Employment Opportunities



YouthAdvance Employment Opportunities

About YouthAdvance

YouthAdvance Australia is an Open Award Centre for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for participants in NSW, ACT, SA, VIC, WA, TAS and also provides a range of services in support of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, including administrative support for award leaders and a range of Duke of Ed Adventurous Journeys.

YouthAdvance Australia offers a range of Duke of Ed Adventurous Journeys around Australia, from programs on the urban fringes to some of the most remote locations around Australia. We currently offer Bronze, Silver and Gold level programs with activities such as hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing and canyoning. We offer custom programs for schools and Open programs for individuals throughout the year.

Please visit our website at www.youthadvance.com.au for further details of what we offer.  We are also on Instagram and Facebook.

YouthAdvance Australia is currently seeking individual(s) to fulfill the following positions;

Guides – Contracts available for 2022

YouthAdvance will be offering the following contracts in 2022.

  1. Fulltime – (1 staff), 38 hours per week
  2. Contact 1 – Duration 10 Months (1 staff), 38 hours per week



Assistant Award Leader – Contracts available for 2022

YouthAdvance will be offering the following employment opportunities in 2022.

  1. Part-time – (1 staff), 16 hours per week

YouthAdvance Recognises the values of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in creating #workready candidates, all applicants who have completed the Award will be given a 1st round interview.




Current Opportunities – For Our Casual Guides

Note that all our guides require a current NSW WWCC Certificate, remote area or wilderness first aid qualifications and if you have a LR bus license please advise us.If you are new to YouthAdvance, please email [email protected] with your resume and request an access password to the staff portal so that you can view all of our programs and book into the available ones.

For any other details or questions, please contact [email protected].


Staff Training Opportunities

Its important to YouthAdvance that all our staff undertake appropriate and current training to maintain our safety margins and ensure compliance to various requirements, hence all YouthAdvance staff have the opportunity to participate in the regular training course and programs to upskill and increase their knowledge and skills via our training partners public courses

To view courses available to all YouthAdvance Staff please click on the following link