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Oxfam Student Volunteer Campaigner

This opportunity takes place between 05 Feb 2021 and 20 Jun 2021.

Are you a university student who is passionate about speaking up against injustice and tackling poverty? Do you want to do something that look great on your CV, and help to build your skills and confidence? Then join us here at Oxfam! We’re a global movement of people who won’t live with poverty, and we are looking are looking for university students to join out National Student Activist Network to lead transformative campaigns. You will bring people together to develop and deliver campaigning activities and events, to inspire and motivate others to take action on poverty. You will receive training in key skills, one to one support, the opportunity to network with other campaigners and invitations to participate in Oxfam's events and campaigns at a national level. We will help you to build the skills, experience and confidence needed for you to excel as a change-maker on your campus and beyond. During your time as a student campaigner you will also gain a host of transferable skills which lots of employers are looking for! No previous campaigning experience is necessary as we'll provide you with all the training you need. Register your interest today! Please note: All applicants must be aged 18 or over

Benefits to self

You will gain skills in lobbying, advocacy, leadership and management. You will have the opportunity to campaign on the issues that matter to you, with one to one support from Oxfam staff members.

Benefits to others

People power works - campaigning changes the world. Poverty isn't inevitable, and campaigners across the UK and around the world have an incredible role to play in ensuring we hold decision makers to account.



Training available

We offer monthly calls, 1.1 support, 6 month training student conferences, tailored virtual training sessions and external networking opportunities.

Hours per week

Activism and campaigning is incredibly personal - whether you want to sign a petition for 5 minutes

Fund-raising targets


Transport details

All campaigning is currently virtual due to the ongoing pandemic.
  • Areas of InterestCampaigning, Children and Young People, Education, Elderly Care, Environmental and Conservation, Health and Social Care, Human and Civil Rights, Leadership, Marketing, People, Social Media and Communications, Virtual Volunteering, Wellbeing
  • Skills I Offer/Wish to DevelopAdministration/Office Skills, Communication and Chatting, Creativity and Design, Events and Stewarding, General Help, Information Technology, Leadership, Marketing, Media and Communications, Organising, Raising Aspirations, Virtual Volunteering
  • FacultyBournemouth University Business School, Health & Social Sciences, Media & Communication, Science & Technology
  • Sustainable Development GoalsClimate Action, Gender Equality, No Poverty, Reducing Inequality, Responsible Consumption and Production

Employability skills

  • Leadership 0
  • Communication 0
  • Community Action 0
  • Interpersonal 0