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


We take the guesswork out of getting the right job fit for four unique social groups. Through personalized training, participants can confidently move forward in their career goals.

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)

General Employment Services Programs

In partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS), we are offering employment services for those who are experiencing barriers to employment. Through workshops, compassionate 1-on-1 support/coaching and access to financial supports to complete short term certificates, you will be well on your way to finding employment!

For information and registration, please email employmentservices@kcr.ca.

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