We crowdsource Oxfam's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on Oxfam's employee reviews and anonymous tips from Oxfam employees.

Oxfam Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

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Nonprofit: Humanitarian Aid Organization Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Nonprofit: Humanitarian Aid Organization industry offer?

  • Median Average
  • 6 5
  • 6 9
  • 5 7
  • 1 1

Maternity Leaves Taken at Oxfam

  • Lady Enid.Coleslaw 12 weeks paid 40 weeks unpaid

Oxfam Maternity Leave Comments

  • "For UK based employees - maternity leave is entirely dependent on the type of contract you have - if you are a permanent employee you are eligible for 12 weeks at full pay and the rest of the year (remaining 40 weeks) are at SMP +10% of your salary. If you are not on a permanent contract (which can take up to 4 years of working for Oxfam to obtain) you get 9 weeks full pay and then the rest of your eligible leave period (41 weeks) at the government SMP rate. Working here there are a lot of women, which is very true of the INGO sector in general. Once you start to look at more senior management however there is a very visible 'thinning out' of the women, especially when compared to the lower C,D,E and F grades. OGB does provide flexible working hours to ensure childcare, and has an on-site day care, but speaking from experience where I planned to return to work immediately after starting my family and my (male) partner wanted to stay home with our children I was met with inherent shock, questioning and even pressure to rethink my choices (which I was not expecting from Oxfam)." - Lady Enid.Coleslaw

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