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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA is recruiting a Program Officer.

PROGRAM OFFICER (Full-Time Role) in Chicago, New York City, or Washington DC

Award USA is seeking a passionate, energetic, influential, and goal-oriented Program Officer to support and expand the Award network across the United States so that more young people can achieve the positive impact of the program. The Program Officer will grow the Award in the United States through the onboarding of new delivery partners, ongoing support, and quality assurance of Award Centers. The person in this position should be an enthusiastic advocate for young people and mission-driven. They should have a proven track record of training adults and facilitating continuous improvement in curriculum materials and resources. The ideal candidate will be a strong relationship builder with the ability to communicate effectively with partners in a youth-centered way. Having dynamic and engaging presentation skills, they will seek opportunities to raise awareness of the Award and improve access for all young people. The Program Officer will be an outdoor enthusiast with awareness on how to guide and support others in an outdoor expedition or exploration. They will be familiar with outdoor risk management and youth safeguarding strategies and able to educate others on outdoor preparation and training and instill a sense of adventure and self-discovery in a group setting.


To submit an application for any of the Award USA postings, click on the application link at the bottom of the page. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation to submit your employment application, please email Lisa Metzger-Mugg, VP of Program and Operations at

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