Oxford Community Trust is a registered Charitable Trust and was established in 1994 working alongside Waimakariri Community Development Trust. Since 2000 Oxford Community Trust has operated independently. The Trust has a strong association and close working relationship with Wellbeing North Canterbury (formerly Waimakariri Community Development Trust). Oxford Community Trust plays a key role in ensuring that community based social services are provided in the Oxford district.
Oxford Community Trust provides local information, resources and support to the rural community of Oxford.
Oxford Community Trust employs a number of paid staff which include:
- OCT Co-ordinator
- Recreation Youth Worker
- Financial Clerk
- Community Worker
- Holiday Programme workers
Oxford Community Trust also have a team of trained dedicated volunteers who assist with the daily running of the office.