Recruited annually, VIPs (Voluteers in Policing) are community members who volunteer from between four to 16 hours per week at a local police station to assist police in a variety of tasks.
Criteria for the ViP Program
ViPs must meet the following criteria to pass through to the selection phase of the program:
- Be 18 years and over
- Willing to participate in a mandatory training program
- Agree to the Queensland Police Service conducting a national criminal history check
- Prepared to participate in the ViP Program for at least 12 months
- Willing to work a minimum of four hours per week and a maximum of 16 hours per week
District Crime Prevention Coordinator Sergeant Janelle Andrews said there will be vacancies at both Capalaba and Cleveland police stations.
“We are looking for community minded people who want to help and make a difference,” Sergeant Janelle Andrews said.
“Applicants must be available to undertake a four-day induction program. The dates for this VIP Induction Program will be announced in early 2013.”
Completed applications should be sent to:
Wynnum District Crime Prevention Coordination Unit, 82 Pine Street, Wynnum QLD 4178 by no later than close of business on 15 February 2013.
Applications will undergo a shortlisting and interview process and successul applicants will be notified in March 2013.