Volunteers week is coming,1-7th June – ideas and promotion of activities

Volunteers Week is coming The annual celebration of the amazing contribution that millions of people make across the UK is on 1-7 June.Now is the time to be setting up campaigns and planning your celebrations. The Volunteers’ Week website is packed with ideas, resources and volunteering stories to help you plan and promote your local … Continue reading Volunteers week is coming,1-7th June – ideas and promotion of activities

TRUSTEE VACANCY: Six Counties Kidney Patients Association – Chair of Trustees

Six Counties KPA Job specification for Chair of Trustees The Six Counties Kidney Patients Association is looking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees We are a local area charity run on an entirely voluntary basis which focuses on kidney patients and their partners, carers, relatives and friends who have chronic kidney disease and /or … Continue reading TRUSTEE VACANCY: Six Counties Kidney Patients Association – Chair of Trustees

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children Team at the County Council need independent volunteers

The Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children Team is looking for independent volunteers to support in age assessments as appropriate adults. Age assessments are undertaken during office hours and are held at Knights Court Between Towns Road Cowley Oxford. They are a legal process and guided by ADCS. They can take a maximum of 12 hours, over … Continue reading Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children Team at the County Council need independent volunteers

Keep Britain Tidy – seeking Litter Heroes Ambassadors in local communities

Keep Britain Tidy is seeking new #LitterHeroes Ambassadors to join our volunteer programme and we need your help! During your work you may meet members of the public who want to volunteer and have a real passion for community engagement and keeping public spaces clean. We’d love you to encourage them to apply to join … Continue reading Keep Britain Tidy – seeking Litter Heroes Ambassadors in local communities

National Citizens Scheme – social action projects needed for young people this summer

National Citizen Service (NCS) in Oxfordshire is currently looking for fundraising, campaigning and volunteering projects for hundreds of teenagers across the county from July 15th- 23rd August. NCS is the government’s largest youth & community programme, enabling young people aged 15 - 17 to gain skills in; leadership, communication, teamwork & independence. Since NCS started … Continue reading National Citizens Scheme – social action projects needed for young people this summer

Refugee Resource – Volunteering induction pathways courses in March

Refugee Resource: "Volunteering induction pathways course for asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants" Date and time: Thursday 14th March 1-3pm Thursday 21st March 1-3pm Thursday 28th March 10 - 2.30pm Venue: Refugee Resource, Old Music Hall, 106-108 Cowley Road, OXFORD OX4 1JE Trainers: Lucy Nichol and Fabio Di Donato The aim of this FREE 3 … Continue reading Refugee Resource – Volunteering induction pathways courses in March

Restore – information evening for potential volunteers 26/2/19

Oxfordshire mental health charity Restore is looking for volunteers to help support people in their recovery from mental illness. We are particularly looking for people who can help our members engage in activities such as woodwork, cooking, gardening and arts and crafts. We offer our volunteers the opportunity to learn new skills, be part of … Continue reading Restore – information evening for potential volunteers 26/2/19

Trustee vacancy – Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire – Chair of Trustees

Chair of Trustees Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire (CAWO) is a charity serving the needs of our local community by providing free, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems. We have 69 Volunteers and 23 paid staff who worked tirelessly in 2017/18 to deliver advice to 5,300 clients on 17,300 issues ranging from … Continue reading Trustee vacancy – Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire – Chair of Trustees

British Citizen Award Honour for Andy Willis BCAv, Banburyshire Advice Centre

ANDREW WILLIS FROM BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE, RECEIVES A COVETED BRITISH CITIZEN AWARD An inspirational man from Banbury, Oxfordshire, received a prestigious British Citizen Award for Services to Volunteering & Charitable Giving, at the Palace of Westminster on 24th January 2019. Andrew has been helping the disabled, poor, elderly and unemployed for 12 years as a volunteer … Continue reading British Citizen Award Honour for Andy Willis BCAv, Banburyshire Advice Centre

Oxford Support Network Over Winter (OxSNOW) – volunteers needed to help elderly and vulnerable people

A new support group called OxSNOW (Oxford Support Network Over Winter) has been developed which will deliver essential supplies to the elderly/vulnerable in the winter months. During the winter, a simple walk to the shops can be extremely dangerous for the elderly, which is where this service would come in. The hope is to get a … Continue reading Oxford Support Network Over Winter (OxSNOW) – volunteers needed to help elderly and vulnerable people