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Volunteer for our Night Safety campaign

We need your help. Can you spare one Friday or Saturday night a month to be a Night Safety volunteer?

Volunteers can choose to work from 7pm to 11pm or 12am to 5am to help people who are vulnerable or distressed while out at night. That might mean handing out water, helping people find safe transport home, helping people report crime or being someone to talk to.

Volunteering is a great way to make new friends and support the community, as well as experience that could help toward a career in psychology, social work, medicine, or emergency services.

Volunteers are supported every step of the way and work closely with police, ambulance, and council staff. You’ll get training on a broad range of subjects, enabling you to feel confident in undertaking your role. The training you receive will include caring for those who are intoxicated, conflict resolution, safeguarding women’s safety, supporting vulnerable people, and LGBT awareness and support.

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I understand that any offer of volunteering with the Night Safety campaign is subject to satisfactory references, and binding in honour only.

I understand that Westminster City Council may hold and use personal information about me to inform me about the volunteer programme and to keep in touch with me about events and opportunities.

This information, including that contained in this form can be stored manually or within computer files. All information given will be kept in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations. It will be held securely and only accessed by authorised personnel.

The council will undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure Barring Service as part of the vetting process. 

I understand that I can request for my data to be removed from the volunteer mailing list at any time, and can do this by emailing [email protected]

We welcome volunteer applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age, but as women, ethnic minority groups, members of the trans community and religious and faith groups are currently under-represented among our volunteers, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

As well as making a real difference to people’s lives, volunteering is a great opportunity to make new friends, build networks, and gain experience that could help toward a career in psychology, social work, emergency services or anything that requires great communication skills support over 20 people on the street.

The Night Safety campaign is here to make London’s nightlife safer for everyone.

Read our data protection notice to learn about how the council complies with data protection laws when processing your data.