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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.

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Current partner vacancies

An exciting job opportunity has come up in the Buckinghamshire DofE Completions team.

DofE Completions team  - Youth Worker

37 hours per week - £18,152 (p/a)
Work base: Countywide (office base is Aylesbury)
Closing date: 29th July 2015

Job Overview
In this role you will be part of our Improving Completions Team which works with upper schools who deliver the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  Along with the team you will develop bespoke packages to improve the schools completions performance. This will include working in partnership with identified schools and involve action planning, delivering face to face youth work, training, and monitoring progression.
This role also involves supporting the DofE Open Award provision.  This evening once a week provides an opportunity for DofE participants to drop in and get support with their award.  You will coordinate a youth work programme of events related to the DofE Award.
An exciting addition to the role is the requirement to support and attend Open Award expeditions.
An ideal candidate for this post will be a youth worker who has knowledge of the DofE processes.  A good communicator who can build professional working relationships with various partner agencies.  Good organisational skills are required and the ability to motivate others is a must.
To apply visit the Buckinghamshire County Council website vacancies pages.  (Type ‘Youth’ into the keyword search)








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