Volunteering for NOA

 

NOA is largely run by volunteers for the local community. The volunteer team is diverse and extremely friendly.  

 

NOA is able to offer all it does because of the generosity of the volunteers who help out in the following areas. 

 

The Welcome Desk: Staffed by helpers doing two-hour shifts once a week or fortnight.

The Coffee Bar: Staffed by helpers doing shifts of about two hours once a week or fortnight.

Neighbourly Help: Volunteer drivers and visitors for the housebound and those in need of support.

Administration: With the support of the office staff, the officers and all members of NOA's elected Council along with members of our committees, management, hospitality, finance and general purposes, activities and public relations are all volunteers

Publishing:  NOA News is produced and edited by volunteers.

Vacancies:

NOA is always looking for new volunteers. The following are specifically required, but there is always room for volunteers with new ideas. Training and support given for any role.  

Treasurer role .pdf
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Honorary Treasurer

NOA is looking for an Honorary Treasurer to join the friendly team of volunteers in North Oxford Association. This is a great opportunity to work with a vibrant local community association, to share your skills, experience and enthusiasm. Although voluntary, this role is hugely important for the charity. Please contact NOA if you are interested or would like to discuss this further. See attached document above for more details about the role. 

Coffee bar volunteers needed

Coffee bar - run by volunteers on a 2-hour shift once a week or more. Volunteers serve snacks and drinks through the hatch to passers-by or to people who prefer to come in and sit in the sunny coffee bar area, where there are always fresh flowers on the tables!

Training given

Neighbourly Help

Volunteers visit local people, help with shopping, light gardening, driving to hospital visits - if you have an hour or so to spare or can offer an occassional lift to someone who is unable to drive, please contact NOA. Click here for further information about Neighbourly Help 

Committee Members 

There are plenty of opportunities to become involved in the planning and development of NOA. If you are interested in joining as a committee member on one of NOA's committees, please get in touch. Newcomers with enthusiasm and energy very welcome.

Welcome Desk volunteers needed

Welcome Desk - run by volunteers on a 2-hour shift once a week or more. Volunteers have a friendly greeting, check room bookings, answer queries. Here you can add a short description.

Messy Play

Help run a Messy and Sensory Play session at the Pavilion. This is run by NOA and Sunnymead Minnows (Cutteslowe Community Association and Cutteslowe School).  Sessions run on Fridays 10-12noon. Contact leanne.mcclements@cutteslowe.oxon.sch.uk if you are interested. 

Other Volunteer Roles

  • Writing for the NOA newsletter, NOA News
  • Cooking and preparing lunches for NOA members (training given)
  • Publicity and Marketing 

Please ask at the Welcome Desk or contact the office if you are interested in volunteering. You will be welcomed with open arms!