Work With Us

Your Passion Begins Here

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Canada values its team of committed, diverse and passionate people. Our staff are made up of a vibrant and motivated mix of individuals found across Canada and with the help of technology, collaboration, trust, and support, it feels as though we’re working side by side.

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Work Environment and Benefits

Health and wellbeing are of utmost importance and is part of our culture. We are committed to creating a beneficial working environment for all staff. As an equal opportunity employer, we recognize and celebrate that every individual is different and should feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work.

Our broad range of benefits, healthcare coverage, development opportunities and generous holiday allowance, ensure you receive rewards that go beyond your base salary.

From the way we value our people, to the work we do, the Award brings together multiple perspectives and world views to form our unique organizational culture.

Our Values

locked hands Collaborative

Working with colleagues, sharing, communicating and working together to solve issues

transformational Transformational

Ideas, solutions and work choices focus on the “whole system”, considering a wide range of factors and new solutions

proactive Proactive

Implemented work is planned, aligned with strategy, forward looking and clearly targeted

intercultural Inclusive

We value diversity and work hard to include the widest groups of people in our internal and external activities

book Learning

We recognize that we can to learn from others, we invest in our own learning and help others to learn and improve through feedback and support

Current Opportunities

Virtual Award Centre Leader

The role of the Award Leader is to guide and mentor participants, help them understand the Award, set SMART achievable goals, and offer encouragement! As an Award Leader, you will provide a support system that offers motivation and inspiration for Award participants. You will be working closely with the Support Centre and other Virtual Award Leaders engaging with young people who are completing their Award levels.

  • Remote
  • Deadline: May 13, 2022

Award Specialist

An Award Specialist is a person proficient in The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award requirements and culture. Our Award Specialist staff will provide excellent remote service to participants, Award Leaders, other volunteers, and members of the general public, making direct enquiries. They will answer queries about the Award, specific products and resources, and troubleshoot problems with core Award digital tools and platforms. The role includes acting as a Virtual Award Centre Leader, supporting participants through their Award when required, as well as acting as verifiers for Award Authorisation.

  • Remote
  • Deadline: May 13, 2022
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Volunteer With Us

Thank you for your interest in volunteering as an adult with the Award in Canada. Getting involved with the Award as an adult allows you to give back to your community and beyond as part of an internationally recognized youth development platform. With positive and dedicated adult volunteers, we ​can reach young people in all corners of our country to help them discover their passion, purpose and place in the world.

  • Expand the Award family by creating an Award Centre
  • Become a mentor by becoming an Award Leader
  • Invest in the Award
  • Advocate for the Award
  • Join the Award Holder Network

Become a Volunteer