Elevate Children is a consortium of funders dedicated to building strong families and a life free from violence for all children. Ultimately, their vision of society is one where all sectors and constituencies prioritise solutions to prevent violence and family separation. In order to achieve this vision they recognise the need to bridge the gap between evidence based solutions, policy and practice across our target areas. They do this by:
The group of independent funders working with programme implementers is able to offer a focused and unique contribution to advocacy efforts to support policy reform by the gathering of evidence, the identification of gaps and funding initiatives to address these gaps. The group’s contribution is unique in that it is able to:
In doing so the group aims to give the child protection sector as a whole a global voice, a more compelling message, stronger leadership, greater financial backing and a more solid evidence base (both scientific and programmatic) in order to find systemic solutions to addressing key challenges facing children and youth more effectively on a global level.
The Elevate Children Funders Group has recently moved to a permanent home within the Network of European Foundations in Brussels. It now seeks an experienced and highly motivated Senior Coordinator to lead the group into our next phase of development as we seek to increase both the size and diversity of our membership, and our contribution as a significant voice within the field. Reporting to the Elevate Children Funders Group Chair.
Specific duties will include:
We are seeking an entrepreneurial candidate who is passionate about our core mission and able to lead the group to its next level of development.
The following skills and competencies are desirable: