Volunteer with us

There are a variety of roles available to volunteer with us. To apply for any of the below roles please call 020 7521 6860.

Volunteer with us

Station Administrator – Bromley & Blackheath Stations

Two volunteer station administrators needed to assist officers at this very busy stations. No two days will, be the same as you will assist in a wide range of tasks such as Stationary orders, Vehicle mileage management, ensuring health and safety checks are conducted, archiving and keeping audit of assets & PPE equipment and general admin duties. You should have good administrative and communication skills and be well organised with a mature attitude. You should also be able to volunteer for around four hours a day, once a week.

IAG (Independent Advisory Group) Administrator – Cardiff

Administrators work closely with IAGs to provide administrative support and to ensure that members are kept informed of divisional updates. This role will mainly be based at home with occasional meetings at local BTP venues. Tasks involve general admin, producing updated documents for members, liaising with members regarding community events that we would like them to attend and taking meeting minutes. Applicants need to be well organised with a mature attitude and possess the social skills to interact with all age groups. The average volunteering hours would be around four hours per week.

Volunteer Police Cadet Leaders (London)

Our Volunteer Police Cadets are a voluntary uniformed youth group for those aged 13-18 who are interested in making a difference to their communities. There are currently two groups - one in Birmingham and one in London (Islington) and volunteers from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are looking for people who are interested in becoming cadet leaders to work with our unit in London. You will preferably have a background in youth working either paid or voluntary and have good organisational skills. On average you will attend two evening training sessions and one deployment a month along with one camp every quarter. This is a great opportunity to work with our cadets, and help mould and shape them into the adults they can become.

Garden Volunteer – Norwood Junction (London)

Our community garden at Norwood Junction Railway Station has been running now for over four years. Initially set up by the Neighbourhood Policing Team as just a nice space the garden now plays an important part in the community of Norwood and the surrounding areas. Every month local schools are invited to the garden for talks about the railway and how to be safe in the railway environment. We are looking for two volunteers with an interest in gardening and working with school children. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given. You would also have control of the financial budget for the garden.

Community Volunteer (London and Home Counties)

You will help our officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to organise and promote crime reduction initiatives.  Some of the issues you could get involved in include bike theft, property theft, cable theft and level crossing misuse. You will engage with the public to raise awareness of how they can protect themselves from becoming a victim of crime, freeing up our officers’ time to work on frontline duties.


British Transport Police History Group Administrator – Ebbsfleet International

The BTP History Group have a range of fascinating items that have been donated over the years, and we’re looking to recruit a volunteer with a passion for history to support an archiving project at Ebbsfleet International. We’re looking for a volunteer with strong organisation skills, patience and administrative skills to help to preserve the history of one of the oldest police services in the country. The items will need sorting, filing and organising and the information will need to be stored on a database, the hours are flexible.


Female Police Association Assistant – London

The FPA work to raise awareness and understanding of issues affecting women within BTP and the team are looking to recruit a volunteer to help increase the profile of the association, assist with the organisation of events and provide support to achieve their initiatives. Applicants should be familiar with using social media, able to tailor communications to internal and external stakeholders, update webpages, research suitable events and articles to promote to partners and of course, support and uphold the aims and ideas of the Female Police Association. We’re looking for a creative volunteer to join the team, the hours are flexible but there will be occasional meetings at Force Headquarters.


Cycle Crime Coordinators in Bristol, Cheltenham, Reading and Oxford

You will help our officers to organise and promote crime reduction initiatives in cycle crime, visiting areas where cycle crime is a problem and putting cycle marking schemes in place, linking in with the local cycling communities, stakeholders, businesses as well as cycle resellers to raise awareness of bike registering and tactics to prevent crime. You will engage with the public to raise awareness of how they can protect themselves from becoming a victim of crime, freeing up our officers’ time to work on frontline duties. You’ll help to gather intelligence relating as well as offer recommendations on how best to develop opportunities and initiatives to reduce cycle crime. We’re looking to recruit volunteers with the drive to encourage the use of greener forms of transport, strong communication and organisation skills and a creative approach to problem solving. The hours are flexible but there will be the need to attend community and BTP meetings to update on activity.


To apply for any of the above roles, please call 0207 521 6860 to request an application form. Click here to find out what to expect when you join the BTP volunteering community.