Partners In Resources Inc (PIERS)

BrightSTART, Kelowna, Penticton, West Kelowna, Vernon

Record #: KNA0822
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2021
Last Full Update: 20 Jul 2021

Contact Information

Office Phone Kelowna 250.718.5001 
Penticton 778.518.9520 
West Kelowna 250.718.5001 
Vernon 236.426.3838
Toll Free Phone 1.866.488.8696
Fax 778.478.0133
Primary Contact Angie Eneas, Employment Skills Training Coordinator, Piers (Partners in Resources); Phone: 250.718.5001; Email:

Description & Services

Service Details Free program focused on supporting immigrant, Francophone, and visible minority populations to gain meaningful employment and/or further education/training. 
- One-to-one skills training and employment services 
- ESL support, including multilingual staff and translation services  
- Help to obtain Foreign Credentialing  
- Workshops regarding Canadian Employment standards, cultural norms, tackling racism, and life skills  
- Job search assistance including support in writing resumes, cover letters, and applications and arranging/attending interviews  
- "Drop-in" services for participants to access computers and phones 
- Access to mental health and drug/alcohol counselling 
- Access to food, transportation, and help with obtaining some job-start necessities 
- Access to eye care through partnership with Tutt Street Optometry for those living in poverty
Eligibility - A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person legally entitled to work in Canada 
- Unemployed or Precariously Employed; and either 
----A Recent Immigrant (within 10 years of landing); and or 
----A Visible Minority 
- Living in British Columbia 
- Facing barriers to employment
How to Apply Contact office for more info.
Cost Free


Address & Map
1799 Harvey Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G4
Located In Community Kelowna

Other Details

Languages English ; Interpretive Services ; Other languages besides English available, depending on the languages spoken by multilingual staff.