Would you want to be a volunteer chaplain for Hertfordshire Police?

Herts Police are looking to recruit a new volunteer chaplain to help support '¨officers and staff.

Friday, 12th January 2018, 4:47 pm
Updated Friday, 12th January 2018, 5:50 pm

The volunteer chaplains can be of any faith, and are expected to conduct at least two visits to police stations each month.

This allows them to 
provide support and 
pastoral care to everyone in the force, regardless of their beliefs or faith.

Chaplain Louis Spring, the force’s lead chaplain, said: “Being a chaplain is a very privileged position and it is an honour to work among such fine people.

“I became a chaplain as I wanted to support and help the officers and staff who seek to keep us all safe.

“As well as being a trusted friend on hand to talk to or just listen, part of the role of being a chaplain can involve ceremonial duties, including attending multi-faith events, award ceremonies and 
meeting new recruits, as well as providing support at 
memorial and funeral 

“I’ve had many opportunities to meet members of the public and understand the contribution and difference policing brings to their communities.”

He added: “As a chaplain 
I can play my role and 
support the officers and staff who make this possible.

“I would urge anyone interested in being part of this, to find out more about the role.”

Applicants should have experience in ministry, leadership and mentoring roles.

Anyone who is interested in finding out more or applying for the positions should contact Penny Brown on 01707 354 427 or email [email protected]