Fundraising Regulator: COVID 19 – Public Fundraising Guidance

This guidance sets out a framework to aid good decision making and ensure responsible fundraising. It is intended to supplement existing government guidance and highlights the key issues and areas that fundraising organisations need to consider as they plan their return to fundraising. It is the responsibility of individual organisations to apply this guidance in … Continue reading Fundraising Regulator: COVID 19 – Public Fundraising Guidance

Oxfordshire County Council – Oxfordshire School Readiness Strategy 2020

Oxfordshire’s goal has been for all services working with young children and their families to play an important role in supporting school readiness. The school readiness strategy reflects key principles that school readiness is achieved through families, ready communities, ready services and ready children. Through the School Readiness consultation 4 main priorities have been identified … Continue reading Oxfordshire County Council – Oxfordshire School Readiness Strategy 2020

FUNDING: The Big Give – Christmas Challenge

The Big Give runs the UK’s biggest match funding campaign, The Christmas Challenge. Applications for the Christmas Challenge 2020 are open. The Christmas Challenge is a week-long match funding campaign which launches on #GivingTuesday, 1st December. Last year, the Christmas Challenge raised £15.6m for 588 charities. Up to £25,000 of match funding is available per … Continue reading FUNDING: The Big Give – Christmas Challenge

FUNDING: Edward Gostling Foundation – Grants to enhance quality of life for people in need

We provide grants to other charities that support people of all ages living on low incomes who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness. The charities we support are all specialists with the expertise and resources required to provide support to vulnerable members of society living with a disability or long-term illness.  Through … Continue reading FUNDING: Edward Gostling Foundation – Grants to enhance quality of life for people in need

FUNDING: Frugi’s Happy Childhood Fund – small projects focusing on hunger, shelter or nature

Here at Frugi we want kids to be kids, for them to enjoy their childhood and have a chance to learn and grow. Every year we donate 1% of our turnover to charity through our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project. We are so proud to say that over the past 16 years we have … Continue reading FUNDING: Frugi’s Happy Childhood Fund – small projects focusing on hunger, shelter or nature

JOB VACANCY: Jacari – Alumni Engagement Officer (p/t)

Role summary: Jacari, Oxford’s oldest student-founded charity with a second branch in Bristol, is now hiring an Alumni Engagement Officer. The post holder must be a confident, self-motivated, Oxford-based individual with exceptional interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. The Alumni Engagement Officer will work on a range of activities and campaigns to engage Jacari alumni (both … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Jacari – Alumni Engagement Officer (p/t)

JOB VACANCY: West Oxfordshire Community Transport – Administrator (p/t)

Part-time Administrator West Oxfordshire Community Transport is a small, community owned, charitable, not-for-profit co-operative providing scheduled bus services within West Oxfordshire. We are looking for a flexible, hard-working person to carry out a multitude of administrative tasks to keep our buses running. 12 hours a week to be worked flexibly as agreed with us and … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: West Oxfordshire Community Transport – Administrator (p/t)

Would you like to help build important research about healthy, sustainable food in the UK?

Research opportunity with the University of Oxford We are a research team from Universities in Oxford, Southampton, Leeds and London with a vision of ensuring the UK provides good food for everyone. We are looking for people to join our panel of curious and creative members of the public who we will call on to … Continue reading Would you like to help build important research about healthy, sustainable food in the UK?

OCVA Volunteers Coordinators Forum – new dates

  Thursday 9th July 2020 1.00 pm via Zoom   OCVA are holding monthly Volunteer Co-ordinators Network meetings aimed at people who have responsibility for managing or co-ordinating volunteers within Oxfordshire. These sessions are an opportunity to network, look at topics of interest in depth and/or catch up with new developments, share your news and … Continue reading OCVA Volunteers Coordinators Forum – new dates

OCVA – is your organisation looking for volunteers? Have you new challenges where volunteers could help?

As your organisation moves away from the emergency phase in relation to COVID- 19, you may need to recruit new volunteers or engage with existing ones. Are looking for volunteers? We have hundreds of potential volunteers! OCVA has a dedicated volunteering website Oxonvolunteers.org which enables organisations and groups to publicise their opportunities to engage with … Continue reading OCVA – is your organisation looking for volunteers? Have you new challenges where volunteers could help?