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Subject: volunteering

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‘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. ...

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‘I’ve been volunteering for over 20 years’

Oxfam is on the frontline of some of the biggest humanitarian crises of all time. Right now, we're helping thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by providing clean drinking water, sanitation...

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‘Oxfam has given me my life back’

Last year Oxfam International helped 22 million people around the world.  But Oxfam's work begins right here in Scotland, with our network of 46 shops raising vital funds for Oxfam's...

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We won’t live with poverty. Join our movement to end it.

Are you tired of the status quo? Want to be part of something big? Want to influence change in your area?  Sign up to campaign with Oxfam Scotland! ...

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Glaswegian Oxfam shop volunteer visits refugee response in Greece to mark 75 years of the international development organisation

A Glaswegian grandmother was chosen with three other Oxfam shop volunteers, with nearly sixty years of service between them, to visit Oxfam's work helping refugees and migrants in Greece ahead...

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Oxfam’s oldest shop in Scotland appeals for volunteers

Oxfam Scotland's two shops in Troon have issued an urgent appeal for volunteers. ...

Spending your 17th birthday steaming... in an Oxfam shop

Jamie Livingstone is Head of Oxfam Scotland and today 'gave a shift' at an Oxfam shop in Troon. ...

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Glenrothes Oxfam shop to close

Oxfam pays tribute to volunteers, donors and shoppers for their long-standing generosity. ...

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Behind the till: meet shop volunteer Gareth

Oxfam's charity shops play a vital role in the fight against poverty, raising funds to save and change lives all over the world. This is only possible because of the thousands of people around...

Why I volunteer at Oxfam Scotland

This Volunteers' Week, Oxfam Scotland is celebrating the importance of our network of dedicated volunteers in our work to end poverty. Here, social & digital media volunteer Adrian Doherty...

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