies - Railway Children Africa
Railway Children Africa is a Tanzanian based development agency delivering support programmes for children living alone and at risk in the East Africa region. We are part of Railway Children UK, an international development agency supporting children on the streets across the world.
We are now in an exciting phase of our work in Tanzania having secured UK Aid funding to continue the development of our programme in Mwanza and being part of the USAID funded Caring for Children and Empowering Young People consortium led by PACT. We are looking for two exceptional individuals to help deliver these programmes and drive our strategy forward to make a significant difference in the lives of children living and working on the streets in Tanzania. For details of each position please see below.
1 X Head of Programmes
Location Tanzania, initially in Mwanza, possible flexibility long term, extensive travel required.
Competitive salary This post is part funded by UK Aid
1 X Training Officer
Location Tanzania (flexible) extensive travel required.
Both of these posts provide an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of Railway Children Africa in the region and to develop within a flourishing organisation. It is crucial that you are a self starter, that you are able to work on your own initiative, to motivate yourself and to organise and manage your own time. You will have a driving passion to address the injustices faced by children that have no option but to struggle to survive on the streets of our cities. Railway Children Africa is an equal opportunities employer.
Job descriptions and person specifications
To apply for either of these posts please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter by the 17th October. You will need to demonstrate in full how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job description - please do this in no more than 500 words. Please also outline your salary expectations.
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