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OxTrail Hub Volunteer

Ideally the ability to commit to 4 hours a week for up to a maximum of 8 weeks

OxTrail, where a herd of life-sized and mini oxen will be grazing across the county waiting for visitors. Each ox sculpture will be individually designed by artists and local schools, making the herd truly unique.

Are you ready to join the Moo-Crew?

The main purpose of the OxTrail Hub Volunteer is to support the team to sell OxTrail merchandise in the OxTrail Westgate hub store, promote OxTrail and the charity and enhance the fundraising income.

How can you help?

  • Commit to pre-agreed rota during OxTrail
  • Engage with trail goers and act as trail ambassadors
  • Answer questions and generally promote the trail, the charity and the city
  • Circulate trail maps and fundraising information
  • Facilitate fundraising activity and collections at certain sculptures on the trail at key times
  • Support the pop-up shop selling trail merchandise including visual merchandising, till support, stock preparation and counting
  • Supporting the team with administration and maintaining good housekeeping standards
  • Carry out any other duties deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Opportunity to support farewell and auction events, or help with the OxTrail survey

What’s in it for you?

  • Making a difference to others lives
  • Learning new skills or updating your current ones
  • Giving something back to your local community
  • Being part of a friendly team and a caring organisation
  • Gaining confidence
  • Enhancing your CV
  • Experience working in a high profile retail location

No previous voluntary experience is required as full training and instructions will be provided to you. We’re looking for people with lots of enthusiasm and great communication skills who want to help their local hospice.

Full role description can be found here – OxTrail Hub Volunteer Role Description

We are holding interview/information days in our OxTrail Hub at the Westgate Centre, Oxford on Sunday 19th, and Wednesday 22nd May. 

Please note you have to be over the compulsory school leaving age to volunteer for us.

If you are interested in becoming an event volunteer, please fill out the form below. If you require help or different format of the application form, please get in touch by phoning 01865 225860 or emailing to

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