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You can help GSPS promote diversity and multiculuralism in Sudbury

Application period is open for Diversity Advisory Committee
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The Greater Sudbury Police Service is inviting citizens and community organizations interested in participating on the GSPS Diversity Advisory Committee to submit an application. (File)

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is inviting citizens and community organizations interested in participating on the GSPS Diversity Advisory Committee to submit an application.

Diversity Advisory Committee members provide information and advice to the office of the chief of police with respect to matters relating to race relations, multiculturalism and policing within the City of Greater Sudbury.

Responsibilities include:

  • Enhance, enrich, and when required establish positive connections between the office of the Chief of Police and the multiracial/multicultural communities within the City of Greater Sudbury;
  • Provide counsel to the office of the Chief of Police on matters related to multiracial/multicultural communities within the City of Greater Sudbury;
  • Assist in the assessment of the implementation of the employment equity plan and development of strategies to promote equitable multiracial/multicultural representation throughout the various positions within the Greater Sudbury Police Service;
  • Assist in the assessment and development of the promotional processes to ensure fair opportunity for all Greater Sudbury Police Service members to pursue personal career goals;
  • Assist in the assessment of operational policies to ensure inclusivity is evident;
  • Promote events that will support the purpose of Greater Sudbury Police Diversity Advisory Committee;
  • Continue efforts to promote inclusivity and build healthy relationships with students and new comers new to our community.
  • Encourage open dialogue with members of the multiracial/multicultural communities and the Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Duties of members:

  • Attend Diversity Advisory Committee meetings
  • Prepare for the meetings by reading related materials
  • Participate actively in meetings
  • Keep informed on roles, responsibilities and activities of the Diversity Advisory Committee
  • Serve on sub-committees or ad hoc task committees as may be appointed
  • Share information/concerns as appropriate
  • Notify the Chair if unable to attend meetings

The Diversity Advisory Committee generally meets every month from October to June at Greater Sudbury Police Headquarters, 190 Brady Street. 

Committee membership includes representation from community organizations, citizens and youth. As part of the consideration process, a criminal records check is required.

"Make a difference in your community. Be a voice to the chief of police," said a GSPS news release.

"Increase friendship circles, lead inspiring and motivational opportunities in the community."

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in being involved and resume no later than Sept. 4 to:

Greater Sudbury Police Service
Attention/ Carrie-Lynn Hotson
Manager of Human Resources and Staff Development
190 Brady St.
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1C7

Only those being considered will be contacted. Additional information is available at www.gsps.ca.



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