Volunteering for Cheshire Police is an exciting and rewarding way to work alongside police officers and staff, helping and supporting them to achieve the Constabulary’s objectives of cutting crime and making Cheshire safe.
There are a number of ways to get involved and become part of the policing family. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about volunteering with us.
Cheshire Constabulary nurtures, supports and values its volunteers. We understand that working as a team provides significant benefits to both the organisation and the volunteer.
Benefits to you
Feel valued and part of a team.
Gain confidence and self esteem.
Get to know the local community.
Develop key skills.
Make a difference to the lives of others.
Enhance your CV.
Benefits to Cheshire Constabulary
Encourages civic responsibility.
The activities that you could be doing depend on the role, they may include:
Taking part in meetings where you can give feedback on our policies and approaches, and provide the community perspective.
Helping to signpost victims of crime to agencies that can support them.
Supporting crime prevention initiatives by collating data or sending out information.
Some areas where volunteers work
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Team
Rural Crime Team
We do not expect formal qualifications for most tasks. What we are interested in are common sense, dedication and great communication skills. To apply, you must be aged over 16 years.
The stages in the selection process are:
Receipt of application form.
Matched to a suitable role.
Interview (usually informal).
Vetting and security checks.
Medical assessment (if applicable – dependent on the role).
Finance checks (if applicable – dependent on the role).