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:

Trusts & Grants Officer

Salary: £36,000
Department: Fundraising
Location: Flexible

We're recruiting for a Trusts & Grants Officer to secure and steward four, five and six-figure grants from trusts, foundations and institutions for our work in the UK and overseas.

This role will work with a portfolio of new and existing donors, submitting funding proposals and managing existing grants through the preparation and submission of high-quality feedback reports, and outstanding stewardship.

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: 19th April, however we will review applications as they are received.

Trusts & Grants Officer) Trusts & Grants Officer

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Fundraising application form) Fundraising application form

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Youth Practitioner

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 
Department: UK Programme
Location: Greater Glasgow Area


We are looking for a Youth Practitioner to join our dynamic team delivering Railway Children's UK Programme, in partnership with British Transport Police and the UK rail industry. The successful candidate will provide direct support to children aged 10 to 17 and identified as vulnerable. You will also work with rail industry partners to reduce risks to young people on the rail network.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below, return it to programmejobs@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: 10th April at 12pm

Youth practitioner - Glasgow) Youth practitioner - Glasgow

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Programmes application form) Programmes application form

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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

10-15 days per year to include:

• 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.

Please email your application 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 application form) Trustee application form

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Trustee handbook) Trustee handbook

Your introduction to the Railway Children charity.

Trustee recruitment pack) Trustee recruitment pack

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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.

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