Looking for a career in childcare, but don’t know where to start?

Entering childcare can sometimes be a confusing process. What age group do you want to work with? What certifications do you require? Because of this local childcare agencies have teamed up to provide information session on the topic! Join us on June 20th from 5:00 – 8:00 in the College of the Rockies Kimberley Campus, to learn more.

If you have questions regarding the session please reach out to Sarah at [email protected].

Community Support!

Join us in thanking Western Financial Group Communities Foundation!

Our Kids Club Afterschool Program has received a generous donation of $5,000 from Western Communities Foundation! Summit Community Services Society has operated the Kids Club Afterschool Program for over a decade. The program is dedicated to providing quality after-school care along with full-time care during the summer for school-aged children. We want to thank Western Communities Foundation for their continued support!

To learn more about our Kids Club After School Program you can contact our program manager at 2504179049.

Summit Community Services Society Unveils New Website and Branding!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our freshly redesigned website and brand identity for Summit Community Services Society, a dedicated non-profit organization based in Cranbrook, BC. Our mission is to empower and uplift our community by providing a range of quality, accessible, and client-centered support services, childcare, and intervention programs.

Our new website showcases our commitment to this mission with an easy-to-navigate, user-friendly design that highlights our services, success stories, and ways for you to get involved. We’ve also updated our branding to better reflect our values and dedication to creating a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.

We invite you to explore our new website and join us in our journey to strengthen the bonds within our community, as we work together to build a brighter future for all. Be sure to check back regularly for updates, events, and news about our ongoing initiatives. Thank you for your continued support!

Welcome Sarah

Summit Community Services Society is excited and pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director, Sarah Jacklin. 

Sarah has returned to the East Kootenay to take the lead position at Summit after spending time working for a non-profit in the lower mainland.

Sarah replaces retiring Executive Director Heather Rennebohm and will lead the team of counsellors, daycares, seniors’ groups and office staff in Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Sarah begins her new role Tuesday, September 7. Please join us in welcoming her to the team.

Welcome Sarah!

Summit Community Services Society (Summit) announces the appointment of a new Executive Director. Sarah Jacklin, a Kimberley native, has returned to the East Kootenay to take over management of staffing, funding, and programming for this busy office.

Jacklin has been working for a non-profit in the lower mainland for the last number of years and is pleased to be back in the area to take the helm of Summit. She replaces retiring Executive Director Heather Rennebohm who has been with the non-profit for more than two years.

Summit is a non-profit society that has been operating in the Cranbrook/Kimberley area for over 23 years and employs 37 staff. Programs include day care, after school care, seniors programming, trauma counselling, police-based victims’ assistance, stopping the violence programming and men’s counselling.

Summit’s AGM is September 14, and the volunteer board will welcome three new members as they bid farewell to one long time member and the retiring executive director.