Ajira Mpya

Advocacy Officer at Railway Children December 2023

Advocacy Officer at Railway Children

Advocacy Officer at Railway Children December 2023, 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.  We will never stop fighting for street children. It’s all we do. It’s all we’ll keep doing.  Why not join us? We have the opportunity for you to join us in the role of: Advocacy Officer (Railway Children Africa) reporting to the Executive  Director and based in Dar es Salaam. 

Advocacy Officer at Railway Children

The role of the Advocacy Officer, he/she will lead the implementation of the advocacy work plan, support the project team to respond to advocacy issues emanating from fieldwork as well as coordinate the “Familia kwa Watoto wote  alliance”. Additionally, the job entails coordinating with RCA Kivuko and  Kesho Bora projects and the Department of Social Welfare to identify, recruit and train fit persons as alternative care providers for children rescued from the streets. This area of work contributes to reforming how children in need of protection and/or without their caregivers are cared for and provides an opportunity to pilot alternatives to residential or institutional care in the respective districts. 

To apply for this position, please download the job application pack Below and use the application form available at www.railwaychildren.org.uk/jobs and return  it to: jobs.mwanza@railwaychildren.or.tz. Advocacy Officer at Railway Children



Please include the job title applied  for in the email subject line. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs, academic certificates or cover letters. Advocacy Officer at Railway Children

At Railway Children Africa, we are committed to protecting everyone who comes in touch with us in our work. We follow a variety of procedures to make sure that only those who are able to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us. This position is subject to various background and reference checks, including a criminal record check. 

End date: 17th December 2023 at 17:00 East African time. Due to the number of applications received on a frequent basis, only those who will be invited to an interview will be informed of the outcome of their application. Candidates who have not received a reply within two weeks of the closing date must assume that they have not been selected.

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