On this page you can find an overview of all of our practical volunteering projects, categorised under the following headings: environmental, youth, and wider community. Got questions about volunteering? Check out our volunteer FAQs.


Current Environmental Projects

Make the world a better place by taking part in one of our environmental projects.


Forest Schools are fun outdoor learning and development sessions, run in local primary schools.


OxUnboxed is a volunteer-run refill shop that sells bulk food and household products.


We run an environmental action club for local children, empowering the next generation of eco-warriors!


OxCo-op runs a weekly veg-box delivery service, making locally-grown veg accessible and affordable.


Good Neighbours volunteers help out local residents with their gardens, as well as working in community garden spaces.


Project SOUP host community micro-funding dinners, bringing people together to have fun, tackle food waste and raise funds for community projects.


Volunteer with LEAP to promote research into the impact of meat and dairy consumption on human and environmental health.


Edible Gardens is a network of community gardens in Oxford, growing food for volunteers to take home. We run a training programme for people to learn to set up community gardens as part of our network!


Current Youth Projects

Get involved with one of our projects supporting children and young people


Big Brothers Big Sisters creates long term mentoring and friendships that support children to thrive in life .


Help 0-5 year olds develop through fun play activities around Oxford.


Motivate young people through sports and fun games during their P.E lessons with our Empower Active volunteering programme.


Branch Up provides great weekend days out for children in Oxford, introducing them to fun sporting and cultural activities.


Help young people to achieve their academic potential by matching them with university student tutors.


Broaden the horizons of local children by teaching them to code, volunteer weekly with Oxford Hub's Code Club.


Find out how to refer a young person onto one of our programmes.


Current Community Projects

Join us in making Oxford’s community even stronger


LinkAges helps tackle loneliness and isolation amongst older people in Oxford.


The Red Box Project helps tackle period poverty by providing young people in Oxford with free menstrual products.


Help support patients and families at the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals.


FELLOW English

FELLOW offers free English lessons to learners in Oxford!


The Language Cafe connects Arabic speakers and English speakers in Oxford to improve their language skills.