Volunteer opportunity posted by: Oxfam America
Posted on: January 9, 2013
Support women farmers, fight global hunger, and build a better food system!
Oxfam America, an international relief and development organization, invites you to join the Oxfam Action Corps, an exciting effort to cultivate grassroots leaders and political change. Oxfam Action Corps volunteers work closely with Oxfam staff to engage their community and elected officials through tabling, events, concert outreach, lobbying campaigns and more.
We are looking for individuals to take on a one year commitment to lead the Action Corps We will provide a FREE training April 13-16 2013 in Washington, DC and support throughout the one-year time commitment. You'll meet amazing activists, build community, and drive political solutions in your hometown.
We are recruiting for the Oxfam Action Corps in these cities:
Minn./St Paul, MN
Des Moines, IA
New York City, NY
Kansas City, MO
San Francisco, CA
Here is what previous Oxfam Action Corps volunteers said:
"Oxfam Action Corps has given me a ton of confidence… gaining knowledge and being able to speak to people about the issues." Amy , Business Operations Analyst, Des Moines
"I liked it, loved it, actually. I now have a better appreciation for activism and I do believe that it can really make a difference!" Debby, Graduate Student, VT
"This has become one of the best parts of my life… I can't express enough how satisfying it is to be organizing with people who are just as committed and dependable and passionate." – Isaac., Educator, New York City
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