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Hertfordshire County Council


Please still apply if you're interested in volunteering with us, and we'll be in touch. We're still recruiting, but interviews and projects have been put on hold until it is safe to resume.

Hertfordshire Trading Standards is responsible for protecting consumers, working with businesses and creating a safe trading environment.

What will I be doing?

Volunteer opportunities vary from participating in community engagement, public events and giving talks on current campaigns.

What skills or experience do I need?

  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and customer focused
  • Present information clearly and coherently
  • Able to recognise when a situation needs tactful handling
  • Good team-working skills
  • Ability to give feedback and instructions.

Where will I be located?

Trading Standards are based at County Hall in Hertford, but volunteer work will also be throughout the county.

What will I gain from the role?

By volunteering with us you will be:

  • Protecting consumers and businesses by reporting and raising awareness of unfair and illegal business practices.
  • Providing invaluable assistance to Trading Standards officers.
  • Ensuring a safer community for both consumers and businesses in Hertfordshire

What support will I be given?

All new volunteers will go through an induction process and classroom based training, which will cover their role as a volunteer, health and safety and risk assessments. After which ongoing training and support will be provided as required.

How do I find out more?

Apply now, visit our Trading Standards pages or contact us:


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