FESTIVALS FOR LIFE: We won't live with poverty! Oxfam 2019 applications are now open!

Become an Oxfam festival volunteer and make amazing things happen – not just for one weekend, but for life. Because every shift you do helps people all over the world to live their lives free from poverty. You’ll discover a community of like-minded people who love festivals and want to give something back. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to camping and looking to do something different, you can join Oxfam volunteer team at music festivals across the UK. Join Oxfam at any of these great festivals tits summer!


For more opportunities go to: International Organizations


Organization: Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. It can be  taken on the big issues that keep people poor - like inequality, hunger and climate change - if we each play our part, however small it may feel.


Duty Station: Various cities in the United Kingdom


Open To: Anyone is 18 years old can become volunteer at a festival with Oxfam 


Timeframe:  Summer 2019


Deadline: Not specified


Job description: 

Find a Festival and find the right role for you as Volunteering with Oxfam at Festivals:


- Love variety and adventure? Become an Oxfam steward, you’ll play a rewarding role in making sure every festival runs smoothly. You could be providing directions, checking wristbands, monitoring arenas and venues, or patrolling campsites. You’ll be on viewing platforms, up fire towers, or roaming around the site as part of the response team.


- Love talking to the public? Volunteer as a campaigner to raise awareness of Oxfam’s work and inspire people to help beat poverty in creative and thought provoking ways.


- Love festival fashion? The Oxfam Festival Shop is a touring pop-up shop, filled with clothing gems to complete every festival goer’s outfit. We are looking for current Oxfam Shop Volunteers or Oxfam Staff with at least three months experience to help set up and run the shops (or have volunteered with the Festival Shop at 2 events previously in the last 5 years).


Qualifications: Not specified


Wage/Fees: You’ll get all the training you need, secure crew camping, a meal voucher for every shift, hot showers, toilets, tea and coffee, and phone charging.


Application process: 

To sign up, simply follow the ‘Sign up’ button on the website. Choose your festival(s), pay the deposit (this is returned to you following the completion of your shifts within 4-6 weeks of your last festival with Oxfam) then your place is reserved. Complete each section of your profile, attend a training session and your place is confirmed and you can start getting excited for your summer of festivals! 

Useful links:  


All festivals

About the roles

How to sign up



Contact Information: 

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edited by Michela Palocci

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