Take part in Make A Difference Week 2019! Calling all organisations working in West Oxfordshire for an exciting opportunity to work with young volunteers… Make A Difference Week is a project which gets sixth-form students to use their work experience week to support a charity. Next year, the programme will take place from 8th to … Continue reading West Oxfordshire groups – opportunity to work with young volunteers
Introduction to Trusteeship Trustees work together as part of a board to govern a charity. They ensure the charity fulfils its aims and make decisions as to where it goes next. Anyone over the age of 18 can be chosen as a trustee of any charity with few exceptions. You don’t need to be a … Continue reading Trustees week – Introduction to Trusteeship at OCVA
South Oxfordshire District Council are delighted to announce that one of the first of the new volunteering grants has gone to charity Enrych Oxfordshire. The £750 grant will help towards costs for four new volunteers to befriend and support physically disabled adults in South Oxfordshire. Do you have volunteers who would like to help more, … Continue reading SODC Volunteering grants – first winner announced but you can still apply up until Jan 2019
Trustees week is from 12th-16th November and OCVA will be holding two drop in sessions for trustees and anyone thinking of becoming a trustee at our office in the City. These sessions will be on: Monday 12th November between 1.00 and 4.00 pm Wednesday 14th November between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm If you … Continue reading Trustees Week 12th- 16th November – OCVA drop in sessions
Are you interested in ensuring that people from diverse backgrounds have an equal opportunity to access healthcare? If so, we need you! Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG) facilitates an Equality Reference Group with membership from patients, public, voluntary and community groups and Healthwatch Oxfordshire. The group helps to set the Equality objectives and uses these … Continue reading OCCG Equality Reference Group – are you interested in getting involved?
Campsfield House Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) is looking for people to join the team and help with this varied work. Campsfield House IRC, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Monitoring fairness and respect for people in custody About us In every Immigration Removal Centre (IRC), there is an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) - a group of ordinary people … Continue reading Campsfield House Independent Monitoring Board – seeking people to join the team
Team Oxford promotes volunteering for all: one-off, flexible, micro-volunteering that anybody can take part in and make a positive impact. This December, Team Oxford is running Good Deed December – a month of one-off and flexible volunteering events celebrating community action and volunteering for all. In advance of Good Deed December, we invite charities … Continue reading Team Oxford: Micro-Volunteering Workshop #GoodDeedDecember
Oxfordshire’s Lieutenancy has a scheme to connect people who have senior leadership experience with voluntary organisations in the County who seek trustees. We currently have a number of potential trustees looking for organisations who could utilise their skills and experience and an interest in the Voluntary and Community Sector. Recently a number of senior leaders … Continue reading Looking for trustees?
At OCVA, the Volunteer Centre for Oxford City, South Oxfordshire, and the Vale, we are always delighted to hear from people interested in volunteering. It’s inspiring to see so many people keen to lend a hand in Oxfordshire. We want to help as many people to volunteer as possible – and so we’re … Continue reading Our Volunteer Centre is changing…
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary provides a home for 120 rescued donkeys. Most of whom have been abused and neglected; we are also home a few other animals. We are now seeking to appoint a number of new trustees to complement the existing team. We are looking for people with an understanding and an interest in … Continue reading Trustees needed for Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary