CSS on the Beat: Vicky Perehinec

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Meet Vicky Perehinec

Q: How long have you worked with Ottawa Community Housing?
A: I’ve been with OCH for 10 years.

Q: What interested you in the Community Safety Worker positions?
A: I saw CSW’s while on a ride-along with Ottawa Police and as very interested in the job after speaking with some staff.  I saw the opportunity to do a job where I could problem solve, and work in an environment where the job is ever changing, not monotonous.

Q: What did you study in school?
A: I studied Police Foundations and Psychology

Q: What is your favourite part of the job?
A: My favourite part of the job is the team atmosphere and being able to socialize with people in our communities that have such diverse backgrounds.

Q: What is your favourite quote? (Movie or Book)
A: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

 

 Vicky Perehinec said she was drawn to OCH because she wanted to help people experiencing tough situations.

Vicky Perehinec said she was drawn to OCH because she wanted to help people experiencing tough situations.

Read more On the Beat articles

This post is also available in: Français (French)