Tuesday, February 4, 2014


A Few Good Folks

RCMP still looking for volunteers for their Auxiliary constable program

Released by Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen, RCMP UFVRD


he Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment RCMP is still looking for a few good women and men for the Auxiliary Constable program. If you are willing to challenge yourself, apply today to become an RCMP Auxiliary. 


As an RCMP Auxiliary member you will have the opportunity to develop invaluable skills, gain partnerships in the community and learn life skills that will help you succeed in today’s world.


Volunteers must meet the following qualifications;

1.  Be a Canadian citizen

2.  Be between the ages of 19 & 60 years of age

3.  Have a minimum education – high school diploma

4.  Have a Full, valid, class 5, BC drivers license

5.  Be in good physical condition

6.  Be of good character

7.  Obtain and maintain a RCMP security clearance

8.  Display a mature and responsible attitude

9.  Be able to volunteer a minimum of 160 hours per year for a minimum of 2 years

10. Be a resident of Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope, or Boston Bar

11. Be able to attend basic training sessions of 3 hours every Tuesday and Thursday and 8 hours each Saturday for 4 months, September 9 to December 13, 2014

The next information session will be held on Tuesday, February 11th at 7:00 p.m. at Chilliwack City Hall, Council Chambers, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack.


“Volunteering as an Auxiliary for the RCMP is a life changing, exciting and rewarding experience that will provide you with a network of knowledge and skills you can use for future employment or just in daily life,” says Constable Cynthia Kershaw.


If you are unable to make any of the above sessions, you can pick up an application package at any of the RCMP Offices or the Community Policing Office on Wellington Avenue, located at 45877 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, BC. Constable Marina Griffiths, who is the Auxiliary Constable Program Coordinator, can also be reached at 604 393-3005.




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