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Volunteer Celebration Awards 1-7 June

OCVA is delighted to host a volunteer celebration event on Wednesday June 1st 2022 to recognise the achievements of volunteers across the County.

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OCVA/CFO – Oxfordshire Volunteering Vision Officer (p/t)

30hrs p/w – £22,400 (£28,000 FTE) per annum 10 – month contract OCVA and CFO invite applications for the above post. We will accept job-share applications. This is an exciting opportunity to lead on our fresh approach to promoting and developing volunteering across Oxfordshire as part of our countywide recovery from the Covid pandemic. Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA) and Community First Oxfordshire (CFO) are looking for someone who is passionate about all forms of volunteering and the impact volunteering has on communities and on individual wellbeing. This role will feed into the County Council’s Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Strategy as well as support people back into volunteering after Covid.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with a passion for Oxfordshire who is ready to make an impact. You will need to enjoy working with all sorts of people, have great communication skills and be diplomatic, with an ability to take the initiative when opportunities arise. Training and support will be offered for specific systems and you’ll be linked into our networks– you don’t need to be an expert in everything! For the full job pack – please go here.

How to apply

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and cover letter (no more than 2-sides of A4) explaining how you meet the person specification job description. Please include the names and addresses of two referees. Completed forms can be emailed or posted to Laura Price at:

  • [email protected]
  • For an informal discussion about the post please contact Laura (email above or phone 07787120498)

FYI – the officer will be an OCVA employee but the project is jointly led by OCVA and CFO.

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