Volunteer Positions

Auxiliary Constable

A volunteer position as an Auxiliary Constable can be both challenging and rewarding. Your contributions will help our community enjoy festivals, events, and parades in a safe environment. You will also support crime prevention initiatives across the Region, assist officers, and will gain a first hand view into policing.

Are you...

  • At least 18 years of age
  • A Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident
  • Of good moral character and habits
  • Able to attend training and pass tests set by the Service
  • Holding an Ontario High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Able to be certified by a medical practitioner to be mentally and physically fit for duty
  • Holding a valid Ontario drivers licence with at least a "G "classification and no more than 6 demerit points; and
  • Able to follow all rules of the Police Service

 Auxiliary Duties

  • All duties will be completed by following Police Service procedures
  • Volunteer in all weather conditions
  • Volunteer under the direction of a police officer.
  • Assist with duties given by that officer which may include
    • Traffic direction
    • Crowd control
    • Assist at RIDE programs
    • Search for missing persons
    • Speak with community groups
    • Deliver crime prevention initiatives
    • Hand out educational material
    • Go on a Ride-along with a Police Officer
    • Other duties assigned by the Chief of Police

Time Commitment

  • Commit at least two years
  • At least twelve hours of volunteer time per month
  • Duties will take place any time during the day, night and weekend

Training and Equipment Provided

  • 58 hours of initial training
  • Will not be issued a Handgun, Pepper Spray or a Conducted Energy Weapon (Taser)
  • Training and equipment provided at no cost to you

How to Apply

Download and complete the below forms. The Application for Employment and Personal History forms may be submitted electronically.

Application for Employment

Personal History Form

Applicant Testing-Spelling and Written Composition

All applicants must fully complete and submit all forms. These forms may also be picked up at any police facility. 

Mailing address for manually completed forms:
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3070
200 Maple Grove Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1
519-650-8500 ext. 8506

  1. Selected applicants will attend an Information and Testing session and must pass all written tests.
  2. Selected applicants will attend an interview with, at a minimum, the Auxiliary Coordinator and a certified      Human Resource professional
  3. All applicants must pass a background investigation conducted by the police
  4. Selected applicants must attend and successfully complete orientation training.

For information:

Call Auxiliary Coordinator Cst. Ron Nichols 519-650 8500 ext. 8884.


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