Monday, 10 August 2009

Neighbourhood Volunteers - could you???

There are currently opportunities for Neighbourhood Volunteers to work with the Neighbourhood Policing Teams in your area.

The South Wales Police Student Initiative Team aims to form stronger links between the police and student communities in Cardiff; reduce crime targeted at students, specifically burglaries, robberies and auto crime; ensure student safety whilst at home or in their place of study.

They are looking for volunteers for this academic year

Likely Volunteer Duties:-

Distribution of crime prevention material
Promote awareness of the need to secure property and prevent criminal activities
Promotion of PACT Meetings
Setting up and attending Student PACT meetings.
Target “Target Hotspot” areas to communicate the needs for the public to remain vigilant against criminal behaviour.
Promotion of contact details for local police, partner agencies.

They are looking for students with good communication skills, currently a student studying in Cardiff, an interest in Community policing issues

You will be required to attend monthly Pact meetings and some previous experience of community based activities is desirable.

If you think you are the right person for this opportunity then call 01656 306059 or contact Steph Samuel on or Cathays Police station on 029 2052 7439 to find out more information and for an application pack.

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