Careers with impact.

Join us in our mission to empower

36,000 students through education by 2030.

Life-changing careers

So They Can is an international NGO on a mission to change the lives of students in East Africa through education. To achieve this, we know that we need smart, passionate team members who are aligned to our mission and values and really want to make a difference.

At the very core of So They Can is the belief that there is a deep connection between all human beings and that children, wherever they are born, should be given an equal chance in life to reach their potential.

We work passionately and relentlessly to provide some of the poorest children in Africa with opportunity through education. We do this because we believe that education is the key to breaking the poverty cycle and that every child matters.

If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, explore our career opportunities below.

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Development Manager (USA-based role)


We are currently looking for a passionate, action-oriented team player to join our team as Development Manager (USA-based role).

This exciting opportunity has been developed to help us identify and build strategic partnerships with Corporates, Foundations, High Net Worth individuals in the USA, and grow our sponsorship to enable So They Can to deliver and expand our impact in East Africa. 

The role will be responsible for reviewing and updating the development strategy to ensure it is fit-for-purpose in the USA, researching strategic partners, building relationships in order to acquire new partners and maintaining those relationships. Working closely with our international CEO, Marketing and Communications Manager, and Partnerships Manager in Australasia, the Development Manager will be a core part of the International So They Can team. 

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Program Officer – Kenya: Nakuru-based (Frequent travel to Baringo County)


We are currently looking for a Program Officer to provide oversight on projects operations and in the preparation of strategic plans and budgets.

In this role you will ensure improved performance through supervision and risk management, as well as effective planning, developing, implementing and reviewing project plans, policies and procedures to promote secure, effective, efficient and sustainable projects activities.

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Program Officer – Kenya: Baringo County


We are currently looking for a Program Officer to join our team to help assist the delivery of So They Can's Education Program activities in Marigat and East Pokot.

This role will be directly reporting to the Program Coordinator - Tiaty. The position will be based in East Pokot - Chemolingot office.

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Social Worker – Kenya: Baringo County


We are looking for a social worker to provide assistance and advocacy to improve social and psychological functioning of children and their families.

This role will focus on maximizing academic functioning and outcomes of children, as well as improving the family’s overall well-being. The role will assist parents/guardians with school and psychosocial support for the children including to prevent abuse. 

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About So They Can

So They Can is a non-governmental organisation committed to empowering the lives of children living in poverty through education.

Our mission is to provide quality education to children living in poverty through improved learning conditions, teacher training and development, and inclusive partnerships with the community and in-country governments.

Watch this video to learn more about So They Can and the impact of our work in Kenya and Tanzania.

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