What is a Hate Crime Community Ambassador?

A Hate Crime Community Ambassador is a volunteer role with Neighbourhood Watch which aims to help raise awareness of hate crime from within communities, encouraging reporting and supporting local charities and groups.

What do they do?

A Hate Crime Community Ambassador promotes hate crime awareness through various channels, this could be:

  • Using social media, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Talking to people, neighbours, groups, friends and family
  • Attending events
  • Work with local partners and support them

What support is provided?

As a volunteer, you will be given role specific training, this includes:

  • An online Hate Crime awareness course
  • Group training sessions with other Ambassadors, which will include, learning about types of hate crime, listening to personal stories, how to report hate crime, understanding what support there is in local community and partners
  • Access to our Knowledge Hub - a bespoke platform for Neighbourhood Watch volunteers, with training opportunities and forums
  • Additional support and training provided by our partners
  • Public Liability Insurance to carry out your role
  • Regular review sessions with other Ambassador to talk about any successes, concerns and support

How do I apply?

Currently we are trialling this project in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in London and are expecting to rollout to other areas in the near future.

To apply to be an Ambassador, please follow these steps:

  • Download Information pack, role description and application form from download section at bottom of page
  • Complete the form and return to Cheryl.Spruce@ourwatch,org,uk

Once we receive your form, we will process the application and invite you attend a interview with our panel.  This is due to the nature of the content of the role.