The RCMP is the federal police force of Canada and provides services at the federal, provincial and municipal level. The RCMP employs three categories of employees to handle the wide scope of its responsibilities: Regular Members (Police Officers), Civilian Members and Public Service Employees.
Visit RCMP Careers for more information and available positions.
City of Surrey
The City of Surrey offers a number of exciting career opportunities in support of the Surrey RCMP, including positions in Operational Communications, Cell Block operations, Records management, Victim Services and Information Technology.
Visit External link, opens in a new windowCity of Surrey Careers for more information and available positions.
The Surrey RCMP recognizes the valuable contribution of volunteers in the delivery of community programs and services. The special talents, skills and abilities that volunteers bring to the table are integral to the success of our community policing and crime prevention programming.
There are three basic streams of volunteer opportunities available at the Surrey RCMP:
Auxiliary Constable Program
- 19 years of Age or older
- Canadian Citizen
- Proficient in English
- Be of good character
- Be physically fit
- Minimum education high school diploma or equivalent
- Valid BC Class 5 driver’s licence
- Preference will be given to applicants who live or work in Surrey
For more information visit the Auxiliary Constables Program.
Restorative Justice (RJ) Program
- At least 19 years of Age
- Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant for at least 3 consecutive years or more
- High school diploma or equivalent (minimum) and broad life skills and experiences
- Fluent in written and spoken English, but a second language is an asset
- Must successfully pass a security clearance process (i.e., criminal record check) and personal/professional reference checks
- Must successfully complete initial restorative justice training and attend ongoing training events and volunteer meetings
- Must be willing to commit to a minimum of twelve months of service to the program upon completion of the initial training, to include one conference/forum per month and mentoring
- Average commitment is between 5- 10 hours per month
- Must be willing to adhere to confidentiality policies and code of conduct; any breach thereof is cause for immediate dismissal.
For more information visit the Restorative Justice Program or contact the Program Coordinator.
- Must be 19 years of Age
- Must be reliable and have integrity;
- Volunteer a minimum of 4.5 hours per week for one year and attend all training sessions;
- Must be able to be fully security cleared; and
- Must successfully complete a three month probationary period.
There are number of ways to get involved and volunteer at your local community policing District Office. District volunteers assist members and staff with many administrative duties and front counter services, but may also participate in various crime prevention programs that operate from these offices (e.g., Block Watch, Speed Watch, Stolen Auto Recovery Program and volunteer bike patrols).
For more information contact your local District Office.
The benefits of vounteering are endless. Aside from demonstrating your commitment to public safety by directly giving back to the Detachment and the community, personal benefits may include (but are not limited to):
- Learning more about the criminal justice system and various aspects of policing;
- Exploring a potential new career field/path (e.g., law enforcement or civil service);
- Applying your strengths and talents and gaining some new ones (e.g., communication, leadership and job skills);
- Becoming more aware of issues that are of concern to your neighbourhood and local communities;
- Gaining familiarity with various community events, programs and services; and
- Meeting new people and broadening your social network.