Find out how offering your time by volunteering as part of your DofE can open all sorts of doors – from enhancing your CV to giving you interesting conversational topics at job, college and university interviews. It can even help you to discover your chosen career or an interest you never knew you had.

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How to use your DofE volunteering experience

Find out how to use and talk about the experience you gained from volunteering as part of your DofE to help you get where you want to in your career.

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Why volunteer?

We share our top six reasons why you should volunteer and how it can benefit you in the future – including the chance to make a difference and try something new.

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Five ways volunteering supports your career

Discover how, in addition to giving back to others and meeting new people, volunteering also gives you the opportunity to boost your CV with real work/life experience and gain soft skills.

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Types of volunteering

Can’t decide on what volunteering activity to do for your DofE? We share some top tips on how to choose something that you’ll enjoy and stick at.

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Volunteer for DofE

Achieved your Award? Want to stay involved with the charity? Here’s our top reasons why you should volunteer for the DofE.