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Outdoor Activity Development Officer x3 The Outdoor Partnership - £28,000 - £30,000 (Scotland/Cumbria/N Ireland)

Outdoor Activity Development Officer x3

The Outdoor Partnership


Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience)

Location: 1 post East Ayrshire, Scotland, 1 post Whitehaven, Cumbria, England, 1 post Newry, Northern Ireland

Closing date: mid day 18th Dec 2019

Contact/how to apply information:


“The Outdoor Partnership, established in 2005, is a multi-award winning charity in North Wales inspiring local people to become involved in outdoor activities through participation, education, volunteering, and employment. 

The Charity has secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to replicate its ethos to other regions in the UK. The ‘Opening Door to the Outdoors’ is a 7-year project and the Charity is seeking to recruit three dynamic, professional and highly skilled Outdoor Activity Development Officers, each based and working in one of the following locations

•             East Ayrshire, Scotland

•             Copeland, Cumbria, England

•             Newry, Northern Ireland.

to improve opportunities for more local people to achieve their potential through outdoor activities.  The Post holder will work closely with the Outdoor Partnership (TOP) staff team to implement the Charity’s Strategy as detailed in the duties and responsibilities set out in the Job Description.


For background information on the project, job description and person specification please contact the Programme Manager and/or visit


To apply please complete and send in the Application Form and letter of application to:

Newry Northern Ireland – Mike McClure, Active Outdoors Development Officer, Sport Northern Ireland, c/o Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, 32 Hilltown Road, Bryansford, Newcastle, BT33 0PZ  

Interview date: January 13th 2020 – Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, N.I.


Ayrshire Scotland – Willie White, Education Officer, Economy and Skills, Education Service – Learning Outdoors Support Team, St. Joseph’s Campus, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock, KA37SL

Interview date: January 8th or 9th - St. Joseph’s Campus, Kilmarnock


Copeland Cumbria - Richard Metcalf, Development Officer (Coaching), Active Cumbria, Cumbria County Council, Daniel Hay Library, Lowther Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7QZ

Interview date: January 14th (TBC) – Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria

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