Are you passionate about the DofE and opportunities for young people? Would you like to share your experience with others, and inspire more young people to start their DofE? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Applications for the 2022 – 2023 DofE UK Youth Ambassador Programme are now closed.

Hear from last year’s cohort who created this spoken word piece to raise awareness of the role of DofE Ambassadors and how young people can use their voice to make change happen…

Who are DofE UK Youth Ambassadors?

DofE UK Youth Ambassadors are passionate about sharing their story and ensuring youth voice is heard. They are advocates for the DofE and want to inspire others. They are a team player, looking to work with other like-minded people from a range of backgrounds from across the UK. Positive and solution focused with an interest in discussing issues which are affecting young people such as mental health, climate change, disability, employment, and inequality. Our Youth Ambassadors are positive role models and always have something to say on the issues that matter to them.

What can you expect from the programme?

You can expect a varied and engaging Programme of activity running across the course of the year from June 2022 – May 2023. In your role, you will be part of a team of 30 young people from a range of backgrounds across the UK, learning new skills, contributing your ideas, and making a positive, long-lasting difference.

As an Ambassador you’ll take part in a range of workshops and skills sessions, hear from inspirational speakers, have the chance to design and implement creative campaigns, and even have the opportunity to represent the DofE at live events. To find out more about what last year’s Ambassadors got up to, check out our 21-22 highlights:

Year 1 Highlights

In order to apply, you’ll need to:

  • Be aged 16 – 24 on 1st June 2022
  • Have achieved at least one level of your DofE Award
  • Be able to commit to monthly online workshops on a Thursday evening from June 2022 to May 2023
  • If under 18, have consent from a parent or guardian to apply
  • Be passionate about the DofE and open to sharing your views and experiences!
What's in it for you?
  • Access to upskilling workshops and projects to increase your understanding of important issues and develop new interests and skills
  • Learn how to use your voice to make change happen
  • Work alongside like-minded young people from across the UK
  • Use the programme as your Volunteering section for your current DofE Award
  • A great addition to your CV

How to apply

Thanks for your interest!

Applications for the 2022-23 cohort are now closed, please check back for further updates. Thank you.

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