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Volunteer to support The Duke of Ed and Bridge Awards and you can:

  • interact with participants and other volunteers in the community
  • develop new friendships and partnerships
  • apply your skills and learn new ones
  • enjoy the satisfaction of helping young people to achieve their Award.

Volunteering opportunities

We need and value volunteers in all sorts of roles. Find out what each role involves below or find out how to apply.

State Award Committee

  • Provide strategic guidance for the delivery of The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs in Queensland.
  • Promote The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs through industry and community networks.

Area Award Committees

  • Support The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs at a local level.
  • Provide advice and administrative support to Award Units in their regions—with the support of the State Award Operating Authority.

Award Leaders

  • Maintain standards and manage the Award program on behalf of the Award Unit.


  • Assess a participant's progress and judge whether they have demonstrated the necessary effort and self-improvement for their Award.

Adventurous Journey Supervisors

  • Facilitate and assess Adventurous Journeys.

Adventurous Journey Attendants

  • Support participants on Adventurous Journeys.

Become a volunteer


All volunteers must:

You may also have to meet additional requirements depending on the role. Contact your Award Unit or the Queensland State Award Operating Authority for more information.

How to apply

State Award Operating Authority

The Queensland State Award Operating Authority oversees The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs in Queensland.

Phone: 1800 177 338 (freecall)


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Last updated:
11 May 2017
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