Active Cumbria Advisory Board

Exciting Opportunity to be part of Active Cumbria's future!

Active Cumbria is committed to good governance practice. To further strengthen this a new Advisory Board will be taking a lead role in driving forward the work of Active Cumbria from 1 April 2017.

We are now seeking to recruit high quality individuals with a range of skills and experiences to join our Advisory Board. Are you passionate about the difference that physical activity can make to communities across Cumbria? Do you have a range of skills that could proactively support the work of Active Cumbria in their mission to get more inactive people moving across Cumbria?

The over-riding functions of the Advisory Board is to: -

  • Ensure clarity of vision, values and strategic direction for Active Cumbria activities;
  • Provide oversight, input and challenge;
  • Actively promote and further the work of Active Cumbria.

Principle accountabilities are: -

  • Supporting and agreeing the strategic direction of Active Cumbria;
  • Monitoring the achievement of key targets and outcomes as articulated in the Strategic Framework and Annual Service Plan, providing support and challenge as appropriate;
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of Active Cumbria through ‘championing’ a range of work-strands including but not limited to: -
    • Governance
    • Finance
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Safeguarding
    • Equality
    • Risk Management
  • Provide influence, and advocacy for the work of Active Cumbria on a local, regional and national footprint, drawing on individual member’s expertise and networks to further the aims of the organisation.

Further details on required skills and experiences are provided in the Person Specification, and applications should be made via letter or email and sent to Richard Johnston, Senior Manager (Operations), Active Cumbria, Cumbria House, 107-117 Botchergate, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1RZ or

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 3 March 2017

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 3 March 2017