the Justice Institute of BC, is holding three additional orientation
sessions for Okanagan residents interested in becoming correctional
Previously scheduled sessions held in Osoyoos, Oliver and Penticton
were well-received, with 290 people attending the initial two-hour
orientation sessions and just over 200 attending or registered for the
more in-depth readiness sessions.
The new Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) will create more than 240
correctional officer positions in the area. With it slated for
completion in 2016, these sessions will help prepare those interested
for the next steps in the process.
The two-hour orientation sessions will provide an overview of
correctional work, including the culture, safety and security, team
work and professionalism, which are fundamental aspects of the job:
* Nov. 10, 2014 – Frank Venables Theatre, Oliver – 6-8 p.m.
* Nov. 22, 2014 – Justice Institute, Kelowna – 9-11 a.m.
* Nov. 22, 2014 – Justice Institute, Kelowna – 1-3 p.m.
Those interested in attending can call 604 462-5170, or register by
email at email@example.com with REGISTER in the subject line.
Please include your first and second session choices and contact
information in the body of the email.