Thompson-Okanagan

Bridges Trauma Informed Employment Program - Provincial Online Program

The Bridges Employment program helps women reclaim their lives who have experienced domestic or sexualized violence. Training includes essential skills, soft skills, and pre-employment education.

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

Bridges for Womenemail or 250-385-7410


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AEGIS Program

The AEGIS program prepares participants for work as Community Support Workers. Participants receive instruction in theoretical knowledge, workplace practice and skills, and professional, personal, and community supports. Eligible individuals in small BC communities receive assistance with travel and living expenses to participate in the program's core locations.

Regional Districts:

  • Central Okanagan
  • North Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Kelowna
  • Vernon

Contact:

Canadian Vocational Training Centreemail or 250-596-1575

Directions Employment Program

The Directions Employment program prepares participants for skills upgrading or occupational skills training. Participants receive training in essential skills, computer literacy, academic training, and ongoing mentoring.

Regional Districts:

  • North Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Online
  • Vernon

Contact:

Community Futures North Okanagan (CFNO), email or 250-545-2215

Career Pathways to Success: An Innovative Employment Program for Survivors of Domestic Violence

The Career Pathways to Success program supports survivors of domestic violence enter the workforce. Training includes a career self-discovery process and short-term certificates. Participants also receive post-training supports to find employment or move onto further education.

Regional Districts:

  • Thompson-Nicola
  • Central Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Kamloops
  • Kelowna

Contact:

Open Door Social Services Society, email or 250-377-3670

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