The overall goals of the VicPD Community Engagement Volunteer Program are to support the Victoria Police Department's crime prevention objectives, and to be a part of building strong community connections. By fostering a positive relationship between the community members and the Victoria Police Department (VicPD), our volunteers help to keep our communities safe.
Our diverse Community Engagement Volunteer Team includes individuals of various ages and backgrounds. Some are students, office workers and retirees who are looking for a stimulating volunteer opportunity that allows them to give back to their community. Others are considering a career in law enforcement and want to gain invaluable experience.
WHY VOLUNTEER WITH THE VICPD?
Joining our team has many benefits, including:
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED TO APPLY?
INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?
The first step in the application process is to complete your application online. Once the application has been submitted, we will contact you regarding the next steps.
In order to complete the online application, we recommend that you have the following items available:
Crime Watch Team
Working in the community our Crime Watch volunteers help to make our neighborhoods safer through programs such as Speed Watch, Cell Watch and auto crime prevention initiatives. Crime Watch focuses crime prevention and enhanced public safety though direct community education and awareness building.
Working alongside the Front Desk Officer at the department headquarters, Front Desk Volunteers are the first point of contact for all visitors at the Victoria Police Department. These versatile and customer service oriented volunteers provide assistance to the public, answering general inquiries and supporting the Front Desk Officer as required.
The Community Event Team consists of high energy volunteers who are interested in fostering positive interactions between citizens and the Victoria Police Department. These volunteers attend local community events and connect with residents while sharing crime prevention information.
In this newly created program for the department, our photography Volunteers will help us to make sure we capture the impact that our VicPD volunteers have in the community, finding those valuable moments on camera which we can share in our marketing, community and in the department. Hours are variable dependent on the events or activities scheduled. Photography skills are a must. You will provide your own camera.