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Aboriginal Cadet Program

Aboriginal Cadet PrograM

Applications now being accepted for the 2017 Aborigial Cadet Program!
Deadline is April 1, 2017.

In 2004, the VPD signed an agreement with the British Columbia Aboriginal Workforce Strategy (BCAWS) and the Province of British Columbia to promote employment and career development opportunities. This lead to the development of the ACP, which is open to anyone of Aboriginal ancestry who would gain from this experience. It is currently funded by the Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society.

The program runs from June until the end of August. Successful applicants will spend half their time working with the VPD fleet services and the other half "riding along" with various sections within the Department. The pay is approximately $26.00/hour.

The VPD is looking for applicants that meet the following basic requirements:

  • 19 to 29 years of age
  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • valid Class 5 drivers licence with no restrictions and a good driving record
  • no criminal convictions, no adult criminal charges pending

If you or someone you know are interested in applying to the Aboriginal Cadet Program, please contact Detective Constable Desiree Sparrow in the VPD Recruiting Unit at (604) 717-8909.

HOW TO APPLY

Please contact Detective Constable Desiree Sparrow in the VPD Recruiting Unit
at (604) 717-8909 or email her at desiree.sparrow@vpd.ca.

 

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2017 Aboriginal Cadet Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Aboriginal Cadet Program until April 1, 2017.

If you meet the basic requirements and are interested, please contact Detective Constable Desiree Sparrow in the Recruiting Unit at (604) 717-8909.

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