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Regional Officer
The Ramblers

Job Description

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.

To deliver Ramblers Cymru’s Paths to Wellbeing Project across one of six designated regions of Wales. The project will facilitate community volunteering to enhance local green spaces, nature and Access in partnership with local authorities, environmental NGOs and local communities in line with the strategic plans and business objectives of partners and Ramblers Cymru.

we are looking for 6 x Regional officers in the following six locations: North East, North West, Mid Wales & South West, South East & South-Central Wales.

It would be desirable to have experience of engaging either families/young people and or environmental conservation

Essential requirements include:

  •   A proven understanding of Rights of Way and Access in Wales

  •   A proven track record in managing and working with volunteers

  •   Experience of designing and delivering training and support resources

  •   Experience of successfully managing projects or programmes delivering against agreed objectives

  •   Experience of carrying out practical tasks e.g. path maintenance, conservation and habitat management

  •   Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrable attention to detail and the needs of different audiences

  •   Ability to analyse data and present reports

  •   Excellent IT skills, including social media and web skills, and an ability to support others to use software and programmes

  •   Ability to travel and to spend evenings and weekends away from home

  •   Interest in/knowledge of walking/physical activity/public health

  •   Interest in/knowledge of environmental improvements/conservation

At least two of:

  •   Knowledge and experience of geography, mapping, route planning or a related field

  •   Risk assessment and group leadership skills in an outdoors context

  •   Experience of working for a membership or volunteer-led organisation

The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We promote diversity and warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.

Please send us your CV and cover letter along with a completed EO form by 14th June 2021

The job description and person specification can be found below:

This post is fully funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the Welsh Government and the European Union.

“Ariennir y swydd hon yn rhannol drwy Gymunedau Gwledig Llywodraeth Cymru - Rhaglen
Datblygu Gwledig Cymru 2014-2020 a gyllidwyd gan Lywodraeth Cymru a’r Undeb

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