Category Archives: Immigrant Services

Immigrant Services – Youth Leadership Week

Dates: March 20th – 24th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Location: KCR, 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna Calling all 12-16-year-old immigrant youth to join KCR for our fun-filled Leadership Week! Learn how to be the best you can be with interesting guest speakers. Make new friends. Learn about yourself. Learn from professionals. Free Snacks & Drinks more » Continue Reading

KCR Mentor Volunteer Committee

Our KCR Mentor Volunteer Committee has been created! Thank you to our volunteers: Julie, Rachel, Alexandra (with Settlement Workers Vicki Pilot and Marrianna Chen) for stepping up to host our quarterly Mentor-Mentee Potlucks. Other fabulous ideas and ways to network to come! Our organization appreciates and gives back to our wonderful Volunteers in many different more » Continue Reading

2nd Annual Dia de Muertos

Day of the Dead at the Shatford Centre Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Shatford Centre, 760 Main St, Penticton Cost: Admission by Donation A community event to share the old Mexican tradition of Dia de Muertos through art, food, fun activities and more. Ancestral altar viewing Collaborative altar art more » Continue Reading

The Law & You – All in the Family: Sponsoring under Family Class

Kelowna Community Resources Immigrant Services Presents “All in the Family: Sponsoring under Family Class” in partnership with the Law Foundation of BC and Ocana Law Group. Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120-1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: Free Register Now: Contact Dorothee at 250.860.4911 or ac.rcknull@eehtorod Description: more » Continue Reading

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

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