Starting an Oxfam

Learn all you need to know about campaigning in your local community and
how you can grow a strong group or strengthen your existing group.

The Oxfam Community is made up of passionate volunteers who have a shared vision of a world where everyone is valued and treated equally. Find out all you need to know to recruit members and grow a strong group of change makers.

Starting up a New Community Group

Starting a group in your community is a great way to create change on issues you care about. Getting started is as simple as getting in touch with your state Community Campaigner. Next, you’ll meet with your Community Campaigner who will provide you with support and information about how to grow your group and run great campaigning actions.

Everything is better with friends!

The same goes when starting a group and campaigning. Ask some mates to join you or canvass your local coffee shops and community to find interested people to help get your group going.

Download out our helpful guide to setting up a Oxfam group to get started and find your state Community Campaigner.

How do you grow a strong group and keep up the momentum? Grab some recruitment ideas from our tips for recruitment and practice your recruitment pitch with our one on one conversation guide. Find some handy tips for hosting an effective and engaging group meeting and pick up some ideas for you can structure your group.

Setting up a group not your cup of tea? Sign up for updates about what is happening in your state and find out how to join an existing group.