Youth In Policing Initiative (Y.I.P.I.)

Position Summary:
Windsor Police Service participates annually in the Youth In Policing Initiative Program, sponsored by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Youth Justice Services Division.
Youth In Policing Initiative (Y.I.P.I.) is an eight-week summer employment program for youth from at-risk communities and is intended to support youth in gaining valuable employment experience, exposure to general life skills and developing mentoring relationships with local police staff. Not only is this an excellent opportunity for students to earn an income, the program also fosters a mentoring and positive relationship between youth and police personnel and is also well received by community agencies and local school boards from which we seek referrals.
To participate in the program, applicants must meet several different criteria and are encouraged to contact their Guidance Counsellor for more information.
Position Duties:
· Provide support to the Mentor/Supervisor in charge of respective departments or divisions such as Training Branch, Crime Stoppers, Investigative Analysis, Human Resources, Information Services, Court Services, Courts Case Management & Traffic Branch.
The above job description outlines the basic principal functions of the Y.I.P.I. student however is not considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in certain jobs.
· Be a current high school student between the ages of 14 - 17;
· Be eligible to work in Canada;
· Be seeking work experience and job skills training;
· Must not have been convicted of a Criminal Offence for which a pardon has not been granted and must not have any charges pending before the courts;
· Be of good moral character and be able to successfully complete the background check process;
· Agree to a mentor relationship;
· Have not completed the program in the past;
· Be returning to high school in September of the current year.