We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.
Make A Difference - Volunteer
Become an Independent Custody Visitor
Independent custody visitors are members of the local community who visit police stations unannounced to check on the treatment of people held in custody. Full training and expenses given.
Independent custody visiting is the system of approved members of the community carrying out random unannounced visitis to police stations where people are detained to ensure that their human rights are being observed and monitor their treatment and the conditions in which they are detained.
Nature of opportunity.
Experience required: No experience as training provided. Need to be impartial, independent, non-judgemental, tactful and discreet.
Travel details: Predominatedly local but opportunities to visit elsewhere.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Information day.
Training details: Opportunity starts immediately after training.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer