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Appropriate Adults Volunteers

Appropriate Adult Volunteers Needed.

Area – Tunbridge Wells

The Young Lives Foundation (YLF) is an award-winning children’s charity in the South East of England with expertise in Advocacy, Mentoring, Befriending and Activity Programmes

We are looking for on call volunteers to join our Appropriate Adult team, supporting Juveniles and Vulnerable Adults in Police Custody across Kent & Medway!


If you are…

·       Over 18 years old 

·       Based in Kent

·       Able to easily travel to at least one custody suite 

·       Able to be on call for at least one shift a week (for approximately 5 hours although flexibility required)

·       Passionate about upholding the rights of vulnerable people

Then contact us now to find out more…


We support vulnerable people in custody 365 days a year, 8am-11pm across 7 custody suites. Our volunteers assist with aspects such as Police interviews, DNA testing, ID parades and more.

We currently require volunteers who can provide on call cover for weekday evenings (approx 6pm-11pm) & weekends (day and evening shifts).



·       Full training provided

·       Dedicated Service Coordinators for ongoing support, advice and guidance

·       1-2-1 and group support sessions

·       Reimbursed Mileage Expenses

·       Annual Appropriate Adult Seminars

·       Additional training opportunities to further develop your skills

·       Optional Volunteer Celebrations and Social Events

Want to hear more? Then send your name, email address and contact number to and we will be in touch to start your journey with Young Lives Foundation.

This is a voluntary role with no salary.

Roles are subject to Enhanced DBS checks and suitable references.


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