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AND GET MORE OUT OF LIFE WITH THE ARMY CADETS

MAKE NEW FRIENDS - DEVELOP NEW SKILLS - GAIN QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE NEW ADVENTURES

 

With over 41,000 cadets (aged 12-18) in more than 1,600 locations in communities all around the UK, the Army Cadet Force (ACF) is one of the country's largest voluntary youth organisations. We have thousands of enthusiastic and committed adult volunteers helping young people to develop their independence, confidence and the ability to step up to any challenge. 

 

Whether you’re interested in joining as a cadet or becoming an adult instructor, the Army Cadets offers plenty of action and adventure for everyone. You'll get involved in a wide range of exciting activities from abseiling to rifle shooting, experience annual camps and expeditions. Plus you'll get the opportunity to develop new skills and gain a variety of qualifications that will also benefit you outside of Cadets. 

Don't just take our word for it hear more from our volunteers and cadets

So if you can give up one or two evenings a week and you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime, this could be exactly what you're looking for. Register your interest today:
 

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  • You need to be over 18 to join the ACF as a volunteer leader Anyone over the age of 18 may volunteer with the ACF. If you are over the age of 60 it is unlikely this will be in a uniformed role unless you have specialist skills to offer.
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  • Are you ready to join as a volunteer straight away?

  • Have you had prior experience of the Army Cadets or armed forces?

  • Are you currently serving in either the regular or reserve forces?

  • Serving members of the Regular Armed Forces aren’t eligible to volunteer with us but can help out as a Service Helpers with permission from their commanding officer.

  • Existing officers in the Reserve may also serve in the ACF with the permission of their current commanding officer. However, an individual must be commissioned in both OR non-commissioned in both (i.e. a Reserve officer can’t join in a non-commissioned role and a NCO in the Reserve can’t get commissioned in the ACF).

  • What prompted you to find out about volunteering with us? (Please tick all that apply)
  • Please note that all volunteers wishing to join the ACF are subject to having security and disclosure checks carried out on them as part of our Safeguarding procedures (DBS in England and Wales, PVG in Scotland and AccessNI clearance in Northern Ireland).

  • You will be asked at a further stage to confirm there are no significant health issues that could prevent your involvement with the Army Cadets. Do you have any medical concerns that could prevent you joining?
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  • You need to be 12-18 to join the ACF as a cadet Anyone over the age of 18 may volunteer with the ACF. If you are over the age of 60 it is unlikely this will be in a uniformed role unless you have specialist skills to offer.
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