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Volunteer spotlight: Jenny Gillett from Close the Gap, Perth

As we lead up to National Close the Gap Day on 17 March, Jenny shares why she’s volunteering to promote Indigenous health equality and why we should work together to Close the Gap. Read more »

A message from Winnie, Oxfam International

Whether you’ve volunteered with Oxfam this year or not, you are a valued part of our Oxfam community and your continued support means a lot to us! Read more »
Volunteer with Oxfam and make a huge difference to people living in poverty like Mirella

Volunteer spotlight: Mirella from Public Policy and Advocacy

After completing her PhD on social responsibility in mining at the University of Queensland, Mirella joined the Public Policy and Advocacy unit at Oxfam’s Melbourne office as a way of contributing her skills and experience in the field. Read more »
Photo: OxfamAUS

Volunteer spotlight: Sawan, NSW Campaigns volunteer

In his current volunteer role as a Campaigns Event Manager, Sawan pursues his passion in international relations and develops new skills. Bring your passion to life with Oxfam and make a real difference to people living in poverty. Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren from Oxfam campaigns

Lauren volunteers with the Campaigns and Engagement team in the Brisbane office and has assisted with campaigns around the G20 and National Close the Gap Day:” I am always learning new skills and am being constantly mentored by the amazing Campaigns staff.” Read more »

Oxfam volunteers awarded an Order of Australia medal

Long-term Oxfam volunteers Dr Jennifer Court MD and Mr Donald Gobbett were recently awarded an Order of Australia medal “for service to the community through charitable organisations” by the Governor General for the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Read more »
Lydia. Photo: Lara McKinley/OxfamAUS

Volunteer spotlight: Lydia from Oxfam Shop

Lydia started volunteering in an Oxfam shop in Melbourne, and now puts her creative skills to work as the design and marketing intern for Oxfam Shop. Read more »
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Oxfam Schools Program: meet Lucy

Lucy McCredie has been lending a helping hand at Oxfam’s Schools Program since November last year, in between finishing her Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of Melbourne, start her post-graduate study and getting full-time teaching work. You can get involved with Oxfam’s Schools Program too! Read more »
Photo: Martin Wurt/OxfamAU

‘Give Happy, Live Happy’ – Oxfam Trailwalker Volunteers

The theme for National Volunteer Week in 2015 is ‘Give Happy, Live Happy’ – and no one knows this better than Oxfam Trailwalker volunteers. Read more »
Amrita at the Close the Gap rally. Photo: Tom Dixon/OxfamAUS

Volunteer spotlight: Amrita Burde from Brisbane

Amrita Burde relocated from Mumbai to Brisbane in March 2014. Amrita’s passion for making a difference in her local community brought her to Oxfam’s door. Amrita has been volunteering with the Campaign and Major Gifts teams in Oxfam’s Brisbane office since January 2015. She shares her volunteer journey with us here. Read more »