The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Charity number 1072490

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a UK Charity that aims to make a difference to young people's lives. Over 275,000 young people per year from every possible background work with us to broaden their horizons, develop their leadership skills, learn to work with others, volunteer in their local communities, increase their employability, and prove to themselves they can succeed at a serious challenge. Sometimes we completely change the direction of their lives.


Current vacancies

Administration and Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £19,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a world leading youth charity which gives all 14-24 year olds the chance to develop skills for life and work. We engage, inspire and empower over 300,000 young people a year across the UK and from every possible background.

The DofE Award is a game-changer. We know that perseverance and passion for long-term goals is linked to success in education, life and work. Our structured programme of volunteering, physical and skills based challenges inspire, guide and support young people to achieve.

We believe that anything is possible and the possibilities are endless. The positive effects of the DofE are proven and far-reaching. Communities are enriched with passionate and driven volunteers, businesses benefit from work-ready, competent recruits and young people are given the confidence to shine.

We are looking for a maternity cover Administration and Finance Officer to join our Scotland Office in Edinburgh.

The Administration and Finance Officer will provide general administrative support to DofE

Scotland staff and its partners, with specific responsibility for financial processing, funding

administration and expedition network coordination.

Please visit theDofE websitefor full details.

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Top job! Director – Scotland

  • Full time
  • £60,000 – £64,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd February 2020

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a world leading youth charity which gives all 14-24 year olds the chance to develop skills for life and work. We engage, inspire and empower over 300,000 young people a year across the UK and from every possible background.

The DofE Award is a game-changer. We know that perseverance and passion for long-term goals is linked to success in education, life and work. Our structured programme of volunteering, physical and skills based challenges inspire, guide and support young people to achieve.

We believe that anything is possible and the possibilities are endless. The positive effects of the DofE are proven and far-reaching. Communities are enriched with passionate and driven volunteers, businesses benefit from work-ready, competent recruits and young people are given the confidence to shine.

We are looking for a replacement Director to join our Scotland Office in Edinburgh.

Purpose of the role

  • Provide leadership and direction for all DofE activity in Scotland ensuring it aligns with DofE’s mission, vision, strategic objectives and annual performance targets
  • Oversee the delivery of high quality DofE programmes to growing numbers of young people in Scotland, through effectively licensing and supporting DofE centres.
  • Act as a champion and advocate for the DofE mission in Scotland, building and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships in order to maximise DofE’s reach and impact.
  • Contribute to the overall leadership and direction of DofE through active engagement and collaboration with other Directors and as a member of the UK Executive Team.
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Digital Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th February 2020

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a world leading youth charity which gives all 14-24 year olds the chance to develop skills for life and work. We engage, inspire and empower over 300,000 young people a year across the UK and from every possible background.

The DofE Award is a game-changer. We know that perseverance and passion for long-term goals is linked to success in education, life and work. Our structured programme of volunteering, physical and skills based challenges inspire, guide and support young people to achieve.

We believe that anything is possible and the possibilities are endless. The positive effects of the DofE are proven and far-reaching. Communities are enriched with passionate and driven volunteers, businesses benefit from work-ready, competent recruits and young people are given the confidence to shine.

We are looking for a replacement Digital Communications Officer to join our Scotland Regional Office in Edinburgh.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a UK charity that makes a difference to young people’s lives.

Nearly 300,000 young people a year from every possible background do a DofE programme to broaden their horizons, develop their leadership skills, learn to work with others, volunteer in their local communities, increase their employability, and prove to themselves they can succeed at a serious challenge. Sometimes we completely change the direction of their lives.

This is an exciting time to be joining The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. The charity is undergoing significant development in many areas, including the use of our programmes to significantly reduce re-offending and increasing its use with more young people with barriers to participation, refreshed use of of the brand and continued developments in the digital space.

The Digital Communications Officer will provide support to the Scottish DofE Office with specific responsibility for external communications. You will co-ordinate and develop our communications function to ensure the DofE network of Licensed Organisations and volunteers are inspired, enthused and are well informed of our work. The channels include social media, internal platforms, press and media and printed material.

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