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DofE Leaders

New volunteer?


Looking at helping out your local DofE Centre? Wishing to volunteer in a rewarding cause that can get you into the big outdoors?

Then please contact your local Field Officer (righthand column)

They will be able to talk you through how you would like to contribute, how to get started and the training modules available to you.

Hampshire DofE Forum

There are a number of Local DofE Committees (LDCs) across the County where meetings are held in order to pass on information from Hampshire and DofE nationally. They welcome all and work as an open forum to share and discuss good practice in DofE Centres. It is the LDCs that organise the annual district presentations for Bronze and Silver award holders to receive their Certificates.

Hampshire Forum Dates  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 80kB - AGMs, meetings, presentations

Presentation Deadlines  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 110kB - last date a completed award can be submitted to the HCC DofE office in order to be considered for the presentation that year

DofE Leader resources

For existing DofE Leaders/Coordinators we have made the majority of Hampshire County Council and National DofE forms available on this site. Please click for links to the relevant pages.

National DofE products

DofE Shop

The County DofE office holds the stock of the majority of these items and we can sell in smaller units and if sent via the courier, we will not charge postage and packing.

Please email with your orders.

Alternatively you can setup an account with Award Scheme Ltd. (ASL) if you purchase on a regular basis.

Expedition Assessor Networks

For DofE Assessors (who now must hold a National Assessor ID card) there are a number of Assessor Networks whereby you can offer your services to certain Expedition areas.

The following Networks operate in the Hampshire area:

New Forest Expedition Assessor Network (NFEAN) - To contact via email:

South Downs Expedition Assessor Network


Useful Links

National DofE Website

Hampshire DofE Forum

Heading the Local DofE Committees that run in the Hampshire districts in order to create a community for DofE volunteers

Hampshire DofE Youth Forum

A Committee formed of DofE Participants to ensure a strong link between HCC and their Participants!

DofE Advisors

Lisa Niezgoda - 07718 974625

East Hants & Havant
Chris Golby - 07718 974692

Hart & Rushmoor and Andover
Isaac Walker - 07718 974688

Eastleigh & Winchester
Teresa Monks - 07718 974689

Fareham & Gosport
Contact: Carrie Shearing: 01962 876224

New Forest & Test Valley
Tracey Churcher - 07718 974687

Expedition Kit hire

Winchester Store Info & Contact details Microsoft Word 760kB

Basingstoke Store info & Contact details Microsoft Word 886kB

The kit is hirable by Hampshire DofE Leaders
for their groups and use.