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Humanitarian Directorate Support (Oxfam House)


Oxfam's Global Humanitarian Team leads and coordinates Oxfam's humanitarian programme. It provides leadership that engages, encourages, supports and challenges. We have a compelling vision in which people's rights are met and that they have access to the humanitarian services they need.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reading emerging literature from the humanitarian sector.
  • Prioritising key information for the Humanitarian Directorate.
  • Exposure to Humanitarian strategic planning and decision making.
  • Potential other specific projects depending on skill set.

Skills and competencies:

  • Familiarity with humanitarian sector
  • Good communication skills

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will help Oxfam in this mission to build a just world without poverty.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Experience working in the Humanitarian team of a major charity.
  • Lunch costs and reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam policies.


Nigel Timmins

Global Humanitarian Director

Oxfam House

John Smith Drive

Oxford OX4 2JY

01865 473968

Application process:

Download an  Internship Application Form and send it to to the address above.  Electronic applications are acceptable.

Application deadline:

30 September 2016 

Interview date:

To be arranged

Start date:

To be arranged


  • Oxford


  • Office

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time