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South Yorkshire Police

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Policing the communities of Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham

Community Safety Volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 19 Sep 2018 and 05 Nov 2018. Closing date for applications is 05 Nov.

As a Community Safety Volunteer, you will support and assist Police Officers, Police Community Support Officers, Support Staff and fellow volunteers in the dissemination of crime prevention information and associated Community Safety initiatives. Main tasks include: - Attending force-wide community events to promote / provide members of the public with information on force crime prevention initiatives and campaigns - Promoting the Police Support Volunteer project when attending community events - Delivering information sessions to vulnerable groups on all aspects of safety (for example fraud and scams, bogus callers and rogue traders, personal safety) - Conducting low level crime reduction audits such as the Vulnerable Vehicle Scheme and Community Surveys - Providing support around the Vulnerable Vehicle Scheme - Distributing crime prevention information

What skills do I need?

You do not need any particular qualifications to apply for this role. We are seeking individuals with excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a professional attitude, as well as a desire to support South Yorkshire Police in serving the public. When completing your application form you will need to give us examples of how you can demonstrate the following: - Respect for Race and Diversity - Effective Communication - Teamworking - Personal responsibility

What will I gain?

Training to enable you to carry out your role Meet like-minded people Boost your confidence Improve your communication and interpersonal skills Improve your CV and job prospects

Training and support

Training and support provided by South Yorkshire Police. Please note that all successful candidates will be subject to the South Yorkshire Police vetting process. If appointed as a Community Safety Volunteer applicants will be required to attend mandatory induction training, which may take place during evening and weekends

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

Yes

Location

Roles in Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham
  • CausesCrime and justice
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
  • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Communication skills, Events and stewarding, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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