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Volunteer Officer

Volunteers are essential to the running of Pride and the Volunteer Officer will play a key role in managing all elements of our volunteers from recruitment, training, retention, deployment and coordination at our events.


Oxford, Oxfordshire

working hours


Voluntary unpaid

Expenses only

What will I be doing?

  • Advertise for volunteers consistently throughout the year, to create a large pool to support Oxford Pride fundraisers, Festival events, and Parade Day (with the Communications, Website, and Accessibility Officers).
  • Maintain an up-to-date register of volunteers, which should be available to the Directors at any time.
  • Sending regular communications and organising social events for volunteers approximately monthly, to maintain high interest (with the Community Officer).
  • Ensure volunteers are fully briefed in writing before the event they are working on, and verbally on the day, to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants.
  • Design and manage a volunteer rota for Parade Day, ensuring volunteers have sufficient breaks and that all posts are covered when required (with the Parade, Operations, and Entertainment Officers).

What do I need?

Ability to work to strict tight deadlines, communicate effectively, manage a large team and work on your own.

The benefits:

How do I apply for the role?

If you are interested in applying for a role, get in touch to discuss your ideas and experience for this role – we’d love to hear from you and meet you too! To stand for any vacant position you need to become a member of Oxford Pride. To become a member of Oxford Pride Group, please complete our membership form:

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