As a volunteer you will perform a variety of duties which may require you to:

  • assist police with victim support and customer service
  • support witnesses attending court and during the court process
  • perform community liaison functions such as senior citizens meeting and community safety  committees
  • participate in community policing initiatives such as safety audits and engraving programs
  • assist during times of disaster or emergency
  • maintain local registers including citizens at risk and key holder registers
  • maintain a scrapbook of police related newspaper clippings
  • maintain the public noticeboard in the foyer
  • assist with school fetes and youth programs
  • promote crime prevention initiatives by distributing crime prevention materials at shopping centres, schools, car parks and home addresses
  • perform administrative tasks such as minute taking, shredding, filing, photocopying and packing
  • assist Protocol Officer at medal ceremonies

You will not be asked to perform core policing duties, such as carrying a gun, driving a marked police vehicle or wearing a police uniform.

All volunteers receive specialist training at the local police command and you can expect to be fully supported whilst completing a diverse range of duties at the Local Area Command.