22,000 Oxfam volunteers: An Olympic effort
Al Kinley Editorial assistant for Oxfam's digital communications
16th Aug 2012
So the Olympics is all over (at least until the Paralympics!). Did you know that London 2012 is responsible for the biggest peacetime mobilisation of people since World War II - the 70,000 volunteers who helped keep the Olympic Games running smoothly?
Oxfam relies on volunteers too - more than 22,000 of them across the UK. The time you give to support our life-changing work makes all the difference in the world. Fancy getting involved? Here are some ways you can volunteer with us.
In an Oxfam shop: We won most profitable charity retailer in 2011 thanks to our brilliant team of more than 22,000 shop volunteers.
In our offices: Looking for a new challenge or career change? A few months at Oxfam is a great way to hone your skills.
In your community: Get involved with Oxfam supporters in your local area to help transform other communities worldwide.
At an event or festival: Help out at an Oxfam event or festival and we can promise you a memorable experience!
At our warehouses: We've a range of roles in our warehouses to sort and prepare stock donated to Oxfam shops.
On our Supporter Panel: Sign up to complete a 15-minute survey for us once a month, and help steer the way to a fairer world.
There are loads of ways to volunteer for Oxfam. Hopefully we'll see you in an Oxfam office or shop or a festival field one day soon!