Category Archives: Immigrant Services

Hiring Foreign In-home Caregivers: Their Pathway to Permanent Residence

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Description: Learn how families can hire a foreign caregiver to provide care, in a private residence, to children, seniors or persons with certified medical needs, when Canadians and permanent residents are not available. Register: Contact Immigrant Services more » Continue Reading

Immigrant Services Summer Youth Program is Back!

Is your child looking for something to do this summer? KCR’s Summer Youth Program is back and is open to children who are 9-15 years old and are still permanent residents. Registration and consent forms can be emailed to ac.rcknull@margorphtuoy or can be dropped off in person at the KCR office. Schedule of Events – more » Continue Reading

FREE Training Session for Translators & Interpreters

You are cordially invited to attend A FREE TRAINING SESSION for translators and interpreters in the Thompson-Okanagan and Kootenay Regions. This FREE training will help participants to: Increase their understanding about interpreting methods and approaches Identify the roles, responsibilities and ethical practices for interpreters Develop a system that will facilitate translation of official documents Access more » Continue Reading

43rd Annual Kelowna Folkfest – July 1st

Date: July 1st, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Location: Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street, Kelowna Cost: Free. Donations gladly accepted. Kelowna Folkfest is the best and biggest indoor family oriented event in the Okanagan to celebrate Canada Day. Folkfest will host 14 ethnic food booths this year. Can you imagine that mouth watering Greek Souvlaki, more » Continue Reading

KCR Immigrant Services is Now Open Late & Providing Services at the Rutland Library!

Open Late Starting on June 21st, KCR Immigrant Services will be open on Tuesdays from 8:30 am – 6:30 pm. If you would like to meet with a Settlement Worker after 4:30 pm, please call us at 250.763.8008 to make an appointment. Drop-in service will not be available between 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Everyone more » Continue Reading

Celebrating Turkish Food & Life – June 25th

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 10:00 am Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna More Information: call Karen at 250.707.3762 or email ac.mahargneraknull@nerak Are you Turkish Canadian, or a visitor from Turkey? Could you share one hour to help review the new Turkish Food Guide? This is a unique and important Turkish more » Continue Reading

Mentorship Program – We Want You!!

WE WANT YOU for our Immigrant Services Employment Mentorship Program Our mentees are looking to be matched with Travel Agents, Administration Assistants, Accountants and Dietitians. The Employment Mentorship Program assists immigrants with their transition into Canadian life and workplace culture by matching an immigrant mentee with a volunteer mentor who is working or has worked more » Continue Reading

The Law & You – Hiring International Workers – April 14

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120-1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Pre-register: Contact Dorothee at ac.rcknull@eehtorod or call 250.860.4911 Kelowna Community Resources (KCR) Immigrant Services, in partnership with the Law Foundation of BC and Pushor Mitchell, continues its “The Law & You Series” with a session on hiring more » Continue Reading

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