Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

Employment Opportunity: Designer/Pre-press Layout for Breastfeeding Art Expo

Apply for Short-Term KCR Design Contract Time frame: October 2016 – March 2017 Payment: $50/hour, Estimated 40 hours Application Deadline: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Please provide an outline of your education and experience in design, specifically in the health field, and in layout for print-ready resources, including details of the design program you work in; more » Continue Reading

Employment Opportunity: Consultant/Editor for Breastfeeding Art Expo

Apply for Short-Term KCR Editing Contract Time frame: October 2016 – March 2017 Payment: $35/hour, Estimated 40 hours Application Deadline: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Please provide an outline of your education and experience in plain language project writing and editing, specifically in the health field. This job is for you, if you are a broad more » Continue Reading

MEDIA RELEASE – New Family Hub opens at Pearson Road Elementary

August 17, 2016 (Kelowna) – Parents and guardians of children in Kelowna will be able to access a range of early learning, health and family services in one convenient location now that the Central Okanagan Family Hub – one of the province’s new BC Early Years Centres – has opened at Pearson Road Elementary School more » Continue Reading

Fat Cat Children’s Festival – Volunteers Needed!

Be a Volunteer Cat! Be part of our Amazing Crew – so much for you and for the kids you are helping! Positions include: Activity Stations Info Booth Dog Pound Face Painters School Greeters Check-In Traffic Control Download the Volunteer Application Form Schedule of Events Friday, June 10, 2016 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Open more » Continue Reading

First Ever Downtown Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic!

Date: Friday, June 10, 11:30 am – 6:30 pm Location: Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna How to book your appointment: For individual appointments, please book at www.blood.ca or download the GIVEBLOOD APP or call 1.888.2.DONATE (1.888.236.6283). Need a reason to donate? Watch a local recipients story. Parking: Prospera Place Arena has designated some parking more » Continue Reading

United Way Workshop: Financial Literacy for Non-profits

Building Community Capacity Workshop Series Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: BDO Canada LLP, #400-1631 Dickson Ave (Landmark 6) Cost: $15 Register Now The focus of this lunch and learn session will be: Review the fundamental concepts and structure of non-profit organizations’ financial statements The role of your accountant or more » Continue Reading

Assistance for Fort McMurray

RED CROSS: The Canadian Red Cross is accepting monetary donations through their website. A $5 donation can also be made by texting REDCROSS to 30333. SALVATION ARMY: The Salvation Army is collecting monetary donations online. It says it will provide food, clothing and shelter, among its emergency services. SAMARITAN’S PURSE: The Samaritan’s Purse says it more » Continue Reading

BC-IYSI Parent Engagement Session

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: CMHA Kelowna boardroom, 504 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna (corner of Sutherland and Pandosy) Parents, we want to hear from you! We’re working on a proposal to open a youth clinic so that it is easier for youth and young adults to get help with mental health more » Continue Reading

Walk in Her Shoes Challenge – April 23

A future without poverty is within walking distance. Walk (or run) with us in Kelowna, April 23rd, 2016. In many developing countries, women and girls walk more than 10,000 steps each day to access basic essentials, such as water and food for their families, leaving little time for getting an education or earning an income. more » Continue Reading

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