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Volunteer Events Organiser (Cumbria, Lancashire, The Fylde and North Manchester)


We are looking for a volunteer event organiser to support with the planning, development and delivery of a large conference to be held in the North West in February 2017. Flexible hours - to be discussed - would suggest a minimum of 6 hours per week but this is negotiable

Key responsibilities:

Project management and delivery of conference including logistics, financial management, internal and external communications, marketing. 

Skills and competencies:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Financial management experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and e-mail systems
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of event management 

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will help Oxfam in this mission to build a just world without poverty
  • Experience in event organisation and management
  • Interesting and varied volunteering experience with one of the world's leading NGO charities
  • Experience and skills for CV
  • References available on request
  • Lunch costs and reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam policies


Penny Walker

Area Manager

Application process:

Please complete Volunteer Application Form and return it to the address above.

Application deadline:

8 November 2016

Applications will be considered as they are received.

Interview date:

To be arranged

Start date:

To be arranged


  • North west


  • Home and community

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time