Workshops & Training

Workshops & Training

Blow is a list of upcoming workshops KCR is offering in Immigrant Services. These workshops are all offered for free (unless otherwise noted).

Settlement Workshops




Ongoing Programs at Immigrant Services

Employment Mentorship Program

Would you like to meet people working in your desired field of work? Join our Employment Mentorship Program!

KCR's Employment Mentorship Program aims to assist you in learning more about Canadian workplace culture, improve your job search skills and meet people already working in your field of interest.

We currently have mentors in computer programming, banking, and social work. If you are interested in any of these areas and would like to be matched to one of these mentors, please contact Vicki at 250.763.8008 ext 139.

If none of those areas of work interest you and you would like a mentor for a different type of work, please contact Marriana at the above number. We will find a mentor for you.

Settlement Mentorship Program

  • Do you want to practice your English?
  • Do you want to meet more people in Kelowna?
  • Do you want to become more involved in Canadian culture and lifestyle?
The Settlement Mentorship Program can match you with a mentor, who has been living in Canada for a longer amount of time. You and your mentor will meet once a week for a 6 month period and your mentor can help you practice your English, meet people and become more involved in Canadian culture by doing different activities that you are both interested in.

If you or your family are interested in being matched with a mentor or mentor family, please contact Marriana at 250.763.8008 ext 135.

Immigrant Services - Workshop Blog Posts

  • Let’s tell a Story The Opening Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions. Storytelling is a gift that creates a sense of magic and wonder that teaches us about others and about our own lives. Storytelling is a unique way for people to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures and can promote a positive attitude to people from different lands, races and religions. Storytelling can spark the imagination, ones’ creativity; improve listening skills and the practice of empathy. What to Expect Newcomer/immigrant youths will construct their stories of overcoming, hope, and Love into one collective narrative that will inspire a better tomorrow…Now. In each ...
  • Summer Youth Program Dates: Activities will run through July & August, with 2-3 activities / week Cost: $7.50 / activity Eligibility: Permanent residents Naturalized citizens Children of temporary foreign workers Ages 9-17 Register Now: ac.rcknull@margorphtuoy, or call 250.763.8008 New to Canada? Searching for summer fun? Want to make new friends? Come and enjoy fun local activities all over the Okanagan this summer! From high energy endeavours like laser tag and rock climbing to becoming creative with crafts and pottery, participants will never have a dull moment! Activites Bento Box Creations Date: Friday, August 10, 2018, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Location: KCR Community Resources, #200 – 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna Description: Lunch Box making event! Participants will ...
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