Okanagan Volunteer Fair

Find your next volunteer opportunity at the Okanagan VolunteerConnector

Saturday, September 16, 2023

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Looking to Volunteer? Join us at the 26th annual Okanagan Volunteer Fair to learn more about over 70 local non-profit organizations and various types of opportunities they have available throughout the Central Okanagan! Connect with your community, network, gain experience, develop your skills, make an impact and get involved! This event is free to anyone who is interested in volunteering.

Thank you from the Community Services Team at KCR for the successful 2022 Okanagan Volunteer Fair.
Thanks to the over 70 organizations and all of their volunteers for representing the sector at the Fair. It was great to connect with so many people making our communities stronger and better.
Thank you to the curious community members, who came out to find new ways to volunteer.
Thank you to the Ecole Glenmore Elementary students that came and sang for us at the Volunteer Managers Appreciation Breakfast – you are so inspiring!
And of course, thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making it possible to host the Fair:
If you weren’t able to make it to the Fair, visit https://kcr.ca/publications/ and scroll down to “Volunteer Resources” where you will find this year’s Get Involved: Volunteer Central Okanagan Style Magazine, which includes all the participating organizations and information about their volunteer opportunities. 

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Organization Registration

Cost: Early Bird Registration $65 / Late Registration $75 / Magazine entry only $150

Early Bird Deadline: June 28th, 2022

Registration Deadline: August 11th, 2022

Note: Refunds will not be issued after the Registration Deadline – August 11, 2022

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Registration Includes:

  • An organizational profile listing in the 2022/2023 Get Involved Magazine, which includes a 70-word description and your organization’s logo (check out last year’s magazine).
  • A table with a tablecloth at the 25th Annual Okanagan Volunteer Fair on September 17th, 2022. Please complete all of your display requirements with your registration.
  • A complimentary Volunteer Managers Appreciation Breakfast on September 16th, 2022 to celebrate the amazing work you have all been doing!

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Magazine Organizational Profile Listing

Your Event Registration includes a 70-word organization description and logo in our annual Get Involved Central Okanagan Style magazine, produced by the Kelowna Capital News.


The logo space is 2.3125″ wide x 0.75″ high. When sending your logo, the following are acceptable files:

  • High-resolution PDF file (minimum 300dpi images at 100%, fonts embedded or converted to outlines) or;
  • Vector Artwork file or .eps with all fonts converted to outlines (Illustrator CS3 or lower file) or;
  • .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

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.

If you would like to buy a larger ad in Get Involved Central Okanagan Style, please contact Kelowna Capital News.

Volunteer Managers Appreciation Breakfast

Date: September 16, 2022
Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

This year, we would like to recognize and highlight you, the volunteer managers, who work so hard to make volunteering a valuable experience for everyone involved. As our way of giving thanks to your unwavering efforts and continued support throughout the past year, we formally invite you to a hearty appreciation breakfast. Please join us for a fun-filled morning of capacity building and recognition. There may even be some prizes to be won!

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