Employment Services

KCR Employment Services Programs

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Are you new to Canada and looking for work in your professional field? Do you need additional training or skills for Canadian Employers? Get access to funding for skills training! This program is available for newcomers living in the Okanagan.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Diverse Abilities


The Diverse Abilities program provides employment supports to participants who self identifies as having diverse abilities. The program offers participants individualized, one-on-one support with an Employment Specialist. Participants receive employment counselling, a variety of training and learning opportunities, and workshops focused on the essential skills for success to obtain meaningful employment.

PEERS Employment Program

People who are at risk, experiencing, or have experienced homelessness face multiple barriers to employment. Our program provides true wrap-around support including mentorship, volunteering, training, and community/employment partnerships.

Gateway to Tourism & Hospitality

Helping Newcomers to the Thompson Okanagan Region obtain training and employment in the Tourism & Hospitality sector.

Gateway to Tourism & Hospitality

Skills Training to Employment Program (STEPS)

The STEPS program now provides the opportunity to complete a variety of funded certificates from accredited educational institutes. Past success stories in STEPS allowed participants to obtain certificates, interviews, long term employment, and opportunity for growth in their career.

Youth Employment Skills Strategy (YESS)

Assisting Newcomers between the ages of 15 and 30 reach their career goals.

Youth Employment Skills Strategy (YESS)

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