• Graduate Employers Guides - Oxfam

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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: All year round
  • Starting salaries: Schemes are voluntary.
  • Regions: Nationwide
  • Industries: Charity
  • Website: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: 0300 200 1300
  • Address:

Oxfam Supporter Relations,
Oxfam House,
John Smith Drive,
Cowley,
Oxford.
OX4 2JY

What is Oxfam?

Oxfam is a relief, development and campaigning organisation, that works worldwide with the aim of making poverty history. Oxfam is a staunch supporter of environmentally friendly procedures, and for these reasons, Oxfam would be the ideal company for a graduate who really cares about people and the every day world around them. Oxfam's coordinated efforts involve over a million staff, volunteers and supporters, and has a global reach that is almost unparalleled.

What roles are available at Oxfam?

Voluntary Internship Scheme

Application process for Oxfam.

Apply online.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for Oxfam.

Applicants must be geniunely interested in the work Oxfam does. They must show determination, enthusiasm and commitment to the role they will be undertaking. Excellent communicational skills are also highly relevant.

Future prospects and training at Oxfam.

The voluntary scheme offers graduates the chance to get involved with a number of different aspects of Oxfam procedure, from organising events to running shops. While this may not lead to permanent employment, those who undertake the scheme will come away will valuable experience, and personal and communication skills, in addition to offering an interesting addition to their CV.

Other comments about Oxfam.

Experiences

If you have applied to Oxfam, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.


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