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Indigenous Cadet

Job ID5F-7B-C1-16-EE-70
CompanyVancouver Police Department
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2021-01-08
Posted Until2021-07-07
Job TypeFixed-term
Job CategoryLaw Enforcement
The Indigenous Cadet Program is aimed at mentoring and coaching Indigenous youth aged 19 to 31 years who demonstrated a desire to become Vancouver police officers.

The program runs June through August. During their VPD internship, the cadets work with Fleet Services, ride along with members from various sections within the Department, and participate in the annual Pulling Together Canoe Journey.

The Indigenous Cadet Program is sponsored by the Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS).
Start DateJune 1, 2021
SalaryApproximately $26.00/hr
Credentials- 19 to 31 years of age
- Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit)
- Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
- Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- No criminal convictions, no adult criminal charges pending
Education RequirementsGrade 12 diploma or GED equivalent
How To ApplyIf you or someone you know are interested in applying to the Indigenous Cadet Program, please contact Detective Constable Christian Olver in the VPD Recruiting Unit at (604) 717-8754 or email at