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Glenboig Development Trust Active Travel Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,932
  • Glenboig and surrounding villages
  • Closing 31st January 2023

  • Advertised from 1st January 2023
  • 35 hours per week. 1 year contract with a possibility of extension dependent on funding.


The Post holder is responsible for developing and managing the Active travel initiative within GDT and is responsible for promoting the opportunity to potential volunteers and service users


The overarching aim of the GDT Association is to improve the health, function and quality of life for young people/adults in the Northern Corridor. Utilising a variety of forms of social encouragement GDT engages with local people to take up services to improve their health and wellbeing


The Post holder is responsible for:

  • Recruitment and support of volunteer’s
  • Recruitment of target number of participants
  • Organising regular weekly led Cycles/walks in various areas within Glenboig and surrounding villages
  • Record keeping and evaluation of the programme
  • Taking bookings for our e-bike scheme


  • To develop and manage a programme of led cycles/walks, approved by the GDT Children & Families Co-ordinator
  • To identify and organise appropriate training for volunteers
  • To recruit, support and manage volunteer’s
  • To investigate new cycling/walking routes and grade them accordingly
  • To liaise with and encourage work with other relevant bodies appropriate to the post
  • To market and promote the cycling/walking programme
  • To ensure all health and safety aspects are complied with
  • To keep records, monitor and evaluate the programme in line with the requirements of the principal funders and GDT
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate to the post

Please download the Job Description below for further details about the role.

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