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If you are interested in volunteering then please fill in our online form and we will contact you as soon as we can. There are a wide range of different opportunities for volunteering including conservation work, sports coaching, the Olympic torch relay, and wildlife surveying.
The following booklet was produced as a summary of volunteering opportunities with community and voluntary organisations who attended the Oxford City Council Volunteering Fair in March 2012:
Summary booklet 2012 (678kB PDF)
5% of Oxford's population volunteer at least 1 hour per week, which is higher than the national average of 4.7%. Given the current population of Oxford, which is approximately 150,000 people, 5% equates to around 7500 people.
At minimum wage for 1 hour a week, the current level of volunteering in Oxford is worth approximately £2.3 million. Increasing volunteering by 1% (i.e. from 5% to 6%) would be worth almost half a million pounds.
You can find out about volunteering opportunities in Oxford from the Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA) website and get more information from the OCVA Factsheets.
Becoming a volunteer is a fantastic way to meet new people, develop new skills and gain experience.
Many sports clubs, sporting activities and events rely on volunteers to make things happen. Voluntary roles can include helping with refreshments, publicity and organising events.
Some of the benefits of volunteering include:
There are many opportunities to volunteer in Oxford. To find the opportunities that suit you please visit the Volunteering pages on the Oxfordshire Sports Partnership website.
Do you have some spare time or an interest in the outdoors or wildlife? Why not join one of our gardeners, countryside rangers or other colleagues in your local park or open space?
We have something for everyone, so please call us to discuss what we can offer you.
Our countryside rangers have organised weekly sessions across the city.
Contact Carl on 07801 625245 for more information.
Do you enjoy walking in the great outdoors? Share your passion with others and become a health walk leader. For more information please visit our Health Walks page.
The Oxfordshire Sports Partnership has developed some useful resources for clubs, coaches and volunteers which can be found on their Resources page of their website.
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact our Community Centres to find out what volunteering opportunities they may have to offer.
We rely greatly on the support of volunteers to help with the day-to-day running of the Museum of Oxford. Visit our Get Involved at the Museum of Oxford page for full details.
Page last updated 28 January 2014