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JLGB Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Coordinator

  • Job Location

    Based: JLGB Head Office, South Woodford. This opportunity will include field work across the UK.

  • Start date

    December onwards

  • Duration

    Full time

  • Job Benefits

    £12,500 per annum


Funded by the Pears Foundation

Salary: £12,500 per annum

Full-Time Position

Based: JLGB Head Office, South Woodford. This opportunity will include field work across the UK.

At JLGB we focus on the individual and aim to recognize and enhance every young person’s potential, building their character to develop their leadership, communication, organisation, initiative, resilience, confidence and creativity. JLGB removes barriers so that all Jewish young people can participate in programmes and national volunteering awards recognized by universities and future employers, such as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) and National Citizen Service.

Since the Award was started in 1956, JLGB has been providing faith sensitive DofE to the Jewish community. We have an exceptional track record of providing training and assessments that meet the religious and cultural needs of over 800 young people each year.

JLGB is seeking to employ a Coordinator to support the DofE team with the running of JLGB’s DofE provision. This will include inspiring young people in schools to take part in the award, and training them in preparation for their expeditions. You will also deliver expeditions, leading groups of young people between 14 and 18 years old over two or three day periods.

JLGB is seeking to employ workers to support both the DofE team with the running and delivery of the world’s leading achievement award for young people, this will include:

  • Increasing young people’s participation and completion of DofE
  • Helping to deliver training sessions in schools and to youth groups
  • Delivering overnight expeditions
  • Equipment care and maintenance

The chosen candidate will be hard-working, enthusiastic and reliable. Full training will be given and no DofE experience is necessary, although it is preferable.

Gain valuable experience and transferrable skills both in an office, in schools and outdoors:

  • This is an ideal role for those that want to develop their youth work skills
  • You will have the opportunity to get involved in all of JLGB’s diverse youth programmes
  • Enhance your leadership skills
  • If you are under 25 you will have the opportunity to complete your own Gold level DofE and vinspired Award.

The chosen candidate will need to be sensitive to the needs of faith communities, when working with JLGB’s young stakeholders and their families, and be respectful of their observance, dietary and practise needs.

Please note this role will require additional evening and Sunday work along with overnight camping throughout the expedition season.

Applications must be sent by 12:00 am on the 22nd of December



  1. Full UK driving licence
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Microsoft Office Proficient 
  4. First Aid training preferable
  5. Full DBS check preferable
  6. Must be able to take initiative


About us

The JLGB strives to help develop a society that values Jewish young people and their contributions to their local and wider communities. We aim to make every effort to train, develop and support the Jewish youth through their transition from

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