John Siddham on working with Gail Thornthwaite: Imagine having a volunteer who is there not just to perform routine tasks but also shares several common interests. Well, I was very fortunate to have had Gail Thornthwaite as one of my long-standing volunteers. Gail was in her late sixties when she commenced with me, and she […]
Celebrating two years of tackling poverty in the fashion industry
Ainsley Gawdat is currently volunteering in our Volunteer Engagement Team, supporting the Sydney Office and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator. Ainsley’s role is to assist in the recruitment of Oxfam’s shop and office volunteers and to help with reception and administrative duties such as answering phones and enquiries. In the past, Ainsley helped with Oxfam’s 2018 Close […]
Alexandra (Aly) Watson volunteered with our Oxfam’s legal counsel in 2016. Here, Aly tells us about her experience.
Elyse has been volunteering with our very own Volunteer Engagement Team since September 2016. Here’s her story so far.
Kevin McNair first started volunteering with Community Aid Abroad in 1991. This year, he celebrates his 25th year of volunteering, which is more than 700 hours a year and 20,000 hours total volunteering with Oxfam Australia! Here’s how it all started.
Spud has been volunteering with Oxfam since 2010 and is a passionate supporter of fair trade and Oxfam Shop. He was recently awarded the Oxfam Shop Volunteer of the year for his incredible contribution.
There’s more than one way to give with Oxfam. Jessi is one of Oxfam’s many volunteers who are using their professional skills to help people living in poverty around the world. Find out how you can too.
While volunteering at Oxfam doesn’t always lead to a job, many staff at Oxfam began their career as volunteers and interns. For National Volunteer Week, we’ve asked some of these staff members to share their experiences.
Kate joined Oxfam to gain experience in a not-for-profit organisation as part of a career change. Since joining the Corporate and Community Partnerships team in Sydney, she’s done just that.