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Volunteer with the Law Enforcement Auxiliary Service<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About​​​​​​​<br></h2></span><span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info remember">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>2024 volunteer opportunities<br></h4><p> Apply online from <strong>Friday, 22 March - Friday, 5 April 2024.</strong><br></p></div></div></span> <p>Volunteer Law Enforcement opportunities are available for community members who feel passionate about creating a safer living and working environment in their community. </p><p>Applications will open annually and a limited number of candidates will be recruited into the Law Enforcement Auxiliary Service.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> The City’s Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Programme is a volunteer programme and carries no financial reward or remuneration. Auxiliary law enforcement officers will also have no right to employment nor expectation of employment. <br></p></div></div></span> <div style="display:none;"><p>Please agree to the following questions. These questions are marked with <i style="color:red;">*</i> and are compulsory before accessing the form. </p><h2>Legal Requirements and Disclaimer</h2><div class="link-with-check bg-font-adjust-bg leasMessage"><fieldset><p class="selectors"> <i class="label required">“Law enforcement officers are appointed for a Local Municipality / Authority as per the relevant Schedule of Powers authorised and by appointment in terms of Section 334 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51/1977.”, those with previous convictions for any criminal offense are prohibited to apply. To continue with your application, you will need to confirm you do not have a criminal record and are neither part of any investigation or any matter currently being heard by any court in South Africa. I confirm I do not have a criminal record and I am not part of any investigation.</i><br><br><input class="agree-check" id="agree-1" type="checkbox" value="agree-1" /><label>Yes, I have read the disclaimer and confirm</label><span class="label error-msg">Please confirm that you red disclaimer </span></p> <br> <p class="selectors"> <i class="label required">To process this application, various checks will need to be made in order to verify and confirm the information you have supplied to us. These may be included but not limited to criminal record checks, background and character reference checks and such as required. Do you consent to the City of Cape Town (CCT) accessing such personal information in this regard?</i><br><br><input class="agree-check" id="agree-2" type="checkbox" value="agree-2" /><label>Yes, I have read the disclaimer and confirm</label><span class="label error-msg">Please confirm that you red disclaimer </span></p> <br> <p class="selectors"> <i class="label required">In order to uphold the reputation of departments within the Safety and Security directorate, members are not allowed to consume any prohibited substances. The CCT may need to perform screening for drugs and such prohibited substances upon your application but also at any time while you are serving as a member of the Safety and Security directorate. Do you agree to undergo such a screening when it is required?</i><br><br><input class="agree-check" id="agree-3" type="checkbox" value="agree-3" /><label>Yes, I have read the disclaimer and confirm</label><span class="label error-msg">Please confirm that you red disclaimer </span></p> <br> <p class="selectors"> <i class="label required">Providing false information on this application is considered a criminal offence. Any person providing such false information may be prosecuted. Do you confirm all information provided to be true and correct?</i><br><br><input class="agree-check" id="agree-4" type="checkbox" value="agree-4" /><label>Yes, I have read the disclaimer and confirm</label><span class="label error-msg">Please confirm that you red disclaimer </span></p> <br> </fieldset> <span><a title="Law Enforement Auxiliary Services Form" class="btn dark-blue disabled" id="leasForm" href="https://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/websitefeedback/?id=567fe95a-76b4-4090-bd63-1c6bc55ca51e" target="_blank">Complete Law Enforement Auxiliary Services Form<i class="icon link-external-white"></i></a></span> </div></div><h2 class="sectHeading">Volunteer opportunities<br></h2><h4> Uniform Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer </h4><p>Our dedicated team of volunteers play a vital role in supporting law enforcement efforts. </p><p> As a Uniform Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer, you will assist in: </p><ul><li>patrolling; </li><li>enforcing municipal by-laws; </li><li>directing traffic; and </li><li>providing crucial aid during emergencies and events. </li></ul><h4> Non-Uniform Auxiliary Support Officer </h4><p>If you are passionate about supporting Law Enforcement but prefer administrative and support roles, consider becoming a Non-Uniform Auxiliary Support Officer. </p><p> Your responsibilities may include: </p><ul><li>IT support; </li><li>administrative tasks; </li><li>community engagement; and </li><li>supporting crime prevention partnership programs. <br></li></ul><p>Read the City’s <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Auxilary_Law_Enforcement_Policy.pdf" target="_blank">Auxiliary Law Enforcement Policy</a> to find out more.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Apply<br></h2><p>Register on the <a href="https://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/volunteers" target="_blank">City's Volunteer Portal<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> to apply for volunteer opportunities.<br></p><p> <strong>Applications close on Friday,  </strong><strong>5 April 2024</strong>.<br></p> <span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>​​​​​​All volunteers must meet the following criteria to apply:</b></p><ul><li>18 years old </li><li>Commitment to a minimum of 16 hours of volunteer duty per month </li><li>Completion of three-months of basic training </li><li>Compliance with other relevant policy and assessments </li><li>Good health and able bodied </li><li>No criminal record or pending cases </li><li>Senior certificate or acceptable equivalent </li><li>South African citizenship or permanent residency </li><li>Valid driver’s licence</li></ul></div></div></span> <h4>Exceptions and exclusions</h4><p>You cannot participate in a volunteer programme if you are:</p><ul><li>currently serving in other law enforcement capacities </li><li>a public representative </li><li>employed by private security companies or the private security industry<br></li></ul>GP0|#6f49a589-68ef-4e2b-a30a-ef3140d2a936;L0|#06f49a589-68ef-4e2b-a30a-ef3140d2a936|Volunteer;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#7ecc61e7-9305-4d43-8bf7-f7c4dc6a5334Assist the Law Enforcement Department with by-law enforcement and operations. 0

 

 

 

 

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