Resources you’ll find on this page include:
| Directory of Community Services | Step-by-Step Intro to the Online Database |
| Flu Clinics Guide | Street Survival Guide | Public Access Computer Sites |
| Media Resources Guide | Legal Services Guide |
| Brochures: Community Info Database and Community Information & Volunteer Centre |
| Calendar of Events & Festivals in the Central Okanagan | Holiday Events Guide |
For Service Providers
| Basic Needs Resource Guide | Children & Youth with Special Needs Resource Guide |
| Suicide Prevention Handbook | Adult Services Guide | Youth Services Guide |
| Apps for Special Education | Women’s Resource Guide |
| Monthly Bulletin | Monthly Bulletin Archives |
| Get Involved: Volunteering Central Okanagan Style | Volunteer Centre Column |
| Weekly eVent Banner Ad | The Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement |
| National Occupational Standards: For Managers of Volunteer Resources |
| Skills Plus: Bridging Volunteer Experience and Career Development |
| Brochure: Overview of Volunteer Management |
Directory of Community Services: Central Okanagan
Download: View a SAMPLE of the KCR Directory of Community Services – Winter 2013 here
Provides detailed information on the programs and services in Lake Country, Kelowna, West Kelowna, Westbank and Peachland. This 300+ page directory outlines community, health and social service agencies, as well as federal, provincial and municipal government services. A Winter and Spring edition are published each year. You can purchase one edition of the Directory for $30.00. Click here to order a print Directory.
A database of community information is available online. Click here to search the online directory.
Download: KCR’s Database Update Instructions (PDF)
A handy reference for adding, updating or deleting your Community Information record(s) or Volunteer Opportunities.
Download: KCR Flu Clinics Guide – Winter 2013
Download: KCR’s Street Survival Guide (PDF)
The Street Survival Guide is a handy one-page publication with listings on where to find a meal, medical attention, clothing, a hot cup of coffee, or where to find a place to sleep for the night.
Download: KCR’s Media Resources Guide (PDF)
The Media Resources Guide is a quick reference for local newspapers, magazines and online media in the Central Okanagan. KCR provides this FREE service to support your non-profit organization. Please submit your event ideas for Banner Ads and your volunteer recruitment for the Volunteer Centre column.
Download: KCR’s Legal Services Guide (PDF)
The Legal Services Guide is a brief listing of legal assistance, advocacy, family law, housing, estates, credit, judicial, and online resources.
Download: KCR’s CIOC Database of Community Resources Brochure (PDF)
Download: KCR Community Information and Volunteer Centre Brochure (PDF)
View the KCR Calendar of Community Events for the Central Okanagan
KCR’s 2013 Holiday Events Guide (PDF)
A list of free and low-cost activities during the Christmas season.
KCR’s 2013 Holiday Events Guide Poster (PDF) to let your clients know where to download their copy.
For Service Providers
Download: KCR’s Basic Needs Resource Guide (PDF)
Services are briefly explained and organized by primary needs such as food, clothing, housing, hygiene, outreach, and employment.
Download: KCR’s Children & Youth With Special Needs Resource Guide for Service Providers (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Suicide Prevention Handbook (PDF)
Provides information on emergency programs and services in addition to suicide prevention guidelines for professionals.
Download: KCR’s Adult Services Guide (PDF)
A comprehensive guide for adults in need of clothing, food, shelter and other services in our community. Updated semi-annually. To print, please select legal paper, 2 sided print, flip on short edge.
Download: KCR’s Youth Services Guide (PDF)
A handy guide for youth in need of clothing, food, and other helpful services. Updated semi-annually. To print, please select legal paper, 2 sided print, flip on short edge.
Download: Apps for Special Education (PDF)
Provides a comprehensive list of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch apps for (Special) Education on subjects ranging from speech/language, sign language, organization/scheduling, reading/writing/math, music/song, art/photography, games, accessibility, early intervention, fine motor development, app collections, productivity, and remote desktop.
Download: Supplementary List of Apps for Special Education (PDF)
Download: Women’s Resource Guide (PDF)
Click here to view the Monthly Bulletin in its new web-format on kcr.ca.
Click here to subscribe to the Monthly Bulletin using MailChimp by filling out your name and email.
Archives: Monthly Bulletin
Download Get Involved: Volunteering Central Okanagan Style 2013 (PDF)
Looking for more information on volunteering in the Central Okanagan? Check out the latest Get Involved magazine and visit the Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair info pages. Click here to go to the Okanagan Volunteer Fair Information Page.
Every Thursday, our Volunteer Centre column is published in the Capital News. Click here to go to the Volunteer Centre Column Archives Page.
Download the Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement (PDF)
Volunteer Canada created the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement to support organizations that engage volunteers. The CCVI is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. This includes volunteers working in leadership, direct service and virtual roles.
Download Link: National Occupational Standards – For Managers of Volunteer Resources (PDF)
Produced by the HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector. The National Occupational Standard provides a foundation for the further development of key human resource and career planning tools.
Download: Skills Plus for Volunteers (PDF)
Bridging Volunteer Experience and Career Development
Download: KCR Overview of Volunteer Management Brochure (PDF)