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

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

Katharine House Hospice – Trustee needed

Role summary:Would you like to make a significant contribution to the running of KatharineHouse Hospice? Through the diversity of their knowledge, skills and experience,as well as the time they give freely, our Trustees play a key role in enablingthe Hospice to achieve its aims of ensuring all those affected by life limitingconditions receive the support … Continue reading Katharine House Hospice – Trustee needed

West Oxfordshire groups – opportunity to work with young volunteers

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

SODC Volunteering grants – first winner announced but you can still apply up until Jan 2019

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 12th- 16th November – OCVA drop in sessions

  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

OCCG Equality Reference Group – are you interested in getting involved?

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 – seeking people to join the team

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