Over the last few years, the voluntary sector has endured a number of challenges and this has been significantly amplified by the disruptive pandemic. So, there is an urgency and opportunity for the sector to innovate and develop new ways of working, together. Recognising this, a number of people from within the voluntary sector across Oxfordshire came together and have, over the … Continue reading The Oxfordshire VCS Alliance – bringing the voluntary sector together
Oxtalk is back - relaunched last week this free weekly recording of Oxford news items. We cannot provide the usual postal service so we are providing the service just by the website. http://www.oxtalk.org.uk The volunteers have offered to record the weekly news items in their homes, which they forward to the Technical Officers who collate the news … Continue reading Oxtalk the Talking Newspaper for the Blind – relaunched
OCVA Board have confirmed that our CEO Kathy Shaw is leaving OCVA at the end of April. Kathy will be leaving to take up an appointment as a congregational church minister near Glossop, Derbyshire. The board and our staff would like to take this opportunity to thank Kathy for her commitment and hard work with … Continue reading OCVA CEO leaves for pastures new
Oxford City Council is launching the Oxford Lottery We are inviting you to attend the ‘Good Causes’ launch for the Oxford Lottery on Tuesday 12 February, in the Long Room, Oxford Town Hall from 3-5pm. Refreshments will be provided. Oxford Lottery players will be able to nominate their favourite local good causes as beneficiaries from … Continue reading Oxford Lottery launch on 12/2/19
Women’s World Day of Prayer Service - Rearranged date for your diary As you may recall, sadly due to the adverse weather conditions in early March, the Women’s World Day of Prayer services were postponed but with so much work invested not only locally but by the Christian women of Suriname, who wrote the service, we … Continue reading Women’s World Day of Prayer Service – Rearranged date for your diary
In 2017 Oxfordshire County Council said we wanted to improve the way we work with people, and make our services better, through co-production. This means involving people who use services in Oxfordshire, and working together to choose, design, and review services. To make this happen - we need your help! With support from the Social … Continue reading Be a Co-production Champion
Oxonvolunteers.org is the countywide volunteering website: sign up today to find your perfect volunteering opportunity! Whether you’re looking for volunteers or want to find a new way to lend a hand, Oxonvolunteers.org can help you find what you’ve been looking for. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with new opportunities coming in! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oxonvolunteers.org/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/volunteeroxon”
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group You've been invited to participate in Oxfordshire’s health and care services - The Big Consultation by Oxfordshire CCG This is open from 2 Mar 2018 at 09:00 to 31 Dec 2099 at 23:59. The NHS has reflected on the experience of running Phase 1 of the Oxfordshire Transformation Programme. We understand that we … Continue reading Oxfordshire’s health and care services – The Big Consultation
TRIAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ASSISTED REDUCTION OF SMOKING (TARS) The University of Oxford are looking for volunteers to take part in a study investigating whether simple support from a health trainer can help people reduce how much they smoke. The support includes exploring ways to help you increase your physical activity, at a pace that … Continue reading Do you want to cut down your smoking, but are not ready to quit?
Nominations are now open for the OCVA Charity and Volunteer Awards. Please visit the awards page here for all the relevant information. Any queries? Please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to receiving your nominations!