Be matched with a mentor

Inspired.  Empowered.

What is KIS Mentorship Program

A friendship program to match community residents (volunteers)
with immigrants in Kamloops and surrounding communities.


Mentor & mentee can meet:

– For conversation practice at a local coffee  shop, park, library, etc.

– To learn practice skills; how to take the bus, where to buy groceries, etc.

– For fun activities;  going to movies, community events, etc.

It is up to you and your mentee to decide where you want to meet and what you want to do and for how long!

Help learn through a process of social engagement activities.

How to live in Canada

How to adjust to the community

Provide opportunities to practice English 


Who is a mentoring volunteer:

A person who lives in Kamloops 

Someone who wants to learn more about other cultures

Someone who is interested in sharing life experience

A person who wants to help someone adjust to living in a
new country, a new environment


How to Join:

–  Fill out an application form

–  Have an interview with the mentorship coordinator to discuss interests



What are the Benefits?

-Learn about local information and community resources

-Practice conversational English and learn a new vocabulary

-Meet new people in your community


To be matched with a mentor please contact Shiro Abraham at  or 778-470-6101 Ext: 102