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Winnipeg Police Service

Community Volunteer

Under the direction of the Volunteer Coordinator and the assigned Constable, Community Volunteers staff the front counter at the Public Safety Building/Police Headquarters, the East District Station, the West District Station and the Winnipeg Police Museum in the City of Winnipeg.

Volunteer

The duties of a Community Volunteer include:

  • Greet the public, question as to the reason for their attendance
  • Ensure the person has the proper document(s) to conduct business
  • Answer the telephone and redirect calls / forward messages
  • Provide administrative support for the Block Parent Program
  • Provide direction/referrals concerning WPS and outside agency programs
  • Ensure pamphlets are available to the public
  • Accept payment & applications for Alarm Permits
  • Accept applications for a Criminal Record Search
  • Assist in the preparation of a Constable taking a report

For further information interested individuals can contact the Community Volunteer Coordinator Paul Gillespie at 204-451-3752.

Prospective Volunteer Applicants Please Note:

The Winnipeg Police Service is not accepting Volunteer Applications at this time. Please check the website periodically for information on the next opportunity.

Community Volunteer Program - Why We Volunteer

Following are some of the stories of our volunteers and why they choose to volunteer with the Community Volunteer Program:


Melissa Hillier"I have been a volunteer with the Winnipeg Police Service since May 2015. When I decided I wanted to volunteer some of my time back to the community there were many agencies I considered, but after attending the volunteer orientation with WPS I knew the Community Volunteer Program would be a good fit for me.

What really drew me to this program was seeing what a strong relationship that the Service has with the community. Volunteering for events such as Kids Fest and Cop Shop in addition to my regular shifts has been very rewarding on a personal level. Knowing that I am a part of building that relationship with the community to improve things for the better is a good feeling.

I really enjoy the diverse environment that this type of volunteering brings; no two days are ever the same. It is a positive environment to be in, and you can tell the staff enjoy their jobs and believe in what they are doing. Being a volunteer has also given me opportunities to participate in training courses with the City which have contributed to my professional growth.

I look forward to participating in more Community events and the unique experiences that these bring. "

Melissa Hillier
Headquarters


Jeff Kull"I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent as a Community Volunteer with the Winnipeg Police Service.

It allowed me to help out in our community, and I learned a lot about the service volunteering alongside members of the Winnipeg Police Service.

The knowledge and insight I gained about both the service and the public proved invaluable when I became a uniformed member of the Winnipeg Police."

Constable Jeff Kull/#3135
Division 31 - Station Duty

 

 

Last Update: August 16, 2017

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