Road safety volunteering
We are looking for volunteers to promote and deliver a range of road safety training to adults and children alike.
If you are a parish or a community leader eg Cub Scout leader, or an individual or group who is concerned about Road Safety in your community and have a few hours to spare you can apply to become a Road Safety Volunteer.
As a Road Safety Volunteer you will receive full training, equipment and ongoing support from Norfolk County Council Road Safety Team; relevant CRB checks will be undertaken if required.
Road safety volunteer schemes
There are a number of different schemes for which you can volunteer.
- Promote the importance of fitting a child seat and car seat belts correctly and provide details of these safety sessions in your community
- Help teach young children to cross the road
- Help provide off-road cycle training for 7 and 8 year olds and on-road cycle training for 9 and 10 year olds
- Help deliver workshops for younger drivers (you will need a basic level of mechanical knowledge to help deliver this course)
- Promote motorcycle training (you will need to be a competent motorcyclist)
- Co-ordinate and promote driver development and eco initiatives within your business
- Download Road Safety posters and flyers to display in your community
No, most volunteering schemes are variable or seasonal and don’t run every week.
Depending on the volunteering scheme, as little as one hour.
No, however all materials and equipment will be provided.
You will receive full training for the scheme you have decided to deliver or help with.
As much as you and your trainer feel comfortable with. You will receive full training from a Road Safety Officer and only when you both feel happy will you be given any responsibility. You will receive ongoing support from a Road Safety Officer.
No. You don’t need any prior knowledge of road safety as full training will be given. If you are volunteering to help deliver the young driver training you will need basic mechanical knowledge and if you are volunteering to promote the motorcycle training you will need to be a competent motorcyclist.
Yes. You can also specify the volunteer setting eg school, Cub Scout group.
You will need to be at least 18 years old.
Depending on the volunteering scheme you may need to have a DBS check.
Your nominated Road Safety Officer will rearrange the session.
The materials you receive will depend on the scheme you have decided to deliver or help with eg if you are delivering cyclist training to children then hi vis jackets, certificates, signs etc will be provided.