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Students, you can Shape Your Future through volunteering.

Shape your future logo with link to facebook page

Volunteering is a fabulous way to get involved in your community and meet new people.

Volunteering can also help you work out what’s the right career for you, and it’s a great achievement to include in your resume.

For more information and to promote volunteering at your school, please download the Shape Your Future poster and flier.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is available to all 14–24 year olds, regardless of their background

The Award is comprised of three levels each progressively more challenging

Bronze - For those over 14 years old

Silver - For those over 15 years old

Gold - For those over 16 years old

Participants are required to complete four sections at each level: Voluntary Service, Skill, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey. Gold level, participants also complete a Gold Residential Project

For more information about this program please visit: Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

Record volunteer hours on up2now

High school students can record their volunteering hours on the NSW Education Standards Authority  up2now website.

Schools must register with up2now to enable students to log in and record their achievements. Please check with your careers adviser if your school is registered.

For more information about up2now, please email

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Last updated: 28 Jun 2021