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Meet our volunteers

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. We are grateful for any time our volunteers are able to give which is why we wanted to feature real volunteers in our new Give A Shift campaign. Find out more about all the volunteers that took part in the slideshow below.

Meet our volunteers

Latest volunteering blogs

Millions face severe hunger but DRC funding crisis threatens delivery of aid

Millions of people facing severe hunger and acute malnutrition in one of the worst hit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo risk having life-saving aid cut if donors do not plug a hole in the aid budget, Oxfam warned today. Tens of thousands... Read more

‘I feel like I can be myself but challenge myself at the same time’

Oxfam has been fighting poverty and injustice since 1942.   We couldn't do this vital work without our incredible team of over 1,000 volunteers who work in Oxfam shops across Scotland.  Rory Fairweather, manager of our Books... Read more

Loyalty Matters

We have a lovely bunch of festival supporters. From the old to the new, to the sublime, and sometimes the ridiculous [insert, Gerty the inflatable giraffe, Brian the mannequin… the list could go on!].  We are an eclectic bunch, united by a... Read more

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