Volunteer with Lancashire Police

March 20, 2017


Did you know?

Being a volunteer means contributing some of your time to help Lancashire Constabulary improve its quality of service to local communities. The amount of time you decide to volunteer will be up to you and will be agreed during the application process.

Volunteers are involved in various aspects of the service from helping Neighbourhood Policing Teams to develop close relationships with their communities, to monitoring media coverage, to contacting the public to update them on the progress of police investigations or gathering further information.

Current Vacancies

EAST – Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Ribble Valley And Rossendale

Cadet Leaders

We are looking for cadet leaders to support the Lancashire Volunteer Police Cadets scheme.


Burnley College, Blackburn College, Accrington & Rossendale College, Nelson & Colne College

Hours –      4 – 6 hours per week

Community Road Watch

Are you interested in Road Safety and over the age of 18 years?

Can you work as part of a team with an eye for detail?

Are you flexible?

If so –

Lancashire Constabulary are looking for volunteers to join their Community Road Watch Scheme.


Burnley and the surrounding area



Rural Mounted Volunteer

Do you own a quiet, sensible and obedient horse?

Do you hold, or would be willing to train for and pass, the BHS Riding and Road Safety Certificate?

If so, we are looking to establish a Rural Mounted Volunteer role in the Ribble Valley, and the role will provide a visible presence in rural areas on horseback.


South – Preston, Chorley, West Lancashire, South Ribble

Cadet Leaders

We are looking for cadet leaders to support the Lancashire Volunteer Police Cadets scheme.


West Lancashire College


4 – 6 hours per week


Cadet Administration Volunteer

Can you assist our Cadet Leaders with providing administrative support to the Volunteer Police Cadet unit?

The Cadet Unit meet on a Tuesday evening at West Lancs College.

We are looking for a volunteer to provide Administration support for between 5 – 7 hours per week.

You may be involved in:

  1. Maintaining the cadet management database,
  2. Assisting at the evening meetings,
  3. Accompanying the cadets on community and fundraising events.

As a volunteer your tasks would be:-

CCTV Monitoring – Blackpool Council


4 – 6 hours per week

We are looking for cadet leaders to support the Lancashire Volunteer Police Cadets scheme.

WEST – Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre, Lancaster & Morecombe

Minimum Age Requirement – 16

Location – Attend meetings at Hutton and within South Division policing area (Chorley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Preston)

Lancashire Constabulary South Division Independent Advisory Group

Hours –     5 – 7 hours per week

  1. View CCTV camera screens.
  2. Operate the cameras, identify and observe potential offences and offenders.
  3. Communicate effectively with the relevant partner agency.
  4. Disseminate information via ‘ Trunk Radio’ ( Council system ).

Volunteers should have:-

  1. Knowledge / experience of computers.
  2. Ability to gather information and to ensure that it is recorded accurately.
  3. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Good organisation skills.
  5. The ability to work as part of a team. Want to know more?   Email: Dave.Barnes2@lancashire.pnn.police.uk A volunteer is required to provide support to the Neighbourhood Policing Team ( NHPT ) covering Lytham St. Annes and Kirkham. The role will include practical and administrative support to the team, a full driving license and access to a vehicle is essential.

Tasks are:-

  1. The Volunteer will operate out of Kirkham police Station.
  2. Neighbourhood Policing Team Volunteer Support
  3. Certificated Training will be provided by the Council, to successful applicants.
  4. Attend selected monthly Community Surgery’s and events in support of the NHPT. Gather community information, intelligence and issues which are passed to the team.
  5. Assist in staffing the CCTV vehicle at selected Community events or on appropriate policing operations.
  6. Prepare monthly crime stats for the NHP Sergeants.
  7. Hours: 6 hours per week Countywide
  8. Have you got the skills to provide pastoral and spiritual support to others?
  9. Hours –     6 Hours per month, flexible
  10. Location – Force wide
  11. Community Chaplains
  12. Minimum age requirement:18
  13. Location:
  14. Kirkham Police Station


To apply for any of the roles above, please email CFVolunteering@uclan.ac.uk and/or CIP@lancashire.pnn.police.uk