Volunteering

Oxford Hub - Oxford Together initiative

Oxford Hub are helping to build a community response to ensure we can provide support to the most vulnerable in our communities, and make sure that we are looking out for one another.

If you’re healthy and low-risk you can be a community champion and help others across the city. Sign up now, and pass the word on.

Sign up to the Oxford Together initiative

Oxfordshire All In

A map of local community support groups across Oxfordshire 

You can volunteer with your local group or start a new one.

Oxfordshire Response Map from Oxfordshire All In

Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA)

OCVA have provided some guidance for voluntary and community groups to access information, support and advice in the current coronavirus situation. They have aslo published some advice for those looking to volunteer.

NHS Volunteer Responders

Recruitment to this scheme was temporarily paused on 29 March 2020 to process the initial 750,000 applications.

The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Members of the public can sign up quickly and easily to become NHS Volunteer Responders, and can be called on to do simple but vital tasks.

Sign up on the GoodSAM website

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK

Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK. They focus on providing resources and connecting people to their nearest local groups, willing volunteers and those in need.

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK website

University of Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Study

This scheme has had a high volume of applications and they are not accepting any more at the moment. Please check their website for future COVID-19 vaccine studies.

The Oxford Vaccine Centre’s COVID-19 vaccine trial is being run by the Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group.

Find out about vaccine trials

Give blood

Giving blood and platelets is essential to the NHS and vulnerable patients. Please keep donating.

Their centres are open and you can still go to give blood. They have followed government guidelines to put special safety measures in place for social distancing.

Give blood website - coronavirus update

Volunteering Matters

For charities in need of volunteers, this site helps connect businesses who want to support through volunteering their skills.

Read more on the Volunteering Matters website

Team Oxford Furlough Exchange

Connecting people who can volunteer their time and skills with charities in need of support. You can register either as an individual looking to volunteer, or as an organisation looking for volunteers.

Find out more and get involved with Team Oxford

Suggest an Activity Hub idea

Help us grow the Activity Hub by suggesting new ideas we can include on the website.

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