There are several ways you can join Able Child Africa.

Work with Us

We are currently recruiting for a new Programmes Officer to join our team. Click here to read the job description and apply.  Applications close and midnight on Monday 31st August 2020.

Join our Board of Trustees

We are currently looking for Trustees and a Treasurer to join our board. These are voluntary roles, attending quarterly Board meetings via video call. If you think either of these roles  could be for you, then please read the relevant job pack below.

Click here to read the Trustee role description.

Click here to read the Treasurer role description

Able Child Africa works alongside partner organisations in Africa to achieve equal rights for children and young people with disabilities. We understand the importance that our strategic decisions are inclusive, with a strong voice of people in Africa and those with a disability. We are therefore actively seeking applications from the African community and those with lived experience of disability. We are also looking for individuals with expertise and experience in the disability sector in Africa, or the international development/NGO sector.

You will form part of our Board of Trustees, accountable in the UK. You will live the values of Able Child Africa, keeping the best interests of our staff and beneficiaries at the heart of decision making. You will have the capability to support our Strategic Plan, working closely with the CEO to ensure the organisation remains well governed and at the forefront of our sector. 

Application is by sending your CV and a Cover Letter (one side of A4) that covers your competences and relevant expertise for the role. You should also highlight your interest in Able Child Africa, your motivation for becoming a Trustee and what contribution you feel you can make to the Board. Please send this to jobs@ablechildafrica.org.uk by midnight 23 August, 2020.

Become a UK Workplace Ambassador

We are looking for volunteers to help use professional networks in their workplace to increase support for Able Child Africa. Click here to find out more.

Join our African Advisory Council

The Able Child Africa Advisory Council provides strategic guidance and cohesive governance Able Child Africa’s directions, programmes, policies and initiatives. We are particularly seeking professionals from Tanzania who can guide our work in this country.

Please email info@ablechidafrica.org.uk to find out more.

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Able Child Africa is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of any characteristic protected by the Equality Act 2010. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with direct experience of living or working with children with disabilities and all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview.