You could play a vital role in helping Nottinghamshire Police to deliver and improve the service we provide.
You can make the most of your spare time, learn new skills and make a difference by becoming a highly valued Police Support Volunteer.
Police Support Volunteers complement the roles of police officers and police staff and add value to the wider police service. Volunteering will allow you to improve your skills, develop your experience and give an insight into how the police service operates.
What we offer you
By becoming a volunteer with Nottinghamshire Police you can make a difference to your local community and meet new people.
As a Police Support Volunteer, you would be deployed in a non-confrontational role and required to complete a minimum of eight hours per month over a period of 12 months.
Some of the roles we offer include:
Community Safety Volunteer
- Conducting surveys with local people
- Assisting at crime prevention awareness events
- Putting together packs of crime reduction information and Safer Neighbourhoods engagement material.
Neighbourhood Policing Team Volunteer
- Providing administrative support to Neighbourhood Policing Teams
- Assistance in organising community engagement activities.
Voluntary Administrative Support Role
- Completing administrative tasks
- Updating databases
- Preparation of internal and external communications, including letters and emails.
We will only consider applications from people aged 18 or over.
Nationality and residency
If you are from the United Kingdom, the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, there are no restrictions on you volunteering with Nottinghamshire Pollice. However, if you are from outside the European Economic Area you are prohibited from taking up paid or unpaid work, which includes volunteering, without a valid work permit. Your status is indicated in your passport or in a letter of status. If you are from outside the European Economic Area, you must bring either of these documents with you if invited to attend an interview.
Applicants must have been a resident in the United Kingdom for the last three years.
Applicants for volunteer positions will be required to sign a declaration regarding their fitness to undertake the role assigned to them.
Should your application be successful, you will be invited to an interview and required to provide two character references before commencing your voluntary role with Nottinghamshire Police.
How do I apply?
We advise you to read the frequently asked questions about volunteers before you decide whether to apply or not.