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 have a global reach that is almost unparalleled.
The Oxfam graduate scheme
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.
What you need
Applicants must be genuinely interested in the work Oxfam does. They must show determination, enthusiasm and commitment to the role they will be undertaking. Excellent communication skills are also highly relevant.