Volunteering Opportunities

VAO act as a link between people who want to volunteer, and groups that need volunteers. We list volunteer opportunities from local, national and international organisations so there’s something for everyone! If you spot something you like, contact VAO for full details or register as a volunteer here.

Orkney Heritage Society - Secretary-Trustee

Volunteer required to maintain computer database of members. Respond to membership enquiries. Welcome new members. Send out newsletters. Liaise with treasurer on payments of fees be a Trustee of the board and attend meetings (every 6 weeks). Previous experience useful. IT literate, careful attention to detail and interested in Orkney's heritage.eeks). 

Orkney Heritage Society - Membership Secretary - Trustee

Volunteer required to maintain computer database of members. Respond to membership enquiries. Welcome new members. Send out newsletters. Liaise with treasurer on payments of fees be a Trustee of the board and attend meetings (every 6 weeks). Previous experience would be useful. IT literate. Careful attention to detail and interested in Orkney's heritage.

CLAN Shop Retail Volunteer

The CLAN shop are looking for a couple of volunteers to volunteer at the shop. One of the shifts would be on Saturday afternoon and both shifts would require the volunteers to do till work.

If you like the idea of volunteering at one of Orkney’s leading charities and also gaining some experience of a retail environment then this opportunity could be tailor made for you. Don’t worry if you haven’t done till work before as full training will be provided.

If this is an opportunity that you are interested in please contact Kayleigh at the CLAN shop on 873 393 or Rob McGregor on 872 897.

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Weekly Games Group Volunteer

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VAO Adult Befriending Service are looking for volunteers to help with a new weekly games group for older adults to be run on Thursday afternoons. The volunteers will help out with teas, coffees and games. The games will include indoor bowls, boccia, quoits and skittles There will also be board and card games. No experience of working with older folk is needed but a caring nature and good communication skills along with the ability to support and encourage older people to take part would be great.

So if you feel like spending your Thursday afternoon’s playing games and having a brew with some lovely older folk please contact Linsey or Arlene on 872897.

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