The Police & Crime Commissioner and 'Volun-Tees' (Teesside University) are once again hosting the Cleveland Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair in 2015.
When is the Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair?
The 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair will take place on Monday 2 November 2015 between 10.00am and 3.00pm in The Curve Building at Teesside University. The aim of the event is to encourage local people from across Cleveland to consider volunteering within the criminal justice sector. The event will allow for those interested in volunteering within this sector a chance to speak directly to organisations to see how they can get involved or ask any burning questions.
What will Happen on the Day?
There will be around 20 different criminal justice organisations available to talk to potential volunteers one-to-one in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Where will the 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair take place?
The event will take place in the foyer of the Curve Building at Teesside University. Click here for location maps and travel directions.
Please note that this event is open to the general public as well as students.
Why would YOU want to volunteer in the Criminal Justice Sector?
Hundreds of people from across Cleveland already volunteer in the criminal justice system for lots of different reasons. Many are looking to develop a career in the criminal justice system, and volunteering is a great way to develop your skills, get some experience and build you CV. A lot of ex-volunteers are now in paid work with many of the partner agencies exhibiting at the event. Many others are volunteering to give something back to their local community.
Which organisations will be there?
Around 20 different volunteering bodies representing a number of different volunteering opportunities are exhibiting at the Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair.
You can visit some of these organisations' websites via the links below to find out more and discover what sort of opportunity might suit you:
NACRO - Switch
Thirteen Care and Support
Harbour Support Services
Changing Futures North East
A Way Out
Hope North East
Sanctuary Supported Living
Citizens Advice Witness Service
Middlesbrough and Stockton MIND
Safe in Tees Valley
.........and many more!
Keep checking this web page for additional organisations who will be attending as and when they register!
What Sort of Opportunities will be Available?
Voluntary roles within the service are varied, ranging from administrative functions within busy office environments and offering practical support and guidance to victims of crime. Volunteering in the criminal justice service involves individuals from every part of the community, who bring their skills and experience to assist in delivering essential services to victims of crime and their families.
Volunteering Case Studies
Case Studies coming soon.
Find Out More about the 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Rachelle Kipling at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland on 01642 301208.
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