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Oxford, England
5001 to 10000 employees
1942
Non-profit Organisation
Social Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Oxfam strives to end poverty around the world. The organization focuses on areas such as climate change, education, health care, gender and race, sustainable livelihood, and protection from violence and disasters. Oxfam receives funds from donors and the sale of second-hand ... Read more

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Best Places to Work: 2016 (#6)

Oxfam Reviews

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Egham, England
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    I worked at Oxfam part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful training staff. Great customer service skills experience.

    Cons

    Nothing bad about my experience.

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Oxfam Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Oxfam in June 2012.

    Interview

    Lovely people, people smile at you when you go around the building, happy purposeful atmosphere, pretty social, really people-oriented which was a refreshing change from 6 years of corporate automata. Work is challenging (every organisation has its challenges) but you can ask for help and not get looked down upon. Really flexible approach to working - alternative patterns, home working some days a week, worth asking when you apply what they might consider. So great to working for an organisation with a genuine mission to do some good in the world and stand up for what it believes in.

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Oxfam Awards & Accolades

  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
  • Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2009

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