Thank you for your interest in volunteering with York Regional Police.
We are currently not accepting new applications for volunteers. We will update this webpage should our recruitment status change. Feel free to contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
Become a Volunteer
Criteria for Volunteering:
- Must be 14 years of Age
- Must complete a YRP Volunteer Application and Background form
- Must not have a criminal record
- Priority is given to individuals who work, attend school or live in York Region
What do I need to do to become a volunteer?
- Attend a Volunteer Information Session
- Submit a YRP Volunteer Application and Background Form
- Complete an interview
- Submit references
- Have a clear background investigation check and home visit
- Sign an oath of confidentiality
Due to the length of the application process, you should expect 2-3 months from the time that you apply to the time you are placed. For more information in regards to the timeline and process, see the Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions page.
Upcoming Volunteer Information Sessions
Due to the high volume of volunteer applications recently received, we have not scheduled any future Volunteer Information sessions. Please continue to check the website for any updates.
Where can I volunteer?
York Regional Police recognizes many of our volunteers have set their personal goal to become a Police Officer. We work closely with recruiting and know your community service is important to your continued learning and journey to becoming an officer. We also recognize your schedule or time commitment may not work with our programs. You may find additional volunteer opportunities by contacting your local volunteer bureau or through your local library.
Click on a Volunteer Group to find out more:
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
Neighbourhood Network is a non-profit community-based organization that brings volunteers together with local charities to assist residents in need. Their mission is to support the neighbourhoods of Newmarket, Aurora and East Gwillimbury by providing volunteers and linking community resources to their associated charities and agencies. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to register as volunteers and search for volunteer opportunities from over 175 charities and local organizations on NeighbourhoodNetwork.org.