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Reference: 59001

Date Added: 11 January 2017
Closing Date: 5 February 2017

Job Title: Advocacy Officer

Working For: Consortium for Street Children

Location: London

Salary: £24,500 PA pro rata (3 days per week)

Job Details

Are you experienced in human rights advocacy? Do you want to be part of a small dynamic team making a big difference? Consortium for Street Children is seeking a new Advocacy Officer to join us in our London office!

As Advocacy Officer you will support all aspects of our advocacy work going forward, primarily focusing on promoting national-level implementation of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s forthcoming General Comment on children in street situations. In particular, you will support development of a Global Atlas – which will become the ‘go-to’ online source for data on street-connected children and the laws that affect their lives – ensuring a quality product and liaising with the pro bono lawyers researching laws which affect street-connected children. You will also co-ordinate the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Street Children and support other aspects of CSC’s work to promote implementation of the General Comment.

We are looking for a highly-motivated and versatile individual, with sound analytical skills and the capacity to undertake a wide range of responsibilities across CSC’s comprehensive and diverse advocacy programme.

Open-ended contract.
Based at CSC’s office near Old Street, London.

Full job description available at http://streetchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Advocacy-Officer-JD-Jan-2017.pdf.

Closing Date: 5 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Deadline for applications - midnight.
First round: telephone interviews - Week of 13th February 2017.
Second round: face-to-face interviews (Old Street, EC2A) - Week of 20th February 2017. The face-to-face interview will include a written test.
Post starts March/April 2017.

Application Details

Please send a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you are both interested in and
suitable for the role and a CV to elinor@streetchildren.org.

Please note only successful applicants will be notified as to whether they have an interview.

Website: http://www.streetchildren.org

Additional Notes