Aged 18 or over and want to help lead young people through new challenges?
If you like the idea of inspiring and supporting young people to achieve things they never thought possible and looking for something exciting and rewarding to do in your spare time, then we'd like to hear from you.
With nearly 500 cadets (aged 13 to 18) in ten units across Kent, the Kent volunteer police cadet programme is one of the county’s largest voluntary youth organisations.
We have a small team of enthusiastic and committed adult volunteers - but we are always on the lookout for more.
You do not need to have policing experience as we provide all the necessary training and we only ask that you are are willing and able to give an evening a week to the programme.
you meet different kinds of people and learn from them
you can boost your confidence by having the chance to try something new, achieving new things and feeling a sense of achievement
you can make a positive impact on others, from inspiring young people through to enhancing your local community
you experience challenges and push yourself to achieve more. You could undertake The Duke of Edinburgh's Award or many other accredited qualifications for example
volunteering experience can be seen as an asset by employers, demonstrating teamwork, motivation and positivity. Gaining leadership skills, problem solving experience and social skills will all help your CV stand out
you can strengthen your social network, helping you to feel part of a larger community.