Being detained by Police or Customs can be a frightening experience for young people, especially if their parents are unavailable or unwilling to be present.

Would you be willing to help safeguard the interests of the child and ensure they understand what is happening to them and why?

You will gain valuable skills and experience, make a difference to others and be part of a well-supported team.

If this sounds like something you are interested in, please email us at for more information.

Minimum Requirements to volunteer:
  • Are over 18 years old.
  • Have time and patience to support and assist vulnerable detained juveniles, when arrested.
  • Do not have criminal convictions and would pass a Police Check.
  • Have time to attend a day training session or 2evening sessions.
  • Have time to be on call for 12-hour shifts, day and/or night, at least twice a month.
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Appropriate Adult Training

Our Appropriate Adult training is kept up to date with the National Appropriate Adults Network UK,of which we are an affiliated member,to ensure that our training is always of a high standard. We also offer ongoing Continuing Professional Development Courses to our Appropriate Adults Team.