Have you got some news/photos about how your organisation is coping with the current situation?

OCVA is looking for good quality images (high resolution png format please) and stories of organisations and individuals delivering services to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus to use on our website as well as other communication channels to highlight the excellent work of local groups and charities, promote good news stories and develop good … Continue reading Have you got some news/photos about how your organisation is coping with the current situation?

Oxfordshire All In – new community support information for Covid-19 including mapping of local support

Oxfordshire All In Give support. Get support. SHARE and DISCOVER community support for Covid-19 across Oxfordshire. Oxfordshire All In is here for all Support Groups across the county supporting people in response to Covid-19. SHARE what is happening in your local community - FIND your most local Support Group - USE our resources - Is … Continue reading Oxfordshire All In – new community support information for Covid-19 including mapping of local support

SOFEA’s commitment to supply food to those in need – needs your help

  SOFEA is an Oxfordshire-based charity distributing hundreds of tonnes of good quality surplus food to the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities each year. Our amazing team of staff, volunteers and trainees come from a broad range of backgrounds, many having faced barriers to employment themselves, to do the work which enables us to … Continue reading SOFEA’s commitment to supply food to those in need – needs your help

National Volunteers Week & OCVA’s Volunteering Month

National Volunteers’ Week takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. The Volunteers’ Week website is packed with ideas, resources and volunteering stories to help you plan and promote your local events. OCVA is going one better and … Continue reading National Volunteers Week & OCVA’s Volunteering Month

Voluntary Voice – get an article published about your group in the Oxford Times

OCVA have a weekly column in the Oxford Times called Voluntary Voice which promotes volunteering, highlights the work of charities throughout Oxfordshire and the issues that affect them (such as regulations, governance, funding etc). If you would like an article about your organisation or an issue that concerns you please email vol@ocva.org.uk See some previous … Continue reading Voluntary Voice – get an article published about your group in the Oxford Times

Make a Difference Week (6 -10 July) – are you a group who could benefit from having 6th form students for a week?

OCVA, Larkmead School , Didcot Girls' School,   St.Birinus School, and Bartholomew School are working in together on the ‘M.A.D’ (Make a Difference) project, which is aimed at getting their sixth form students involved with the charity and ‘not-for-profit’ sector. The scheme is also being supported by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils in … Continue reading Make a Difference Week (6 -10 July) – are you a group who could benefit from having 6th form students for a week?

Bicester Volunteer Fair 2020 – Book your stand for 14/02/20

Looking for talented young people to help with your valuable work in and around Bicester? There will be a Volunteer Fair on Friday 14 February 2020 at Bicester Technology Studio 10:00am-12:30pm.  Showcase your opportunities to sixth form students from schools in the Bicester area. Book your free stand today email: info@volunteerconnect.org.uk tel: 0300 3030 126  Volunteer … Continue reading Bicester Volunteer Fair 2020 – Book your stand for 14/02/20

NHS Youth Forum seeks young people to help shape healthcare services

For the last 5 years, The NHS Youth Forum has successfully brought together a diverse range of young people with different skills and experiences, to work in collaboration with NHS England to embed the voices of young people in policy making and service design. We’re looking for a diverse range of young people from across … Continue reading NHS Youth Forum seeks young people to help shape healthcare services