The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (Moray)

To support young people and adults To help the young people participate in The Duke Of Edinburgh award. DofE Moray offers any young person aged between 14 and 24 years the opportunity to participate in the Duck of Edinburgh award at 1 of 3 levels, Bronze (14+), Silver(15+), Gold(16+).


Current opportunities

The Moray Duke of Edinburgh Awards Committee (MDEAC) is a local charity that supports the delivery of DofE for young people of all abilities and backgrounds. DofE is the world’s leading achievement awards programme. It enables young people to develop skills for learning, life and employment by engaging in a wide range of practical activities. These include Volunteering, Physical activities and learning a new Skill. The DofE famously includes taking part in an expedition that helps develop confidence, resilience and team work. The Secretary has a key role in managing the business of the Committee. You will be working closely with the Chair of the Committee to plan quarterly Committee meetings. At these routine meetings, the Committee will discuss committee business and any requests for funding from the DofE Centres and volunteers working with DofE Moray. Under the constitution of the Committee, the coordinators of each centre supported by Moray Council are invited to each meeting. In addition, the DofE Committee hosts an AGM which provides a summary of Committee activity for Moray Council, DofE Moray Centres and the volunteers who support DofE in Moray. You will be responsible for preparing and distributing agendas and calling notices for each meeting. You will also be responsible for collating and distributing minutes for each meeting.

The Moray Duke of Edinburgh Awards Committee (MDEAC) is a local charity that supports the delivery of DofE for young people of all abilities and backgrounds. DofE is the world’s leading achievement awards programme. It enables young people to develop skills for learning, life and employment by engaging in a wide range of practical activities. These include Volunteering, Physical activities and learning a new Skill. The DofE famously includes taking part in an expedition that helps develop confidence, resilience and team work. The Treasurer has a key role in managing the charity’s fund. You will be working closely with the Chair of the Committee with responsibility for managing the charity’s bank account. Duties include maintaining accurate records of the account, receiving monies, paying into the bank and raising cheques to fund activities or training for volunteers. The Committee meet quarterly to discuss committee business and any requests for funding from the DofE Centers and volunteers working within Moray. You will also be responsible preparing the accounts for an annual audit by a chartered accountant and delivering a Treasurer’s statement for the AGM. The Chair and Moray Council’s DofE administration staff will help you prepare the statement.

DofE is the world’s leading achievement awards programme. The Award in Moray is open to young people of all abilities and backgrounds. It enables young people to develop skills for learning, life and employment by engaging in a wide range of practical activities. These include Volunteering, Physical activities and learning a new Skill. The DofE famously includes taking part in an expedition that helps develop confidence, resilience and team work. Volunteers are the life blood of the DofE Award within Moray. Without you we would not be able to deliver a DofE programme or support the large numbers of young people who want to progress through the Award scheme. Whatever your area of expertise, your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm are just what we need to inspire and motivate DofE participants to get the best from their Award. You will have a genuine enthusiasm for helping young people from all backgrounds to achieve their potential. You will be able to inspire, guide and support young people and help them develop a unique portfolio of experience. You will be able to work as part of a team with other adult volunteers and young people within the ethos of the DofE Award scheme. Depending on your experience you will be working with teams of between 7 and 21 young people, to help a Centre Coordinator manage their Centre. Training will be provided on the Award, the activities that young people can include in their individual DofE programmes and the electronic system used to record their progress.

The Moray Duke of Edinburgh Awards Committee (MDEAC) is a local charity that supports the delivery of DofE for young people of all abilities and backgrounds. DofE is the world’s leading achievement awards programme. It enables young people to develop skills for learning, life and employment by engaging in a wide range of practical activities. These include Volunteering, Physical activities and learning a new Skill. The DofE famously includes taking part in an expedition that helps develop confidence, resilience and team work. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the DofE Award within Moray. Without you we would not be able to deliver a DofE programme or support the large numbers of young people who want to progress through the Award scheme. Whatever your area of expertise, your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm are just what we need to inspire and motivate DofE participants to get the best from their Award. You will have a great interest in the outdoors. Ideally, you will hold a qualification in Hill Walking or Mountaineering, Mountain Biking or Paddlesports. If you do not have a qualification, but do have lots of experience in these activities we will be able to provide training to enable you to help groups of young people complete their expedition safely. You will play a key part in enabling young people to develop confidence, resilience, team work and problem solving and decision making skills.