Community Court Volunteer

Are you aged between 14-25?  Looking for a different volunteer role or perhaps considering a career in the police or legal profession?

Hampshire Constabulary and Safer North Hampshire are offering an exciting opportunity for persons aged 14 to 25 years old to get involved and help support the community they live in by volunteering with the Hart and Rushmoor Community Court.   
 
The project is aimed at diverting, supporting and educating first time offenders away from crime by a completely peer led court hearing.   
 
Both the respondent and victim are invited and advocates allocated to support them through the process.  The panel then hear from both sides to understand what has happened and the impact the crime has had on the victim before deliberating on appropriate interventions for the young person to complete.

The 'court' will take place on a Monday evenings at Rushmoor Borough Council Offices, Farnborough.

Suitable for Duke Of Edinburgh Award - ideally volunteers will however continue to volunteer after their 3 month period if undertaking the bronze award scheme.



Skills

Good communication skills.

Reliable.

Able to travel to Rushmoor Borough Council and free on a Monday evening.

Aged between 14 and 25.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Volunteers must be aged between 14 and 25.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Where applicable.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • 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 No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening Yes No No No No No No

Location

Rushmoor Borough Council,
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 7JU

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