Railway Children Africa (RCA) is a registered NGO in Tanzania and an affiliate of Railway Children UK – an internationa l charity that fights for vulnerab le children who live alone and at risk on the streets, where they face abuse and exploitation.
RCA has extensive experience working with highly marginalized , hard-to-reach children and young people in the East Africa region . Currently , RCA is working in partnership with twelve Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) providing both funding and technical support. The CSOs are in six major cities, namely, Mbeya , Iringa, Dodoma, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, and Mwanza. In addition, RCA has direct implementation work in Mwanza and Dar es Salaam . RCA ‘s primary aim is to enable and create posit ive, sustainable change in the lives of hard-to-reach, marginalized children , and adolescents . We put exceptiona l care and effort into improving the lives of everyone we serve . In its 10 years of existence in the country, RCA has established an MOU with the government and collaborated with it in several initiatives, including defining objectives of the National reintegration guidelines .
In Mar 2021, RCA signed a grant agreement with Legal Service Facility (LSF) worth TZS 300,000,000/= to implement a twelve-month project with the aim of equipping community members in the urban settings of Ilemela and Nyamagana districts with skills and knowledge on the rights of street connected children and youth and domestic workers and improve access to justice through legal empowerment approaches.
PROJECT OFFICER – FAMILY WORK – DAR ES SALAAM
You will have at least one-year experience in similar role, working with and supporting vulnerable children, young people and families. You will also have a demonstrated understanding of the child protection and safeguarding processes as well as the application of health, safety and case management procedures. Most importantly you will have the passion and drive to make a difference to the lives of children living and working on the streets .
Railway Children Africa (RCA) is an NGO registered in Tanzania, NO : 001563 with over ten years working in Africa as an affiliate of our parent organization Railway Children UK .
At Railway Children, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of all those who come into contact with us in our work. We follow a range of procedures to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including criminal records check .
We continually strive to provide positive working environment for all our employees . This is an exciting time to be joining Railway Children Africa.
In the next five years we have exciting plans to upscale our work dramatically ;
- We will work in more locations than ever before, in Tanzania and across East Africa ;
- We will recruit more staff
- We will raise more than $10 Million
And here is the best part, we will transfor the lives of more than 12,000 of the region’s most vulnerable children. If you would like to help steer us on this journey , we would love to hear from you .
The recruitment packs with Job Descriptions and Person Specifications and application details are available online at www .railwaychildren .org .uk/jobs
How to apply
Due to the number of applications often received, only those to be invited for interview will be informed of the outcome of their application . Applicants who have not heard within two weeks of the closing date should assume they have been unsuccessful .
General application form for all Railway Children Africa jobs. Please read the Recruitment Pack before completing this form.
The deadline for submitting the application is 02 April 2021