Brighton, Brighton and Hove
Hastings, East Sussex
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Heathfield, East Sussex
This is a voluntary role. Reasonable expenses will be paid.
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

Are you willing to help Sussex Area Ramblers? The Ramblers help everyone, everywhere, enjoy walking and protects the places we all love to walk. By volunteering as East Sussex Local Footpath Officer you will be paying a vital role in making sure we can achieve this. As well as this you can gain experience and skills which that can be used more widely, add to your CV, and widen your social and professional contacts.

Sussex Area of the Ramblers has two area Footpath Officers, one each for East & West Sussex, the positions are also members of the Sussex Area Council which meets four times per year. The primary role is to support and coordinate the local footpath secretaries, who provide an oversight of footpaths at the parish level. You will be involved in dealing with path diversions and other orders, scrutinising planning applications which could impact our footpath network, and dealing with any more complex footpath issues, working closely with the County Council Rights of Way team and other Ramblers volunteers. You will be custodian of our East Sussex definitive map copies and parish footpath records.

Although the work can be mostly carried out from home, field visits will be required from time to time, with occasional attendance at public enquiries, as well as area meetings. 

Experience of carrying out similar roles and local knowledge of our footpath network and planning processes is desirable but not essential. Good computer and map skills are necessary. Training and support from Ramblers central office team and other Sussex area council members will be provided. Reasonable expenses will be re-imbursed.


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Posted on: 29 May 2020
Closing date: 27 August 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Volunteer Management

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