About Volunteering

UPDATE: Program operations during COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic

The role provides an important opportunity to support young people at a critical time and to help divert those at risk of future offending. YRIPP rosters trained IPs to most police stations throughout Victoria 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Steps for volunteers

YRIPP volunteers need good communication skills, an openness to diversity and other peoples’ values, and a willingness to be challenged and to learn. YRIPP is open to people from a diverse range of ages, work, education and life experiences.

YRIPP requires all volunteers to commit to completing approximately 25 hours of initial training conducted over a 3 month period and to commit to volunteering on the YRIPP roster for at least 12 months, after successfully completing the initial training.

Check out the volunteer position description to see if you meet the key selection criteria. If you think you meet all the key selection criteria, click below to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Recruitment Officer at volunteer@yripp.org.au or by calling 9340 3743.

PLEASE NOTE: Serving police officers, currently practicing lawyers and bail justices cannot become YRIPP Independent Persons. For more information click here.