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Gathering Our Voices on Health – 2013 Aboriginal Youth Conference – Volunteer Recruitment

For Immediate Release

January 22, 2013

Esquimalt Territory / Victoria, BC – Penticton will soon host over one thousand Aboriginal youth delegates from around British Columbia and Canada as they come together for the 11th Annual Aboriginal Youth Conference Gathering Our Voices on Health from March 19-22, 2013.

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres and Ooknakane Aboriginal Friendship Centre are proud to host Gathering Our Voices on the traditional territory of the Okanagan peoples at the Penticton Convention Centre, Penticton Community Centre, and the Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre. This year’s theme is “Health”.

Volunteers are needed to help support this conference in a variety of areas, whether your interests are sharing your knowledge of the Penticton area, First Aid, working with Elders, helping with evening entertainment, or helping with meals. If you are able to give your time, we have four hour shifts available to help meet the conference needs.

The volunteer drive will take place throughout January and February, we encourage all Penticton and Okanagan Valley citizens to come out and show the hospitality of your region.

Volunteer Registration forms are available on the website:

For further information please contact:

Julie Robertson, [email protected]

Gathering Our Voices (GOV) Volunteer Coordinator
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
Ph. 800-990-2432 or 250-388-5522