Become a Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) Volunteer

Contact your DofE Advisor to arrange a time to meet

Basingstoke

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

East Hants, Havant, Fareham and Gosport

Stuart Cousens
stuart.cousens@hants.gov.uk
07714 768182

Hart and Rushmoor and Andover (North Test Valley)

Isaac Walker
isaac.walker@hants.gov.uk
07718 974688

Eastleigh and Winchester

Teresa Monks
teresa.monks@hants.gov.uk
07718 974689

New Forest and Stockbridge and Romsey (South Test Valley)

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

Volunteer and DofE Advisor meet

Volunteer to bring ID for verification and UK Passport to prove residency.

If you don’t have a UK passport please get in touch with the Hampshire DofE Office.

CRB/DBS checks are carried out

If you have a Hampshire County Council Enhanced CRB/DBS disclosure dated within the last 3 years

Complete the following and meet with your local DofE Advisor:

  • Volunteer Registration Form.

  • Health Declaration Form.

  • DofE Advisor will need to see your original DBS Disclosure.

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

  • Contact the DofE Office to initiate online DBS check.

  • Meet with local DofE Advisor to get ID verified.

  • Complete the Registration, Health Declaration and online DBS form.

Volunteer to complete and send in evidence and course applications
  • DofE e-induction letter/evidence.

  • Application for 'Intro to DofE course'.

  • Hampshire County Council Safeguarding Children evidence/course application.

Completed DBS checks

Once DBS checks are complete, forms are processed by the Hampshire County Council DofE office.

  • DBS and medical clearance usually takes approx. 3 weeks, dependent on references being received.

  • Volunteer will receive confirmation welcome pack.

Volunteer to attend courses
  • 'Intro to DofE Course'.

  • Safeguarding course, if required.

Congratulations! You are now a Hampshire County Council DofE Leader!