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From a few spare hours to years of dedication, over 22,000 volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are helping to lift lives for good. But giving up your free time is only a part of the story, as these inspiring volunteers show.

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Guest post: Why your school needs an Oxfam Youth Ambassador group

Millie, an Oxfam Youth Ambassador at Ringwood School, writes about what she has learnt and how your pupils could benefit from setting up an Oxfam Youth Ambassadors group at your school.

8 reasons to be an Oxfam Youth Ambassador

At the end of the Summer term, we reviewed what our Youth Ambassador's have been doing over the last year. Reading through the feedback from the groups was so inspiring: we always suspected that these young people were fantastic, but their hard... Read more

Guest post: “Despite a barrage of bad press, today’s young people are socially engaged and getting ready to change the world for the better...”

In the most recent edition of Teach Secondary magazine Michael Lynas from the National Citizen Service Trust wrote about his experiences with young people today as connected and informed global citizens. Michael has kindly agreed for Oxfam Education... Read more