If you are looking to gain experience working alongside young people then the chance to get involved with Cadets could be for you.

Our opportunities include Lancashire Police Cadet Leaders and Fire & Rescue Service Cadet Support, the locations of the opportunity depends on which unit has vacancies at the time.

Lancashire Police Cadets are aged 13-17 and meet weekly, term time only for a range of activities, talks and challenges. To find out more about what the Cadets have been up to take a look at their Facebook page here. Recent events include Duke of Edinburgh walks, fundraising in local areas, visiting the new police station in Blackpool and a variety of talks from different police officers and the infamous the Cha Cha Slide Plank challenge!

The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Cadets are young people aged 13-15 years who are involved in fire service activities and local community action either at their local fire station or a school. This exciting role will keep you on your toes as you will be involved in seeing the dangers of fire through training exercises and you will be helping to spread the word about fire safety.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Being a positive role model to young people in your local area
  • Being part of a team working environment and meeting new people
  • Inspiring young people to make a positive contribution to society
  • Enhancing your leadership, communication and teaching skills
  • Receiving on going training and enhancing employability
  • Learning about Emergency services.

You must be age 18+ and willing to go through an induction process and relevant background checks; the Fire Cadet Support role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical screening. The Police Cadet Leader role is subject to Police vetting and to qualify you need to have been a resident of the UK for 3 years.

Please click on the links to find out more about the roles:

Alternatively you can search from our homepage here to find out which volunteering opportunities are near you.