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Project Officer – Walk Leadership (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th January 2020

  • Advertised from 3rd January 2020
  • 18 months fixed term, with the possibility of extension.


Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.

We are looking for a methodical, enthusiastic and experienced Project Officer - Walk Leadership (Scotland) to be responsible for delivering of the Walk Leadership project in Scotland – primarily focused on supporting a network of volunteer trainers and mentors to support delivery of walk leadership training in future. The successful candidate will need to be able to build on existing structures and training to support and maintain a network of volunteers who are in turn able to train, support and mentor our volunteer walk leaders. The post-holder will continue to develop and champion standards for our walk leader training and further develop tracking and evaluation data around this. They will also help support the roll-out of the programme we have developed in Scotland across England and Wales. This role is part of the Ramblers Scotland Team.

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.

Essential Requirements include:

  • Demonstrable experience of volunteer development, including designing and delivering train-the-trainer programmes and mentoring approaches
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to inspire through developing strong cultural buy-in to the aims and vision of the project
  • The ability to effectively monitor and evaluate complex programmes of work

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

Application notes

Closing date: 26 January 2020

Interviews: 6 February 2020

To apply, please see our website