The 1 to 7 of June is Volunteers’ Week. DofE participants give a lot of their time to volunteering activities as part of their programme, but they can only do that because of the support of thousands of adult volunteers who make the DofE happen.
We’d like to thank all those adult volunteers for the 2,432,221 hours they spent last year outside in the rain with DofE groups on expedition, helping young people input evidence on eDofE, driving the minibus to get participants to volunteering projects, and many, many more things that keep the DofE going.
Many DofE volunteers are parents like Ross. Find out why he volunteers and why the DofE is important for him and his family.
Curious about volunteering?
Find out from Alex why the DofE needs volunteers to run and what you can do to get involved.
Feeling inspired? Sign up to volunteer for the DofE by contacting your local area.
Graham is a Modern Apprentice at GE Aviation in Prestwick. Graham's just completed his Gold DofE Award - something he did alongside his training taking apart, cleaning and putting back together airplane engines. For Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2015 we found out what Graham got out of doing his DofE.
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