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Scottish Expedition Network Co-ordinator – Scotland

  • Part time
  • £19,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th August 2019

  • Advertised from 12th August 2019
  • 21 hours per week. Fixed Term for 1 Year.


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 Scottish Expedition Network Co-ordinator to join our Scotland Regional Office in Edinburgh.

The Scottish Expedition Network Co-ordinator will provide information, support and quality assurance relating to Expeditions within the 14 designated Expedition Areas in Scotland. The role is key to ensuring expeditions are well supported, meet the 20 conditions of a DofE expedition and finding volunteers to assess expeditions when required.

This role is also key in communicating local Expedition Area information and updates to the DofE network to protect the interests of the DofE.

Application notes

Please visit the DofE website for full details.

If you think you have the desired skills and experience then please apply online.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 30th August 2019 at 12 noon.

First interviews will take place on Monday 9th September 2019 at the Scotland Regional Office in Edinburgh.

All DofE staff support the charity’s Mission, Vision and Values;

Our Mission is to inspire, guide and support young people in their self-development and recognise their achievements.

Our Vision is to reach more young people from diverse backgrounds and equip them as individuals to succeed in life.

Our Values are:

Together we have passion

We have strong belief in our Vision, Values and Mission; We care about the cause; We care about the results of our actions; We want to make a positive difference.

Together we are ambitious

We are driven; We are achievement focussed; We have a desire to succeed.

Together we are better

Together we are greater than the sum of our parts; We achieve more by collaborating with colleagues.

Together we demand quality

We will be and do our best; We expect maximum individual commitment and performance; Each of us will make a positive difference