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Subject: volunteering

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From an Oxfam shop to tying the knot

Nousha and Henry, now husband and wife, met each other while volunteering in an Oxfam shop one afternoon. The couple have kindly shared their heart-warming account of where their Oxfam journey has...

Letter writing tools and poster

Why I'm drawing a #RedLineForYemen and writing to my MP

By Lottie Massey, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner in York As a student in the UK, I enjoy freedoms and rights that most Yemenis can only dream of and this injustice is unbearable to me. According...

Standing as one with Coldplay in 2016

As the clock strikes midnight on 31 December people around the world will welcome in 2017, reflecting on the past 12 months and celebrating the new year and the potential it brings with it. I'm...

Winnie Byanyima at Asylum Sounds in Witney

Coming together to welcome refugees in Witney

As Oxfam publishes a report on resettlement of Syrians which shows that less than 3% of five million Syrian refugees have been proactively resettled in rich countries, this blog by Luci Ashbourne...

Shaun Ryder gives a shift for Oxfam

You never know who will turn up in an Oxfam shop. Shaun Ryder visited one of our shops in Manchester to give a shift, and helped out by volunteering his time.  ...

Give a shift: Meet Ben, fashion blogger and Oxfam shop volunteer

Ben loves fashion and with that passion he spends Saturdays volunteering in his local Oxfam shop, gaining experience, making new friends - and supporting Oxfam's work to end poverty. ...

Constituency Campaigners induction day

Our Constituency Campaigner Programme aims to give you the knowledge, tools and support to make sure your voice is heard and has influence at the highest level. This voluntary role will give...

Volunteers Making it Happen in Birmingham

Oxfam Make it Happen in the community

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."  American author Helen Keller's quote summarises the atmosphere at the Oxfam Make it Happen summit which brought together...

Your passion and talents can be the difference

Constituency Campaigners Recruitment

Are you passionate about politics and international development? Always dreamed of becoming a grassroots lobbyist? Do you want to gain invaluable skills in political influencing and help Oxfam change...

Kelly Paes

Meet Kelly- our new Activism Coordinator in the North

Kelly Paes has just joined the team here at Oxfam in Manchester - she is our new community and activism coordinator in the North of England. Find out what Kelly thinks of her first few weeks - and...

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