Police Cadet Leaders

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Are you interested in joining our successful Volunteer Police Cadet programme?

Want to be part of our growing team of Volunteer Leaders and able to assist with running weekly evening sessions as well as supervising Cadets in community activities and opportunities to participate in outward bounds/adventure training and delivery of the Duke Of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Promote a practical understanding of policing amongst all young people?

Encourage the spirit of adventure and good citizenship?

Support local policing priorities through volunteering and give young people a chance to be heard?

Inspire young people to participate positively in their communities?

Then volunteering as a Police Cadet Leader could be for you. Ability to assist with admin support, Event coordination, Cadet communications, Induction /training, drill instruction, physical training camps and trips the list is endless

What skills do I need?

Previous experience of working with young people is not essential, just enthusiasm commitment and a desire to make a difference. Training and support will be given.

Volunteer leaders are asked to commit to an average 4 hours per week, with a minimum commitment of one year to the VPC.


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Ongoing training, peer support from other Cadet Units within the County and from the National Volunteer Police Cadet Programme
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Minimum age for Volunteer Police Cadet Leader is 18 years
  • Training provided
    One day training.
  • Volunteer induction
    Yes, one day training
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No Yes Yes
Afternoon No No Yes No No Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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Essex Police

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  • Young People


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