- We believe you have a vital role to play in helping us to create a safer Staffordshire.
- We want you to be involved in shaping how we approach our work and how we deliver our services.
- We will listen to, embrace and value your voice and your contribution.
- There are a number of ways we would like you to help us.
People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons…
For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. What unites them all is that they find it both challenging and rewarding.
Latest Volunteer Roles
There are lots of different ways in which you can volunteer!
Panels are made up of local residents, local councillors, the local policing commander and magistrates. The panels influence local policing and community safety, scrutinise the work done by police in the area, give feedback to their community and examine the impact of community resolutions and restorative justice where they live.
The ETAP is made up of members of the public, who examine policing in Staffordshire at every level including examining the response of police to incidents and analysing the way they handle complaints about policing. Qualified accountants with 5 years’ management experience are needed on ETAP to help with scrutinising public finances
Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs) check on the wellbeing of people being held in custody by the police.
The Staffordshire Youth Commission was established as a pilot project in 2016 to provide 14-25 year-olds with the opportunity to help shape the future of policing.
The Cadet scheme was initiated by the Staffordshire Commissioner to strengthen links between the police and young people and promote good citizenship.
Open to youngsters between 13 and 17 years old, they’re not training to be police officers, but they are learning the skills they need for their future.
Fancy helping as a volunteer for Space 2017? Space provides funs activities for 11 – 17 year-olds during the school summer holiday. The programme is co-ordinated by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and is delivered by a wider collaboration of public and voluntary organisations.