Oxfam Office Volunteer (Oxfam Consults)

Apply to volunteer with Oxfam Consults, a new initiative aimed at sharing Oxfam's expertise with the wider aid sector.


Oxfam is a movement of people from around the world who won’t live with poverty. We have two key aims:

  • Responding to emergencies happening in the world now, giving vital support to people facing poverty due to conflict, climate change and natural disasters.
  • Empowering communities to challenge and change systems that promote inequality, so together we can beat poverty for good.

Oxfam Consults is a new initiative aimed at sharing Oxfam's expertise with the wider aid sector. It offers a global network of professionals, with the ability to mobilise the right team at right time.

We can offer a range of volunteering arrangements that best suits your needs — the minimum requirement is either 1 day or 2 half days per week.

Please note that you must be aged 18 or over to apply for this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Searching for commercial opportunities
  • Drafting contracts
  • Processing invoices
  • Communicating with consultants
  • Support with obtaining references for consultants
  • Support with communication materials
  • Proof-reading documents.

Skills and competencies

  • Good basic numeracy
  • Good attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of or a willingness to learn IT skills
  • Organised approach to work
  • Good team worker/good interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to deal sensitively with people
  • Enthusiasm to support Oxfam’s goals, commitment to Oxfam’s values of accountability, inclusiveness and empowerment.

What this role can offer the volunteer

  • You will be joining thousands of volunteers who "won't live with poverty."
  • Experience of working in office environment.
  • Opportunity to utilise and develop your portfolio of skills and experience.
  • Travel and lunch expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam's policy.
  • All necessary training is provided.


Bobby Treweek

Email: oxfamconsults@oxfam.org

Application process

Please email for further information including an application form.

Application deadline:

Applications will be considered as they are received.

Interview date:

To be arranged with applicant.

Start date:

To be agreed with applicant.

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