The Town of Oyen is proud to be home to many active, thriving volunteer based community organizations and groups!
If you'd like to get involved on any of the following groups, use the contact information below to contact that organization or visit our Volunteer Page to see who is actively recruiting.
If you are a member of an organization or group, check out the current funding opportunities that can financially assist you in achieving your projects or goals. 2023 Funding Summary for Municipalities and Organizations
Visit the Committees, Boards, and Commissions Page for the organizations the Town of Oyen Council Members are active in.
Parents are the number one educators of their children and we believe parental involvement in our schools is imperative to student success. There are several to get involved at your child’s schools through School Council, volunteering, classroom support and others.
To see what opportunities we have at our school, click on the picture below:
The Big Country Agricultural Society (BCAS) serves the community of Oyen, Alberta and its surrounding communities. The BCAS organization built, maintains, and operates the Crossroads Center, a heated indoor facility that hosts a variety of community events and is available for private and public rental. The BCAS runs the Farmer's Market and hosts events including The Beef Expo, rodeos, jackpots, gymkhanas, motorcycle rallies, car shows, Open Farm Tours, Little Town of Bethlehem, farm safety, etc.
Check out the list of their upcoming events for 2022/2023!
For Bookings Contact:
Diana (403)664-6600 or Cheryl (403)664-9872
For other information or sponsorship opportunities Contact:
WE HOLD WORSHIP SERVICES WEEKLY. WE HOLD SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONGREGATIONS OF OTHER CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY 2-4 TIMES A YEAR WITHIN COVID RESTRICTIONS. WE OFFER PASTORAL CARE TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS, SENIORS' LODGE AND THE HOUSEBOUND. WE FINANCIALLY SUPPORT LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS BY CONTRIBUTING FUNDS TO OUR DEMONINATIONS DIOCESE WHICH IS A REGISTERED CHARITY. WE PROVIDE EDUCATION THROUGH BIBLE STUDY TO MEMBERS IN OUR CONGREGATION. ALL WORK IS DONE BY 12 PEOPLE - THE ACTIVE MEMBERS OF OUR CONGREGATION.
Address: 101 2nd Avenue West, Oyen, AB
Go visit them on Facebook
The Chinook Applied Research Association is driven by farmers and ranchers in the Special Areas and MD of Acadia of east central Alberta to bring innovative and profitable practices to the local agricultural industry. Our program of applied research, demonstration and extension projects provides a link in the transfer of knowledge and technology between research and the producer. Producers, industry, government and others can access reliable data on crop, livestock, soil and water projects that is relevant to the area and its soil and climatic conditions. CARA is a non-profit society working in, registered as a charity with Revenue Canada.
The Oyen & District Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer, not for profit organization, designed to meet the needs of the community. They supply an avenue for progressive individuals and business people in the community and service area to create a positive, productive and thriving environment by advancing the interests of the community. Become a member of ODCOC and increase your communication within the district!
At Oyen Daycare our mission is to work with families to provide quality, affordable childcare in a nurturing atmosphere. Our program will provide the opportunity for children to interact with peers through play experiences in an inclusive environment which allows freedom within set limits. Our caring and qualified staff will strive to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate learning atmosphere, which fosters a child’s natural desire to explore, discover, create and become a lifelong learner.
If you're interested in availability or would like to donate to this organization, please reach out using the contact information below!
The Oyen Minor Hockey Association offers a variety of hockey programs that welcome boys and girls, ages 4 to 17: U7 (ages 4-6); U9 (ages 7-8); U11 (ages 9-10); U13 (ages 11-12); U15 (ages 13-14); and U18 (ages 15-17).
Each school year the Oyen Public School forms a Parent Council. They meet to discuss new and old topics of education, fundraising, as well as an open round table discussion.
Contact: Jaime Bowles
Visit the Oyen Public School Website for more information!
Facebook: Oyen Skating Club
P.A.A. was formed to create inclusive spaces in a welcoming environment to promote athletic interests in rural communities for all ages. In addition, we will nourish the rural economy by sustaining and supporting rural facilities.
Phone: (403) 664-8204
The Royal Canadian Legion is a non-profit Canadian ex-service organization founded in 1925. Membership includes people who have served as military, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, provincial and municipal police, Royal Canadian Air, Army and Sea Cadets, direct relatives of members and also affiliated.
The Oyen Branch is used to host events in the area, to book the facility please call the contact number below.
Address: 207 5th Ave E.
The Welcoming Communities Committee was created in 2023 and is actively seeking volunteers to welcome and support newcomers as they settle into our community. This Committee aims to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that fosters a sense of belonging and facilitates the successful integration of newcomers.
The Welcoming Communities Ambassador is a volunteer position for six months and will provide social and integration support. These Volunteers will be matched with a newcomer based on interest, skills, experience and newcomers needs. For more information, call the town office (403)664-3511 or check out the documents below.
Thank you for making a difference in your community!