What is Oxfordshire Youth?

Oxfordshire Youth is a registered charity which recently celebrated reaching 70 years old. Our aim is to improve the life opportunities of young people and advance their citizenship through equipping them to positively develop their communities. To achieve our aim we provide support to 50 voluntary youth clubs from all over Oxfordshire. As a membership organisation we provide training, advocacy, resources and events to our members and we also directly support young people to improve their life opportunities. 


  • We inspire and motivate young people by facilitating life changing experiences.
  • We are committed to providing the highest quality services that achieve positive outcomes.
  • We are fair, honest and open in the way we relate to young people.
  • We are creative, dynamic and forward thinking in our response to the needs of youth groups and young people.
  • We are passionate about helping young people to have the best possible life choices.

How do we ensure young people are kept safe ?

We are committed to safeguarding young people. Please see below for our Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Data Protection and Whistle Blowing policies.

Safeguarding Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Data Protection Policy

Whistle Blowing Policy

Please click here for the report on Increasing Impact in the Oxfordshire Youth Sector

Our Governance

VOICE Youth Committee

Chair: Maya

Committee Members

Shakeel, Christian

The VOICE committee meet twice a month in addition to specific activities; they take a lead role in Oxfordshire Youth events, support clubs and training delivery, as well as provide their VOICE to the overall governance of the organisation. They all develop their skills through regular training and workshops as well as undergoing the ILM Level 2 in Leadership and Team skills.

To find out more about becoming a member read up here.

Business Ambassador

Richard Morgan

Youth Ambassador

Alidja Templer


Tim Stevenson OBE, Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire
Sir Charles Ponsonby Bt, Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire


Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill


The Hon Charles Cecil; Mr Malcolm Cochrane; Mr Richard Dick; Mr Dave Hutchinson; Mr Jim Duthie; Mr Andrew Feilden; The Lady Goodhart; Col Tom Hall; Ms Liz Harris-Ulph; Brigadier Nigel Mogg; Mr Miles Tuely; The Chairman of Oxfordshire County Council; The Lord Mayor of Oxford; The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University; The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University; The Rt Revd Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester – Diocese of Oxford

Board of Trustees

Chair: Carl Anglim

Treasurer: Michael Watkinson MBE

Mark Dessain, Felicity Dick, Margie Jarvis, Felicity Lusk, Susan Jackson, Tim Martin, Samuel John Isaacs, Darius Smith, Fiona Clarke, Dominic Taylor