Your Passion Begins Here
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.
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.
- Deadline: May 13, 2022
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.
- Deadline: May 13, 2022
What the Team Thinks...
Participating in the Award allowed me to pursue my passions and develop into a well-rounded individual. Now, as an Award Specialist, I enjoy being able to give back to this organization by mentoring youth and helping them realize their infinite potential.Read More
It feels great knowing your work has such a profound impact on the lives of young people.
I work here to provide opportunities for every young person to experience their own positive transformations, paying forward my Silver and Gold Award experiences that still impact my life today.Read More
I love working for the Award because everyday is different from the last. I’m always learning something new and I’ve never felt like the best version of myself than I do here.Read More
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