Work with KCRThank you for your interest in applying to KCR Community Resources. Unfortunately, there are no current employment opportunities at this time.
Interested applicants are asked to forward their resumes to our Executive Director, Ellen Boelcke at ac.rcknull@nelle.
Volunteer with KCRCommunity Services – Workshop Facilitator
We have teams of people who regularly deliver curriculum about board boot camps, fund development, grant writing, and volunteer management. If you have experience in another field of interest to non-profits please let us know. We can explore working together.
Contact: Dawn, 250.763.8008 ext 124, or ac.rcknull@nosnikliwd.
Family Services – Crisis Line Worker
- Offer emotional support to callers who are experiencing relational, personal, and mental health problems
- Empower callers to explore their options and solve their problems
- Supply callers with referrals and resources as required
- Activate emergency crisis intervention when needed
Family Services – Family Friend
This program matches volunteers as competent companions/support person to single parents who are feeling alone due to the stresses of parenting young children. Family Friends provide mentorship/friendship, practical and emotional support, and mutually agreed upon activities.
Contact: Lisa, 250.763.8008 ext 136, or ac.rcknull@dneirfylimaf.
Family Services – Central Okanagan Family HUB
Playtime: Help support families, children, and parents who visit the HUB. Help families to feel comfortable to engage in play with their children, and to ask questions, seek out community resources they may need.
Interest Session: Is there a particular skill or interest that could be shared with parents and children that could be of benefit. (ie. Wellness, yoga, etc.)
Baby Blankets: Organizing or accessing a knitting group that may be interested in donating blankets to families with young children, or for use at the HUB and then take home with them.
Lending Library: Find and introduce new toys to the HUB, keeping it fun and interesting for families.
Clean Toys: Assisting with the cleaning schedule of the HUB to ensure toys are sanitized and safe for all ages.
Set Up: Bringing fun and creative ideas to set up play spaces within the HUB that assist with age-appropriate child development, safety, and various play activates. (ie. reading, eating, tummy play, etc.)
Contact: Terri, 250.826.6264, or ac.hfocnull@irret.
Immigrant Services – Employment Mentorship Program
In the Employment Mentorship Program, you will be matched with a volunteer “mentor” who is someone currently working in your field of work that interests you. You will then meet with your “mentor” on a regular basis and you will learn about Canadian workplace culture, improving job search skills and expanding your professional networks.
Contact: Kathy, 250.763.8008 ext 139, or ac.rcknull@yhtak.
Immigrant Services – Settlement Mentorship Program
In the Settlement Mentorship Program, you or your family will be matched with another individual or family who has been living in Canada for a longer period of time. You and your mentor will connect on a weekly basis and will learn about Canadian culture and traditions, attend events in Kelowna together and meet new people together.
Contact: Marriana, 250.763.8008 ext 135, or ac.rcknull@anairram.