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Vacancy - Walking Development Officer (Part Time)

Monday 22 July 2019

Walking Development Officer

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Cork Local Sports Partnership CLG  wish to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the contracted post of Walking Development Officer (WDO).

The Walking Development Officer will facilitate and support the delivery of the Get Cork Walking Operational Plan. This is a participation focused walking plan which will develop and expand the range of opportunities for people of all abilities in Cork to more fully participate in recreational walking.

This post is for a fixed term part-time 12 month contract accompanied by an attractive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Friday 2nd August at 12 noon. 

Applicants should possess:
  • A relevant third level qualification to degree level or equivalent in sports and recreation, health promotion or other relevant disciplines is desirable.

  • Relevant walking experience and coaching qualification would be desirable. Interest in/ knowledge of walking / physical activity /public interest.

  • Experience in the areas of education, social or community development work or of working in the community sector in a developmental and supportive capacity either in paid or voluntary role.

  • An understanding of the community and voluntary sector and the sports and recreation environment and of motivating those sectors with lower participation characteristics to become involved. 

To apply:

Please forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae to info@corksports.ie or by post to:

Coordinator, Cork Sports Partnership CLG, c/o Motor Tax Office, Model Business Park, Model Farm Road, Cork.


Shortlisting will apply.

Cork Local Sports Partnership Limited is an equal opportunities employer


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