Our fall group schedule is now available online.
Please join us in welcoming Lisa Sookochoff to our counselling staff. Lisa has a Master of Arts in Counselling and is a registered clinical counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. She brings over a decade of experience providing individual and group counselling services to a young adult population.
The Kelowna Family Centre is seeking a full-time or part-time counsellor for its Adult short-term counselling program starting June 1, 2017. The successful candidate will provide individual and group counselling services to adults referred by Mental Health for the purpose of promoting healthy family or community relationships. Other smaller programs may also be available. $27/hour. The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Counselling, Social Work or related field of clinical experience with adults and couples in individual and group counselling. Ability to participate in a team environment and develop care plans. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kelowna Family Centre is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director position is a permanent part-time position of 25 hours/week. The deadline is May 31st, 2017. Please see the full job posting at: Executive Director Job Posting.
Lisa Binnie, Executive Director of the Kelowna Family Centre & Chairperson of the Violence Against Women in Relationships committee (VAWIR), speaking at Open Doors, a transgender workshop exploring solutions to the issues and challenges faced when working with transgender individuals (sponsored by WorkBC & Kelowna VAWIR). Guest speakers were Dr. Trevor Corneil, VP Population Health and Chief Medical Health Officer of Interior Health, and Davina Kula, Director of Education, Okanagan Pride Society. The workshop was attended by several team members of the Kelowna Family Centre.
The Kelowna Family Centre was an exhibitor at the Immigrant Services Fair in Kelowna on Saturday, March 25th.
L to R: Lisa Binnie, Executive Director; Sandi Fryer, Board Member; Joyce Eng, Counsellor
100+ Women Who Care KELOWNA donation
In January, the Kelowna Family Centre was chosen to be one of three presenting organizations at the 100+ Women Who Care Kelowna quarterly meeting. Lois Hansen, Clinical Counsellor at our Centre, gave a fabulous presentation of the value of our organization to the community. We are pleased to announce that the Kelowna Family Centre received the most votes and were presented with $6,300.00. We are extremely grateful for this donation.
The Online Silent Auction has ended. Thank you for your generosity and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season from the Kelowna Family Centre family.
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