Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie on Secondment

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Stephanie Hill is a paralegal, completing a secondment from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, assisting in the legal team at Oxfam Australia.

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Thandi Chindove Oxfam Volunteer

Volunteer spotlight: Thandi Chindove (Marketing Team)

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Thandi is a postgraduate student at the University of Melbourne and she recently completed her internship virtually with the Oxfam Marketing Communications team in Melbourne.

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Lauren Baker Oxfam Volunteer

Volunteer spotlight: Lauren Baker (Fair Trade Shop WA)

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Lauren Baker volunteers at the Fair Trade Shop in WA, which supports Oxfam Australia by donating all of its profits to the agency. In this article, Lauren explains why she likes volunteering with Oxfam and the impact on her environment her work has.

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Volunteer spotlight: Ainsley Gawdat

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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 […]

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Volunteer spotlight: Spud, Oxfam Shop Volunteer of the year

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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.

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Volunteer spotlight: Mary-Jane Espartinez from the Volunteer Engagement Team

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Find a volunteer role with Oxfam to help you build your skills and experiences. Mary-Jane Espartinez has been volunteering for Oxfam for more than a year and finds her experience rewarding and valuable: “There is such a positive energy that comes with volunteering at Oxfam, where you are giving your time and energy to help others. “

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Volunteer with Oxfam and make a huge difference to people living in poverty like Mirella

Volunteer spotlight: Mirella from Public Policy and Advocacy

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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.

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Volunteer spotlight: Sawan, NSW Campaigns volunteer

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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.

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Oxfam Schools Program: meet Lucy

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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!

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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.

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Volunteer spotlight: Yasuyo from Oxfam Shop

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This week, we feature a profile from one of our many dedicated Oxfam Shop volunteers – Yasuyo from Oxfam Shop in Perth.

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Volunteer spotlight: Maddy Lynch from supporter services

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Maddy has been volunteering in the Supporter Services team since November 2013. She tells us why she’s passionate about volunteering with Oxfam.

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Oxfam

From one supporter to another

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I’m Tom Dixon, lifelong Oxfam supporter, fundraiser, donor and volunteer here to share with you the incredible difference that you can make by becoming part of Oxfam. I believe that a world without poverty is achievable and Oxfam allows me to actively participate in making that world a reality.

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Anne Batt – Gets a medal for 52 years of volunteering with Oxfam

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On World Humanitarian day, August 19th Anne Batt received a medal in recognition for 52 years of volunteering for Oxfam from The Minister for International Development, Melissa Parke. The theme for the day was we need more…and Minister Parke very aptly suggested we need more Anne Batts’. Anne Batt first volunteered in Hobart in 1961 […]

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Volunteer supervisor profile: Sharon Settecasse

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I also believe strongly in the approach we take in working with people to change or improve the circumstances they often have little choice in. The fact that we recognise that personal empowerment is critical in changing your own situation is a really important factor in my choice.

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An Oxfam volunteer at Coldplay’s Brisbane concert

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December 5 was International Volunteer Day – an important date in the calendar for Oxfam and other non-profit organisations who rely so much on the support of dedicated volunteers. Kaitlyn McGinley is one of many “vollies” who helped out at the recent Coldplay concerts around Australia, gathering signatures and spreading the word about Oxfam’s GROW […]

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