Volunteer Opportunity: Township of Esquimalt Appointment to the Victoria Police Board

May 18, 2012

The Township of Esquimalt is seeking a part-time volunteer to serve as the Township of Esquimalt representative on the Victoria Police Board.

A police board establishes goals, priorities / objectives and develops the police budget for its department.  The board is also responsible for service and policy complaints related to its police department.

Candidates must:

• Reside in the Township of Esquimalt

• Undergo a criminal record check and personal sustainability interview

• Be expected to commit 20 – 30 hours a month to fulfill board duties

The term of this appointment is a minimum of one year and may be extended or renewed for up to six consecutive years.

Since selection of board members is based on merit, applicants should have an understanding of governance boards, as well as experience in business, financial management, administration and community development.

Information on the Victoria Police Board is available on VicPD’s website.

Interested applicants should also read the provincial government’s Notice of Position regarding the Victoria Police Board.

How to Apply:

Interested volunteers and citizens are invited to submit their expression of interest to:

Anja Nurvo, Corporate Officer,

Township of Esquimalt,

1229 Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt, BC, V9A 3P1,

Fax:  250-414-7111

Applicants forwarding written submissions are requested to provide their name, address, postal code, home and/or business telephone number, email, occupation, history of community involvement, other relevant history, technical or special expertise, area of community interest and reasons for seeking an appointment to the Victoria Police Board.

Please note that Esquimalt Council’s nominee to the Police Board must be approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Due to the volume of applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be directly notified.

The deadline for all submissions is 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 8, 2012. For further information, please contact:

Anja Nurvo, Corporate Officer

Tel: 250-414-7135