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The SOA is seeking to appoint a Chief Operating Officer working out of our national office at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore to provide operational leadership to our staff in developing the sport itself and strategic support to the Board of the SOA (who are also Trustees of the charity) across a range of areas of governance.
The post is part-time, 2.5 days per week, but working hours are flexible.
The salary for the half-time appointment is circa £15,000 per year.
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The Scottish 6 Days events have been held every two years for the last 40 years. Originally run solely by volunteers, the events now employ a paid official and utilise outside event service companies to assist with the organisation.
This document sets out the aims and objectives of the Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Company and our future plans to maintain the event as one of the premier multi-day events in the world.
Download the plan from here
Now in its 19th Year the GPC returns to its original date of the first Sunday in December. 3 races in 3 parks in 1 day.
For the 1st time SI Air+contactless punching shall be used at this event.
The SOA is delighted to announce the appointment of the new Regional Development Officer North: Sarah Dunn
Sarah Dunn is a well known face in the orienteering community and currently works on a seperately funded project 'Community Orienteering & the Protection of the Environment' (COPE).
In addition to this, we are delighted to appoint her the Regional Development Officer for the North of Scotland post on a 2.5 days/week contract commencing in December 2017.
We wish her great success in this new role - awesome to have you on the team, Sarah!
Entries are now open on Fabian4 for the 2017 Scottish Score Championships, hosted by Moravian on Sunday 26th November in Quarrelwood, an ancient woodland on the Western outskirts of Elgin. Entries close on 21st November.
Also seeking a couple more qualified and enthusiastic coaches!
Join a Junior Open Coaching Weekend on 17-18th March 2018 at Templars Park Campsite in Maryculter, Deeside. The weekend will combine high-quality coaching with the chance for juniors to socialise with others of a similar standard from other clubs. Places are available on a first-come, first served basis for 24 M/W 14s and M/W16s (age class at time of booking) who are not currently in ScotJOS. Book online by 24th Nov.
Please find the most recent board minutes attached.