Become a Duke of Edinburgh's Award volunteer

Arrange a meeting with your DofE Advisor

Basingstoke, East Hants, Andover, Hart & Rushmoor

Lisa Niezgoda
07718 974625
lisa.niezgoda@hants.gov.uk

Eastleigh, Winchester, Romsey and Independents

Joanne Parker
joanne.parker2@hants.gov.uk

Fareham, Gosport and Havant

Mark Dobbyn
mark.dobbyn@hants.gov.uk

New Forest

Fiona Smith
07718 974692
fiona.m.smith@hants.gov.uk

Meet with your DofE Advisor

When you meet with your DofE Advisor, you should bring:

  • ID for verification
  • a UK passport to prove residency
  • a completed Volunteer Registration form
  • a completed Health Declaration form
  • your Hampshire County Council Enhanced CRB/DBS Disclosure (dated within the last 3 years)

I do not have a UK passport

If you do not hold a valid UK passport for any reason, contact the Hampshire DofE office to discuss.

I do not have a valid CRB/DBS Disclosure

If you do not have a Hampshire County Council Enhanced CRB/DBS Disclosure dated within the last 3 years:

Send evidence and course applications
  • DofE online induction letter and evidence
  • your application to the Introduction to the DofE course
  • your application to the Hampshire County Council Safeguarding Training course
Receive your confirmation welcome pack

Once your DBS checks are complete, your forms are processed by the Hampshire County Council DofE office. DBS and medical clearance takes approximately 3 weeks, dependent on references.

After your checks and forms are processed, you will receive your confirmation welcome pack.

Attend training courses
  • Introduction to the DofE course
  • Hampshire County Council Safeguarding Training course (if required)
Congratulations!

You are now a Hampshire County Council Duke of Edinburgh's Award Leader.