Junior Neighbourhood WardensJunior Neighbourhood Wardens Junior Neighbourhood Wardens

The scheme is designed to encourage children aged 7-12 to engage in community activities, projects and events across Southampton. We will support them to develop a sense of pride and respect in their local neighbourhood and promote a positive image of children in the community.

Our juniors work alongside the council's Neighbourhood Wardens and other council services to help improve their local area.

The scheme is free to join and available to anyone within the city boundaries.

  • Make new friends
  • Grow in confidence
  • Learn new things
  • Have fun
  • Be a positive role model for your community

Applications are for 7-12 year olds new to the scheme.
Junior warden application 

Over 13 years old and already a Junior Warden? Apply to become a Team Leader.
Team leader application 

16 year old Team Leader or an over 18 member of the public? Apply to become a volunteer.
Volunteer application
All volunteers will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


DBS information for volunteers

If you have completed a volunteer application, please use this link which includes a step by step guide to complete your online DBS check.

Please ensure that when completing section four, position applied for, you enter Junior Warden Support Volunteer.

Once you have completed your DBS application, please call 023 8091 5180 to arrange to have your documentation scanned.


For further information about the junior warden scheme telephone 07766 508 604 or email junior.wardens@southampton.gov.uk