Outdoor Activity Development Officer: Outdoor Partnership

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

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 further information please contact the Programme Manager mark.jones@outdoorpartnership.co.uk.

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

Ayrshire Scotland

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

Tel: 01563551457


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

T: 028 90 383855 M: 07976468914

E: mikemcclure@sportni.net

Copeland – Cumbria

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

m: 07824 569613



Closing date:         Mid-day on the 18th December 2019

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

                               January 8th and 9th - St. Joseph’s Campus, Kilmarnock

                               January 14th (TBC) – Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria

Date published: 19 November 2019
Date updated: 19 November 2019


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