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Location: Mwanza, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Responsible to: Team Lead

The successful candidate will be required to work flexibly and to support street-connected children and children living in long-term shelters to ensure their immediate needs are addressed and supported.

Closing date: 19th February 2024


  • Identifying, contacting, and engaging children alone on the streets to be enrolled
  • on the project.
  • Building positive relationships with street-connected children, children long longterm shelters and families.
  • Conducting assessments with individual children, and caregivers for planning
  • Develop and implement care plans for individual children, caregivers and families that address identified needs.
  • Conduct therapeutic support sessions with individual children, caregivers and
    families aiming to address identified needs.
  • Document and keep good records of beneficiary case files and kept up to date.
  • Make follow-up of reunified children and families to monitor progress, re-assess needs, and proactively make referrals.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to ensure the safety of project beneficiaries.
  • Capacitate caregivers in knowledge and skills to strengthen their parenting and
    promote children’s wellbeing.
  • Monitor the progress of the reunification families and provide timely reports on the support provided versus progress.
  • Facilitate access to livelihood, educational support, and micro credit and self-help groups for reintegration cases.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with social welfare
    departments in Mwanza Urban districts, schools and other community service
    providers to enhance service provision to children and families.

General Duties

  • Conduct yourself in accordance with the rules of the Child and Adult
  • Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct in your personal and professional life – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse or any other breach of these policies.
  • Demonstrable commitment to and the ability to uphold and promote Railway
    Children’s core values.
  • Understanding of the importance of an organizational Code of Conduct and
    Safeguarding policy
  • Uphold and work within RCA’s policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties, as appropriate to the post, as delegated by the line manager.


  • At one year of experience in a Project Officer role working with vulnerable children and families.
  • A person who has experience and understanding of the Child Protection and
    Safeguarding process and can handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy.

Person Specification

  • We are looking for an experienced Project Officer with energy, determination, passion and flair. As well as a proven track record of supporting vulnerable young people.


  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in social sciences, community development or equivalent from a recognized university.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong relational and communication skills
  • Non-judgmental and open-minded
  • Ability to be creative and find positive solutions to problems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues facing vulnerable young people at
    risk in Tanzania.
  • Knowledge of the range of support options and services for young people and


  • Solution-oriented and flexible attitude with the ability to work proactively and take initiative.
  • Ability to build strong team relationships.
  • Possess the requisite empathy, compassion and passion to address the needs
    and challenges of working with children and Young vulnerable adults.
  • Demonstrable commitment to and the ability to uphold and promote RCA’s core values of Never giving up, Having courage, Earning trust, showing compassion and Nature Talent in all activities.


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 background and reference checks including criminal records check.

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.

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How to apply
To apply for this position, please complete the application form and return it to Please include job title applied for in email subject. Please note that Railway Children will only accept applications made using this application form and will not accept CVs, academic certificates or covering letters….

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