Are you interested in making London a safer place? Do you want to do more for your community?
We are looking for people from local communities to work with our officers and staff across London.
You will be part of an excellent team, working on local community or wider London initiatives. Your local knowledge and experience is vital to help prevent crime and improve safety.
There are a wide range of activities you can take part in, at a time and location chosen by you, this can be daily, weekly, monthly or a few times a year. There is no minimum number of hours required and is flexible around your own personal circumstances.
This is a rewarding role where you can make a difference to our great city, whilst learning new skills and meeting new people.
To be eligible to apply:
You must not be a serving police officer or existing member of police staff
You must be over 18 (if under 18 please consider Cadets)
Community Based Volunteers (CBVs)
Being a CBV will give you a unique insight into the Metropolitan Police, there are daily opportunities across London, you will be part of a team and have the opportunity to assist with activities such as weapon sweeps, crime prevention events, night time economy patrols, bike marking, reassurance patrols, Community Road Watch initiatives, specialist teams and police training.
We will provide a wide range of training opportunities including crime prevention training, personal safety and London life savers.
Reasonable expenses are paid for travel in London, to and from deployments.
Surge Volunteers (SV)
If you have not got the time to be a CBV have you considered being a SV? As a surge volunteer, you will be an important part of London’s response to Major Incidents or times of unprecedented demand, such as pandemics or flooding.
As a SV you will remain on a reserve list, and we will contact you annually to ensure you wish to remain as a SV.
We aim to process all applications as quickly as possible.