Safeguarding and Practice Development Officer at Railway Children Africa

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You will have at least two years’s experience working in a similar role, prefarrably in development organization with proven track record in supporting vulnerable children, young people and families. You will also have demonstrated understanding of child protection and safeguarding processes, as well as application of health, safety and risk management procedures and handling sensitive and confidential issues with tactic diplomacy. 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 ara available online at



CLOSING DATE: 2nd Apr 2021 at 5pm East African Time.

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.