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The Elk Valley Pride Society brings together countless individuals under the umbrella of unity, acceptance, and celebration of diversity. But behind the bright colors, meaningful events, and powerful messages, there’s a dedicated team of volunteers. People like you make our mission possible.

Why Volunteer?

  • Make an Impact: Every volunteer role, whether big or small, contributes directly to the success of our events and the strength of our community.
  • Meet Like-Minded Individuals: Joining our volunteer team allows you to connect with others who are passionate about LGBTQIA+ rights and inclusion.
  • Learn & Grow: Whether you’re ticket checking, hosting an event, or sitting on a committee, each opportunity offers unique experiences and
  • Be Part of a Bigger Movement: By volunteering, you’re taking a stand, championing LGBTQIA+ rights and community in the Elk Valley area.

Opportunities Await!

Pride Festival: Dive into the heart of the celebrations! You can assist with:
  • Ticket Checking
  • Selling 50/50 Tickets
  • Overseeing the Merch Table
  • Event Setup & Cleanup
  • Being a Talent Host

Throughout The Year

Our commitment to the community doesn’t stop after the festival. Here’s how you can be involved:
  • Hosting Rainbow Connections events: Share, connect, and support.
  • Youth Committee: Shape the future by engaging with the next generation.
  • Board of Directors: Be at the helm, guiding our society’s vision and impact.
  • Fundraising Committee: Drive our initiatives by ensuring resources.
  • Poster Distribution: Help spread the word and keep our community informed.
Whether you can spare an hour or can commit long-term, every bit of help advances our mission. Take pride in being a part of the change, the joy, and the love we aim to spread. Interested? Send us an email at and let us know how you’d like to contribute. Together, let’s make the Elk Valley even more vibrant
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About Us

The Fernie Pride Society supports and connects the 2SLGBTQ+ community in the Elk Valley.  Incorporated in December 2016, the Society is a hub for 2SLGBTQ+ people and their allies, programming special events as well as providing resource referrals.


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102 Commerce Road
Fernie, BC
V0B 1M5

Fernie Pride acknowledges that we reside on land located within Qukin ʔamakʔis, the unceded traditional territory of Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it.

We recognize that we live and work within their vast lands. ʔakanuxunik̓ are from Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi‘it and are members of the Ktunaxa speaking peoples of British Columbia, Idaho, and Montana.

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