The Camanachd Association are the worlds governing body for shinty. We believe shinty has the power to bring communities together like no other sport and we strive to help existing and new communities experience this. Shinty is a a vibrant part of our national culture and recognised as Scotland’s community sport. By working closely with our members and partners we aim to grow the number of people involved in our sport, support them and inspire them to develop and do amazing things in Shinty.

Full details of the post can be found in the job advert and the job description below.

For this role, we are seeking an accomplished individual with the passion, drive and determination to drive our sport forward. Appointment to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check with Barring List.

This post is funded by our friends at:

How to apply

We value diversity of views and contributions and have a strong commitment to equality and inclusion. We aspire to have a workforce that is diverse and representative of all sections of society. For example, but not limited to, we are particularly keen to receive applications from women, people with disabilities, people from ethnically diverse communities, people from the LQBTQ+ community and other minority groups and/or religions because these groups are often under-represented within our workforce.

As part of our monitoring process we ask for your support in completing our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

To apply for this please send your CV and covering letter to Please detail in your covering letter how you meet the requirements of the role (as outlined in the Candidate spec and job description).

Closing Date for applications – 9am on Friday 29th July 2022

Interviews will be held on the week beginning 8th August 2022.

Gaelic Language Shinty Development Officer Post – Job Advert

Gaelic Language Shinty Development Officer Post – Personal Specification Spec

If you have any queries about the role please contact Ronald Ross via email on or via telephone on 07718630563.

Equal opportunities monitoring survey form 2022