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Does the idea of helping young people achieve things they never dreamed give you a buzz?  Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that believes in doing rather than just talking?  Then we’d like to hear from you…


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Voluntary placements with the DofE

We sometimes offer exciting opportunities for voluntary placements within our various offices. 

Jobs with our partners

DofE Licensed Organisations often have vacancies for roles to support the DofE in their area – from DofE Managers who are the main contact with the DofE Charity, to development workers and administrators.  We publish them on this page when we are notified of them.

Please see below for details of any current vacancies and please ensure you apply direct to them.

If you are a Licensed Organisation or DofE centre with a current vacancy you'd like us to advertise (for free!), please email the details to webmaster@DofE.org.

Current partner vacancies


Duke of Edinburgh's Award Co-ordinator
Buckinghamshire County Council

Fixed Term / Secondment
Full Time
Salary Range (based on full time hours): £24,731 - £26,091
Closing Date: 11/03/2015

As an Award Co-ordinator for Buckinghamshire County Council, you’ll help our young people to embark on amazing adventures and extraordinary experiences that will improve their prospects and change their outlook forever.

This is a role for an organised and creative professional who can really make things happen. Good with people and great in a team, you’ll have what it takes to oversee the delivery of DofE Awards through a network of affiliated schools and centres. You’ll support these centres and answer their queries, visiting each one regularly. We’ll expect you to co-ordinate meetings and deliver training, so you’ll need a professional approach, good customer service skills and the initiative to solve any problems.

There’ll also be the chance to work directly with young people aged 14 and up, at weekly drop-in sessions. You’ll manage these sessions and create a structured programme of fun and challenging activities. At the same time, you’ll act as a manager, working with an Expedition Advisor and overseeing a team of outdoor activity kit store workers.

To handle this varied and stimulating workload you need to be adaptable and determined. Knowledge of DofE and youth work practice is preferable, but training will be provided.

This is a fixed term or secondment opportunity for approximately 12 months from April 2015.

More details. 





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