Engagement Support Volunteer – Weston-Super-Mare

Weston Super Mare, Town Hall- BS23 1UJ
Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

31/12/2022, 23:55

Do you have good communication and computer skills?

Do you want to support your local neighbourhood police team in your spare time?

If so, you could apply to become an Engagement Support Volunteer for Avon and Somerset Constabulary. 

As part of our Citizens in Policing Programme the Engagement Support Volunteer will assist our neighbourhood policing teams to develop contact with community groups in the area and assist in the delivery of citizens programme events.

In this volunteering role you will be working with the neighbourhood team to:

  • Provide regular updates to the local community
  • Assist with the delivery of citizens programme events
  • Help develop further contact with different groups in the community
  • Assist with communication through social media

You will need a good knowledge of computer software applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and be an effective communicator.

We are hoping to find a volunteer who is able to commit to a minimum of one day a week over an extended period of time. This is due to the need for the volunteer to become familiar with the role.

As a volunteer you will make a real positive impact on your local community to:

  • Be your community
  • Be you
  • Be heard
  • Be the difference

If you would like to learn more about this Volunteering role before you apply please contact PCSO 8283 Nick Gough at: nicholas.gough@avonandsomerset.police.uk or mobile: 07889 656832

Interviews will take place on a mutually agreed date.


To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

Find out more about our benefits and culture

Click the video link below to see why our colleagues feel they can "Be the Difference"

Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes.

Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

If the role has evidence questions you may wish to save these remotely and paste your answers into the boxes at time of submission.