About the Scheme

What is the Energy Envoys scheme?

The Energy Envoys volunteering opportunity is provided by the National Energy Foundation for young people looking to complete the Volunteering section of their Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

What does it involve?

  • Take our Energy Quiz to find out how much you know about energy
  • Complete our short interactive energy tutorial and learn about the big energy challenges of our time and how to tackle real-world energy problems
  • Pick an energy project and follow our step-by-step guides to help people in your local area to use energy more wisely, save money and help to save the planet. Current projects include running an energy audit, energy awareness campaign, energy saving competition or energy advice service.
  • Record your progress, collect photos, videos and other materials and share your achievements with us

How do we support you?

  • Step-by-step project guides
  • Template documents and resources
  • Advice, hints and tips
  • One-to-one guidance via the Energy Envoys email address

What's in it for you?

  • The National Energy Foundation is a Duke of Edinburgh's Award Approved Activity Provider, meaning volunteering as an Energy Envoy can count towards your Bronze, Silver or Gold Award
  • Boost your CV by volunteering for a leading sustainable energy charity
  • Gain leadership experience by setting up an energy project
  • Develop your communication and analytical skills through advising others on improving energy use
  • Learn about the energy sector and energy and building technologies
  • Support a good cause and help to save the planet

Ready to become an Energy Envoy? Get started now!

Got a question? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.