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Updated 18 Feb 2020

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3.9
82%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring
Mark Goldring
156 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Sometimes have to work alone as volunteers often leave(in 25 reviews)

  • "Not very diverse at senior management level(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 

    I have been working at Oxfam full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Interesting work, flexible work patterns, collaborative colleagues.

    Cons

    Occasional insecurity, can be bureaucratic

    Oxfam2020-02-19
  2. "a good career beginning in the UK"

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    Current Employee - Volunteer in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxfam part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly working environment and nice people around. can try different work sections and find out what I really like.

    Cons

    too easy to spend money, even though cheap items but easily little bit everyday. some donations are quite rough conditions.

    Oxfam2020-02-18
  3. "An organisation with a big heart and"

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    Current Employee - Development 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxfam full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work. Committed and inspiring colleagues. Flexible and family friendly workplace

    Cons

    It acts in a complex environment

    Oxfam2020-02-03
  4. "Service Charge Accounts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Oxfam full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy to grow inside and progress professionally and good environment,

    Cons

    Great division between staff and management

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    Oxfam2020-01-16
  5. "good"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oxfam full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good mission to work and proud to work with that mission

    Cons

    low salary and management problem

    Oxfam2020-01-23
  6. "Think more about the volunteers"

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    Current Employee - Volunteer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxfam part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team, great experience and athmosphere

    Cons

    Zero perks, high turnover, low morale

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    Oxfam2019-12-19
  7. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Volunteer 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oxfam part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    A good chance to get experience on running a store

    Cons

    Sometimes there are many staffs and you don’t have anything to do.

    Oxfam2019-12-24
  8. "Great place for volunteering"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxfam part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Volunteers are so passionate - Everyone is so helpful

    Cons

    Nothing really! everything is great

    Oxfam2019-12-09
  9. "Voluntary Finance Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oxfam part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lack of a strong company culture

    Cons

    Good experience of working in an office Lunch money and travel money if needed Presentation about how our work even one day a week volunteering made all the difference

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    Oxfam2019-12-18
  10. "A good place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Area Manager 

    I have been working at Oxfam full-time

    Pros

    Lots of autonmy on how you work

    Cons

    Not enough payroll for shop teams

    Oxfam2019-12-04

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