Volunteering

Our volunteers operate a vital service that allows our officers to concentrate on their front-line duties. Find out more about what volunteering with us entails and how you can join.

About our volunteer scheme About our volunteer scheme ›

Read more about our community volunteer scheme and find out how you can get involved.

How to apply to be a volunteer How to apply to be a volunteer ›

Find out more about the application process and what to expect once you've submitted your details.

Volunteering opportunities

More about the type of role you'll be asked to do as a BTP volunteer and information on some of our most recent campaigns.

Opportunities available Opportunities available ›

Find out more about the sorts of activities you could get involved in if you volunteer with us.

Our campaigns Our campaigns ›

Volunteers may be asked to help our officers interact with the public during our campaigns.

Volunteer stories

What's it like to volunteer for BTP? Find out what our current volunteers say below.

Volunteer stories: Virginia Volunteer stories: Virginia ›

Virginia has been volunteering for nearly a year, initially acting as an admin assistant before starting work with our CCTV department.

Volunteer stories: Peter Volunteer stories: Peter ›

Peter has worked with the police and the railways throughout his career and upon retirement wanted to do something rewarding and beneficial to the community.

 

Volunteer stories: Steve Volunteer stories: Steve ›

Steve volunteers as part of his university work placement. He works as a student researcher within the Strategic Mental Health Team.

London 2012: the volunteers' story London 2012: the volunteers' story ›

The enthusiasm of volunteers was one of the hallmarks of London 2012: BTP's volunteers were no exception.