Jobs and opportunities

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We are a small team, combining our expertise to unite the street child sector and deliver the big changes needed to ensure street children’s rights everywhere are respected and protected.

If you are ready for a challenge that will transform the lives of the most overlooked children in the world, get in touch.

Current vacancies

Head of Fundraising

This exciting role is mission critical for Consortium for Street Children. The postholder will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of many children living in street situations, with a high level of influence and empowerment in the organisation.

  • Reporting: To the Chief Executive
  • Working hours: 4-5 days a week – negotiable
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Annual leave: 25 days + Bank Holidays
  • Pension: Employer contribution of 5% of gross salary
  • Location: 15 Old Ford Road, Room 11, St Margaret’s House, London, E2 9PJ, UK
  • Duration: Permanent

For more information about the role, please see the full job description by clicking here.

To apply for this role, please send the following to recruitment@streetchildren.org by 11:59pm on 12th of February.

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter (no more than two sides of A4)
  • Details for two references including their name, role, relationship to you, email address and telephone number.

Please note that you must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role.

Network and Projects Volunteer Placement

As Network and Projects Volunteer in this placement, you will help develop CSC’s network of members by identifying opportunities to strengthen and grow the network, and offer direct support with CSC projects to partner organisations.. You will have the opportunity to support on a range of tasks including researching and recruiting new members, and helping to coordinate CSC’s annual ‘International Day for Street Children’ campaign 

  • Working hours: part-time (ideally around 3 – 4 days per week) depending on candidate availability. This can be flexible timing, suited to candidate commitments.
  • Location: Home working, with the possibility to work from CSC’s offices in Bethnal Green depending on Government guidelines. 
  • Expenses: This is an unpaid volunteering opportunity. Expenses reimbursed to a flat rate of £20 per day. 
  • Reporting: Direct report to the Senior Programme and Network Officer .
  • Duration: We are ideally looking for a minimum commitment of 3 months – 6 months preferred to allow for on-boarding and development.  

For more information about the role and details for applying, please see the full job description by clicking here.

To apply for this role, please send the following to recruitment@streetchildren.org by Midnight – 12AM (GMT) on 30th January 2022. 

  • Your CV;
  • A cover letter (no more than one side of A4) detailing your suitability for this roleTo assist you in drafting this letter, please refer to the person specification in the link above and address how you meet each of the relevant criteria; and 
  • Contact details (name, relation to you, email address, and phone number) of two referees

Please note that we won’t be able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this role, so you must have the right to work in the UK.  

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to having varied perspectives and welcoming all forms of diversity; we know that will bring power to our purpose and ensure our work has the impact we desire. As a result, we actively encourage a diverse range of candidates to apply for roles with CSC, ensuring our work reflects a range of different cultures, approaches, and thinking styles including but not limited to diversity in age, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation, life experience, physical and mental ability.

About Internships with CSC

All our internships are intended as development opportunities. We are flexible and will work with individuals to accommodate home, work and educational commitments alongside their volunteer internship with CSC. In selecting interns, we value lived experience as well as professional skills. We offer all our intern volunteers cv support and mock interviews to help with their career development.

For all positions please send a CV and covering letter outlining how your experience matches the job requirements to recruitment@streetchildren.org

Please put the job title you are applying for in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are only able to respond to candidates who are shortlisted.