Are you passionate about children's rights? Would you like to volunteer your time and skills to contribute to our work to end child exploitation? Become a volunteer researcher at the Lobby and Expertise Team of Terre des Hommes Netherlands in the East Africa Regional Office.
Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH NL) is an international child rights organisation committed to stopping child exploitation.
Our vision is 'to create a world in which children are no longer exploited' and our mission is 'to prevent child exploitation, remove children from exploitative situations and ensure these children can develop in a safe environment.'
Our vision and mission are inspired and guided by international human rights instruments and standards, in particular the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Council of Europe's Lanzarote Convention, the International Labour Organisation Conventions and aligned with achievement of the SDGs, in particular Goals 5, 8 and 16. In Africa, Terre des Hommes Netherlands works in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Madagascar.
The aim of this role is to provide a learning and growth environment for an aspiring child rights advocate, while contributing to research, training, tool development and quality assurance of our global programmes to end child exploitation. The specific tasks will be defined in agreement with the volunteer and will be mostly related to supporting a research assignment in 4 countries (remote support) with secondary data review, design of data collection tools, Focus Group Discussions and workshop facilitation guides, data analysis, report writing among other roles. We are looking for a motivated and hands-on volunteer to be a key member of the Lobby & Expertise (L&E) team. The L&E team consists of 7 advisors with different backgrounds and expertise. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the months they will be with us, for at least 5 months, either part-time or full-time depending on your schooling and other obligations (between 16 -36 hours per week).