Board Member Positions Consultancy Opportunity in Kenya

Tushinde Children's Trust 

Position Title: Board Member Positions


Tushinde Children’s Trust was founded in the UK in March 2010 and was registered as an NGO in Kenya in March 2011.Tushinde works with vulnerable families in the informal settlements of Mathare and Kiambiu with a main focus on providing them with access to education, health care and social support. Tushinde’s Trustees will work alongside other Kenyan Trustees, UK Trustees and Executive Director in the delivery of Tushinde’s Family Support programme, decision making for Tushinde and smooth running of the organisation.

Tushinde is a child-focused employer and committed to child protection and the protection of vulnerable adults. All candidates will be screened prior to appointment as trustee and every candidate, regardless of post applied for, will be expected to understand and adhere to the principles of child protection.

We are actively seeking experienced individuals with expertise in:

  • Legal affairs: Guidance on regulatory compliances, contracts, and legal strategy to ensure we operate within the bounds of the law while maximising our mission’s impact.
  • Fundraising: Knowledge on donor relations, grant writing and innovative fundraising strategies to enhance our financial resources and support our initiatives.
  • Child protection: Proficiency in safeguarding standards, child protection protocols, and the best practices to ensure the utmost safety and well-being of the children we serve.

Why Join Us?

  • Play a pivotal role in a team that is on the ground making real change for children in need
  • Utilise your professional skills to contribute to a greater good
  • Be part of strategic decisions to influence and shape the future of Tushinde
  • The Board members will join our Kenyan Board which works together with the UK Board

Qualifications and experience

  • A genuine passion for children’s right and welfare
  • Masters degree in relevant area of studies
  • At least 8-10 years experience in relevant fields.
  • Experience working in a non-profits board will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to commit to board meetings and provide strategic insights
  • Strong decision making and advisory skills

As this is a pro bono position, it offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful difference and to further enrich your personal and professional journey.

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a tailored cover letter to: and c.c with the subject line “Board Member Application”