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Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of the oldest rural police forces in Britain. The area we cover is around 1,000 square miles and is home to the Cotswolds, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Severn ...

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Aston Project Volunteer

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Summary

Are you passionate about young people & see them as our future?
Could you provide a positive role model to them and help them through the ups & downs of life?

Detailed description

Are you passionate about young people and see them as our future?

Could you provide a positive role model to them and help them through the ups and downs of life?

Become part of a team in a local area with our Aston team.

We are looking for volunteers to work closely with the Aston staff and support group activities in the local areas and wider. Our young people take part in community work and earn credits to collect and spend on activities.

You will work closely with the Aston staff and support their activities.

The role is flexible and built around what you are able to give. In line with the young person’s education this role will include evening, weekend and school summer holiday work.

If you wish to find out more information about The Aston Project, please visit the Aston Project website

Role Responsibilities

You will assist the lead Aston team member on providing activities for the team members.

You will be engaging with young people, learning about their lives and providing a listening ear for them. You will act as an additional member of staff to support both practically and helping the Aston young people to develop themselves when they engage in group activities.

Safeguarding underpins everything we do and this should be at the forefront of everything.

Training

Safeguarding training will be given and additional training will be offered in line with the role, including familiarisation with the Constabulary and the use of appropriate systems.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this volunteer role, please complete the application form on the Gloucestershire Constabulary Website

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs
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About Gloucestershire Constabulary

Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of the oldest rural police forces in Britain. The area we cover is around 1,000 square miles and is home to the Cotswolds, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Severn Vale, but also includes the urban centres of Cheltenham and Gloucester.

We serve a population of around 600,000 people in a county which incorporates the royal households of Highgrove and Gatcombe Park, airports at Staverton and Kemble, two universities, part of the M5 motorway and a number of large employers including GCHQ. It also hosts several major events.

Day-to-day policing of the county is delivered through six areas: Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Stroud, Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean.

Neighbourhood policing is very much at the heart of the Constabulary and within the six areas, we have teams covering 55 communities.

At the most local level, our neighbourhood policing teams have built strong relationships with the communities within which they work. Made up of Police Officers, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), Special Constables, Police Support Volunteers, Volunteer Police Cadets and Police Staff, they tackle crime and disorder and other issues which matter most to the public.

Community policing is only part of what we do. The Constabulary showcase the work we do at our annual Open Day. Highlights include our dogs and mounted sections, roads policing team, forensics unit, specialist firearms officers, demonstrations and an opportunity to speak with Constabulary staff about paid and volunteer recruitment opportunities.

Gloucestershire Constabulary also works with other organisations (partners) such as local councils, support groups and charities, sharing expertise and making the best use of resources to help beat crime, make the county a safer place within which to live, visit and work and keep the people of Gloucestershire safe from harm.