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Now Accepting Applications for GSPS Spiritual Team!

The Greater Sudbury Police Service invites citizens and community organizations interested in participating on the Greater Sudbury Police Service Spiritual Team to submit an application.

Through the input received from a recent internal Diversity Census, the Greater Sudbury Police Service is looking to create a Spiritual Team to provide support to our Members, as well as, participate in community events as an extension of the Service. We are seeking to create a multi-dimensional, volunteer Spiritual Team that will be comprised of a group of religious, pastoral, and spiritual leaders.

The Spiritual Team will be available to:

  • Provide spiritual care
  • Support Members and their families
  • Deliver inspirational messages to the Service
  • Assist with critical incident stress debriefing
  • Conduct invocations at Service functions as requested
  • Organize and conduct events designed to enhance      morale and well-being of Service Members and their families
  • Counsel members in response to stress or family  crisis
  • Accompany a Police Officer to assist with notification of sudden death by suicide, natural causes or serious injury of Members if requested.
  • Visit with sick or injured Members at their house or in the hospital
  • Participate in ceremonial events
  • Offer gratitude at special occasions
  • Act as a liaison with local ministerial associations and on matters pertaining to the moral, spiritual, or religious belief
  • Perform weddings, baptisms, funerals, and other important events
  • Be available to participate in ride-along programs to better understand the needs of the community and Members of the        Police Service

The Spiritual Team will maintain strict confidentiality in their affiliation with Members unless required by law to report a concern for the safety of the Member or safety of others.

We are seeking individuals who embody our RICH values of Respect, Inclusivity, Courage, and Honesty to serve in this capacity. 

We look forward to having leaders of diverse faiths and backgrounds become a part of our Spiritual Team.

Individuals who share our vision of working to improve community safety and well-being in our community are invited to submit an application to be considered for membership on the Spiritual Team.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in being involved and resume and completed Spiritual Team Application Form no later than November 14, 2017 to:

Greater Sudbury Police Service
Attention: Carrie-Lynn Hotson
Manager of Human Resources and Professional Development
190 Brady Streat, Sudbury, ON P3E 1C7

To access the Spiritual Team Application Form click here

The Greater Sudbury Police Service thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those being considered will be contacted.

Appropriate accomodations will be provided upon request througout the hiring process in accordance with the Greater Sudbury Police Services Employment Accomodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). 




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