You’ll be able to sign up for a volunteer slot at our Spring Bring & Take soon via the link below; in the meantime, please email Karen via events [at] lcwo.org.uk.
For more information about how you can give your time, click on the sections below.
We don’t have long to prevent irreversible climate change.
LCWO is powered by volunteers.
Can YOU help make things happen? Meet neighbours and like-minded people? Make a difference?
Event support: help out at specific events – TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED WITH COVID
Get down and dirty: practical support at Kingfisher Corner: jobs include pulling up balsam, doing a quick litter pick, planting seeds…
Join the LCWO Coordinating Committee: we meet once every two months for a couple of hours, and are always keen to find new members
Backroom blog-buster: help with social media and blog post content: volunteer to write a blog post on a topic of your choice
Local leafleting OCCASIONAL, AS AND WHEN
Learn a skill: e.g. learn to do a carbon footprint for friends and neighbours; or learn to lead the LCWO Tree Trail walk…
Offer a skill: e.g. repair skills such as electrical repair, darning, bike repair; workshop facilitation for our strategy days
Respond to a specific request: we are currently looking for:
- West Oxford Waste Champion – find out more here.
- We will generally communicate all volunteer opportunities via our Volunteer email list (on MailChimp); to sign up, here to this page and click ‘volunteer’ in the options on the form, to receive both the monthly newsletter and volunteer emails. If you are already on our monthly e-newsletter mailing list, you should be able to update your MailChimp preferences and select ‘volunteer’;
- If you would also like to be contacted by a text to your mobile, please send us [firstname.lastname@example.org] a message with your mobile number;
- In addition, if you would be happy to be contacted by text to your mobile phone for opportunities *at short notice*, please email us [email@example.com] to let us know.
- For specific events, we are trialling a free online volunteer management tool called SignUp. You can view our SignUp page here. We will circulate an invitation by email as and when we are looking for volunteers, and all ‘live’ SignUp pages (i.e. where we are currently looking for volunteers) will also be listed on our website at www.lowcarbonwestoxford.org.uk/volunteer
- To sign up more generally (e.g. to join the committee, or offer skills) send us an email [to firstname.lastname@example.org] with the subject line ‘Volunteer offer’ to say how you would like to volunteer;
- Please note that we will sign people up on a first come first served basis, and for some events, will only require a small number of volunteers – so if you are keen on a specific event and slot, sign up now!