Help Home-Start Support Local Families

Home-Start is a national charity available in hundreds of local communities. They recruit and train volunteers to help families with young children. Home-Start in Orkney need volunteers who would like to train as a family visitor, visiting families in their home once a week for a couple of hours. Full training is provided and volunteers are supported throughout.

Home-Start also need two new trustees who will be willing to give some time to help this much needed charity to continue providing a valuable community service. If you are interested in being a volunteer trustee or home visitor please contact Rob on 872 897 or Erika on 870 770

Fancy Starting at restart?

Restart would like to recruit new volunteers to their busy retail operation. The volunteers would receive training and experience in Restart's retail business. Restart would be more than happy to take on volunteers who are artistically minded and who would like to help with display and presentation work as well as volunteers who are looking to get back into the emplyoment market. So if you are looking for  a new challenge and would like to get some retail experience contact Rob on 872897 or Gill on 879777.

Orkney Fossil Centre - Admin and Bookkeeping Volunteers

Volunteers required to assist with admin duties and bookkeeping. Training and induction for new volunteers.

Orkney Fossils Centre - Cafe and Kitchen Volunteers

Volunteers needed for a number of varied hands on roles in the cafe and kicthen, including, baking, dishwashing, laundry and shopping. Full training and induction provided usually with an Environmental Health Officer.

Rackwick Museums - Museum Volunteers

Volunteers needed to help restore and renovate items in the collection over the three buildings. The three museums are located near the glen. two are on the flat and one is up the glen. Must be enthusiastic about Orkney/Hoy history and in old photos, writings etc. Should be able to paint farm machinery. Expenses paid for foot passenger on the ferry and lunch and tea and coffee provided.

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