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As a charity our volunteers play a vital role in helping us to continue and develop our work. Your experience and expertise is crucial in helping us to deliver our services and therefore support more children and their families through play.

We currently have the following vacancies:

  • Volunteer Playworkers to help at our 11 play and activity days in 2016
  • Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Volunteer Research Assistant

We are able to cover travel costs and full support and supervision will be provided.

If you are interested in volunteering for OPA or have any questions about the roles currently available, please do not hesitate to get in touch with OPA’s Manager, Martin Gillett on 01865 779474 or via e mail at martin.gillett@oxonplay.org.uk

Fundraise for us

There are so many different ways to fundraise, be that on your own, with friends, or with work. (Fundraising can be a great way for companies to meet their CSR objectives, as well as providing great publicity). Fundraising can also provide a fantastic focus and motivation for meeting personal goals. So if you’ve been thinking of signing up for that first 5k run, or you simply want to support our work keeping play at the top of the agenda here in Oxfordshire we would love to hear from you! We will be here to support you every step of the way.

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Friends Of OPA

Do you share our belief that play is vital for the health, development and wellbeing of our children and young people?
If so, please help us to make Oxfordshire the most ‘play friendly’ county in England. We have been working with and supporting children, their families and communities since 1974 and we need your help to ensure play is kept at the top of the agenda for many more years to come.
At a time of increasing budget cuts; ever greater pressures being put on the school curriculum and the rise and rise of social media, tablets and games consoles it has never been more important to ensure that children have the opportunity to regularly engage in free play, especially exploring the great outdoors.
For as little as £1.00 per month you can play a vital role in supporting our work. Please e mail Martin Gillett at martin.gillett@oxonplay.org.uk for a standing order form.

Thank you!