Getting Involved

To get involved with existing groups within your community, please make contact with them directly via the contact details provided on the Asset Map or Community Directory pages.

If you are planning on starting a new group, or would like advice or support, please contact us via the form on the Contact page.

Become a Community Unity Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering in your Town as a Community Resilience volunteer or volunteer leader (i.e. Severe Weather Events, Emergency Response Group, Flood Plan Groups) please see few examples of activities you can help your community with as a Community Unity volunteer. Take a look at the role description.

Training Opportunities

January 2018 UPDATE – Free training courses for First Aid and Mental Health Awareness are now available in your district! See your town’s page for more information.

Crowdfunding Workshop

How to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Barnstaple Library, Sat 10th Feb. 0930-1630

Come and find out what crowdfunding is all about. See how your community project could benefit from one of the five main types of crowdfunding. Also get to grips with all the success factors you need to have in place BEFORE you launch your crowdfunding campaign.

Blue Light Services

Another aim of this project is to make your community more united and resilient against the sorts of minor emergencies that cause short-term disruption (power cut, stormy weather, fire, road accident, etc).

To do this we’ll be helping the community strengthen its links to the emergency services, who will be providing access to basic training and facilities where they are able.

Another aspect to the project is to raise awareness of career and volunteering opportunities with these services. The links below will provide more information on these for each specific service.

UPDATE 10th Jan 2018 – New Police Engagement Volunteer opportunities available. Full details in this PDF.

UPDATE 19th Feb 2018 – New Police Support Volunteer information.  Full details in this PDF.

Police Cadets

Find out about the Police Cadet scheme with Devon & Cornwall Police via this link: 
Police Cadets

Police Support Volunteers

Find out about volunteering opportunities with Devon & Cornwall Police via this link: 
Police Volunteers

Fire Cadets

Find out about the Fire Cadet scheme with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service via this link: 
Fire Cadets

Crime Prevention Advice

You may find the following leaflets useful. Please download and share with family and friends.

For the latest help and advice about all aspects of crime prevention, visit the D&C Police website, here.

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