Could you be a police cadet leader?

We are looking for volunteers to assist in running Cadet weekly sessions and supporting Cadets at events and community activities across the Thames Valley. These are great opportunities to become more active in your community and help make a difference in the lives of young people locally. Good interpersonal skills are required and a desire to help mentor and support young people. Volunteers need to be over 18 years old.

The Cadet Scheme engages young people in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and inspires them to participate positively in their communities. Cadets come from diverse communities and will include those vulnerable to crime or social exclusion.

Main Tasks:

  • Assist in the management of weekly Cadet meetings
  • Delivery of pre planned lessons if required
  • Assist in the collection of subscriptions
  • Administration of Cadet off site visits
  • Support Cadet’s involvement in community initiatives
  • Record Keeping
  • Management of recognition and awards
  • Assist in the management of recruitment including interviewing applicants and exit interviews
  • Enforcement of Cadet discipline code

Skills/Training Required:

  • Able to commit at least a minimum of one evening a week with additional hours when required
  • Willing to take training as required
  • Knowledge of Police Services
  • Communication Skills
  • Experience of dealing with conduct issues
  • Ability to relate with young people

You can find out more about this and other volunteering opportunities by visiting


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