Life at Oxfam India

Life at Oxfam India

Still wondering what makes Oxfam India the best place to work? Take a sneak peek in #LifeAtOxfam to get your answers.

1. We encourage creativity:  Just as for any family the priority is to keep intact the happiness of all family members, at Oxfam India, our employees’ happiness is of utmost importance. Giving them the liberty to be as creative as possible, Oxfam India’s sole focus is on an individual’s deliverables and not so much on the process. The idea behind this is to give our staff members opportunities to explore their potential and not be confined to their regular, monotonous tasks only. This helps to ensure employees’ happiness and motivation at workplace.

2. Celebrating diversity: An amalgamation of different cultures, the Oxfam-ily believes in celebrating diversity. By observing all important festivals throughout the year, Oxfam India tries to provide for an inclusive workplace, where every employee feels loved, welcomed and respected. This also helps to impart a sense of togetherness in an organisation.

3. Easing out first day anxiety: While joining a new workplace is exciting, we realise that adjusting to it can be challenging too. To ensure that our new employees do not feel confused or lost, Oxfam India assigns a ‘Buddy’, who is aptly described as a friend/guide for them to seek solace with. The Oxfam Buddy introduces newcomers to other employees and helps them get familiarised with the ethics of the organisation.

4. Extending workplace flexibility: Oxfam India’s core values lie in ensuring a work-life balance for all its employees. From giving them the freedom to choose their own office timings to providing them a robust work from home facility, we extend great workplace flexibility to everyone in the organisation.

5. Beyond hierarchy: While a hierarchical structure is crucial for an organisation to maintain order and discipline, Oxfam India also believes in giving everyone an equal voice and status irrespective of one’s age and seniority.  We encourage an open door policy and believe in 100% transparency within the organisation. All important information is shared across all levels. Moreover, all senior staff members, including the CEO, in the organisation are easily approachable to discuss any kind of feedback and/or concern at all levels without hesitation.

6. Safety comes first: Oxfam India gives utmost importance to the safety and security of all employees. We provide an extensive insurance coverage plan and trainings for personal security to all our staff throughout the year.

7. Making office homelike: We encourage our employees to personalise their work stations for them to feel more like home. Additionally, Oxfam India also organises frequent get-togethers and fun Fridays to give all employees a break from work and enjoy with their friends at workplace.

Oxfam India is much more than just a workplace. Come, join us to experience the fun!

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