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Volunteer Community Networker OPCC12766

Date added: 01-Jul-2019

Location: Winchester, HAM, GB

Company: Shared Services Partnership

Job Details:

Volunteer Community Networker OPCC12766
Work Location: St George's Chambers, Winchester

Hours: Commitment of 16 hours per month
Closing Date: 26 July 2019


Advert Text:

We currently have four new volunteer vacancies to enable us to ‘put information in the hands of the community’. The purpose of the role is to train individuals who can connect to volunteer groups and small charities working to make local communities safer, building a strong network across Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and Isle of Wight.


We aim to support these groups to both understand and inform us about local trends. We also wish to encourage work between the groups and community members where they can support one another.


Your role will enable members of the public to improve local resilience to activity such as anti-social behaviour through innovative problem solving. You will also enable them to identify solutions and make recommendations about services or campaigns that would help make their local areas safer.


This would be a suitable role for anyone who wants to utilise their existing skillset and experience for social benefit, or someone who wants to develop skills in this area. Ideally, you will be a good communicator who likes to present new ideas and wants to interact with a range of people, with a desire to help keep our communities safer.


It is required that successful applicants undergo vetting through the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office and are willing to undertake training on our systems.

Job Purpose:

To provide information reports to support voluntary organisations and small charities, building relationships and supporting problem solving approaches.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Commitment of 16 hours per month including training, to act as an information ambassador, providing sound and insightful information to volunteers and charities committed to promoting community safety in an allocated area.
  • To undertake training in our partnership information system, to write short reports and discuss findings with volunteer and charitable organisations.
  • To build relationships and make introductions where appropriate.
  • To feedback on community initiatives which would benefit from evaluation.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A natural communicator with a friendly, positive and outgoing disposition.
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • A proactive attitude and willingness to develop new skills.
Vetting Requirements:
  • Non Police Personnel Vetting Check.
Working Conditions:
  • Some travel to allocated area.
Contact details for an informal discussion:

Anja Kimberley, Head of Performance and Policy on 07881617301.



The Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Corporate Equalities Employment Policy:  In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies. In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. 

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