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Make your voice count this summer - Take action and campaign with Oxfam

07 July 2016

Do you want to be part of the Oxfam Ireland team and join them at some of Northern Irelandís biggest and best summer events and festivals? Do you want to make a real difference in helping to ensure everyone in crisis has the right to refuge?

Oxfam are recruiting volunteers to join their Campaign Outreach Team this summer. As part of the team, you’ll be attending events and festivals across Northern Ireland to speak to the public about the migration crisis and gather petition signatures.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a really important movement.  With the U.N. preparing to hold a Migration Summit in September, this summer is a vital time for Oxfam to gather support and make our voices heard to ensure the rights of refugees and migrants are upheld.

Together, we can make a difference by protecting and standing in solidarity with people on the move who are thrust into crisis and poverty by circumstances beyond their control. We’re calling on our politicians to do their duty to protect vulnerable people as they move to escape the unimaginable horrors of war, persecution and impossible living conditions.

As a member of the Campaign Outreach Team, you’ll be invited to a training session at Oxfam's offices where you’ll meet Oxfam staff working on the campaign and learn more about Oxfam, migration and campaigning techniques. There will also be the opportunity for some people to receive advanced training and become a Campaign Outreach Team Leader. After your initial training, you can sign up for the events that suit you from June to September 2016. Whether you are available for a couple of shifts or want to become a key member of our team throughout the summer, we will work with your availability.

As well as attending all the best events and bespoke training, some food and transportation costs will be covered To apply to join Oxfam’s campaign outreach team, register for training and find out more information on applying email christine.mccartney@oxfamireland.org or ring 028 90 895941 or register online: Campaign Volunteers

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