Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair



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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

This trade show style of event brings together about 70 nonprofits organizations recruiting volunteers with hundreds of people looking for a place to volunteer. It is a time to have face-to-face conversations about causes, services, and opportunities. There are lots choices about where to get involved and how to make the greatest impact.


Registration

Full Participation Cost (Fair & Magazine): $50
Magazine Ad Only: $125


Registration is now closed.

Refunds will not be issued after the registration deadline.

Preorder Lunch

Preorder lunch for the people staffing your display at the Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair. It is a wonderful way of recognizing them.

Cost: $5
Includes: Mini sub, veggie bag with hummus, fruit or cookie, juice or water
Preorder Now

Sponsors

Okanagan Volunteer Fair 2017 Sponsor Logos

Magazine Ads

Submit your ad online with your registration (preferred), or email your information to: ac.rcknull@ofni. If emailing, please enter your organization’s name in the subject line, followed by “Write up”. Submission guidelines are as follows.

Please note: an extra fee of $60 will be charged for each change to magazine content and logo once submitted.

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The logo space is 2.3125″ wide x 0.75″ high. When sending your logo, the following are acceptable files:
  • a high resolution PDF file (minimum 300dpi images at 100%, fonts embedded or converted to outlines) or;
  • a Vector Artwork file or .eps with all fonts converted to outlines (Illustrator CS3 or lower file) or;
  • a .jpeg or .tiff file at minimum 300dpi.

Remember a GIF file is NOT appropriate for print. Any files pulled off your website will NOT be accepted. Do NOT send us logos done in Publisher, CorelDraw, Word, Powerpoint or WordPerfect.

Contact Information
The correct format for your contact information is:
Street Address
City, Province Postal Code
Phone Number
Email Address
Website


Magazine Write-Up
70 Words – Mention the kind of work your society/organization does, the kinds of volunteers you are looking for and what kind of training you offer to your volunteers. Encourage people to volunteer by letting them know how they can make a difference in their community using their skills and knowledge. Remember not to be too wordy and don’t include the contact information that already is listed at the top of your ad.

Lunch & Learn

Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna
Topic: How to Hook New Volunteers: Recruitment as Selling

Learn how to improve your skills at selling your organization to potential volunteers.

Lunch will be provided.

Download the notes from the 2016 Lunch & Learn

Steering Committee

Laurel D’Andrea
Executive Director, Uptown Rutland Business Association

Pam Brooks
Community Recreation Coordinator, City of Kelowna

Karen Hill
Publisher, Kelowna Capital News

Beryl Itani
Community Volunteer

Wendy Robertson
Community Volunteer

Dawn Wilkinson
Community Services Manager, KCR Community Resources

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