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Source: Government of New Caledonia

A ceremony in honor of the end of mission of the fourth group of auxiliary safety calendar took place on Friday 14 February. The opportunity for New Caledonia and the State of to highlight the commitment of these young people by enhancing their sense of civic duty and their exemplary behaviour.

After six months in the service of the communes of the territory or of the directorate of civil Security and risk management (DSCGR), 60 auxiliary civil security promotion 2019-2020 have been rewarded. In tight ranks, despite the heat, each was awarded, by the president of the government, the haussaire, the acting director of the DSCGR or the vice-rector, a diploma, and warm congratulations in regard to the work done in favour of New Caledonia.

A moment of glory for these young women and men, but also of pride for the partners of this device, together in order “to honour the youth of new caledonia and its energy at the service of the safety of our citizens,” recalled the president of the government of Thierry Santa.

A voluntary commitment to the service of the general interest

From 2016, the government welcomes every year for six months, some 70 volunteers of the civic service from the whole of New Caledonia, through a partnership with the State and the MIJ. In this framework, they receive a preparatory training which includes the PSC1 (certificate Prevention and relief civic level 1). Various missions are then entrusted to : support to the public services in the prevention of major risks (forest fires, hurricanes, mosquito-borne viruses…), monitoring of the start of fires (watchmen) and reception of calls about forest fires (operators, forest fires). Opportunities that allow them to exercise civic duty, to enrich their experience and encourage vocations…

It is the smile and a very positive balance that Samantha, Jordan and Rosemonde have completed their mission auxiliary of civil security. “We have real responsibilities when it is ancillary, tells Jordan that was based in the emergency centre Lifou to receive telephone calls and radio. It must convey important information, accurate and give a good image. “” For me, it has given me the desire to continue in the security sector, ” says Samantha, stationed in the barracks of Poindimié during its mission. I think training in safety on the mines, and then retake the tests to become a firefighter-volunteer. “Assigned to the DSCGR to raise awareness of the major risks (forest fires, cyclones, tsunamis, mosquito-borne viruses), Rosemonde was, it flourished” in touch “. “I have participated in several school-based interventions,” explains the young woman. It was very motivating to be able to convey these important messages to young children ! “

The civic service in New Caledonia

This device is a variation of the civic service of the universal State. It is a voluntary commitment to the service of the general interest. It is a conventional system established between the high commissioner of the Republic acting on behalf of the national Agency for civic service, New Caledonia and the volunteer.It is aimed at young people from 16 to 25 years old, of French nationality, without condition of graduation. A duration of at least six months and is not renewable, it gives rise to the payment of an allowance supported by the State and New Caledonia. It also opens the right to a comprehensive system of social protection financed by the State.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure is not be perfect.

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