A volunteer is needed to place collecting cans in their local area. They will be the point of contact in their local area. They will be fully supported by a staff member and given full instruction. If you have a few spare hours and would like to get out and about in the community, then get in touch!
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Volunteers are wanted to help with a new weekly games group for older adults to be run on Thursday afternoons. The volunteer 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 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.
If you would like to know more about this opportunity and like the idea of having a cuppa and playing cards with some of Orkney’s delightful older folk please contact Rob or Arlene on 872 897 for a chat.

The main purpose of this volunteer role is to manage and moderate online discussion forums. The online forum is a key medium for SRA to engage with members throughout Scotland and offer an opportunity for members to contribute their thoughts, ideas and issues in online conversation.

Tasks / Description of Role

To manage and moderate online discussion forums

To respond to enquiries received through the forum

To perform general moderator duties e.g. accept new members, flag issues with SRA staff

To contribute to discussions/create discussion topics

Although training will be provided to enable volunteers to do this we particularly welcome volunteers with previous experience of rural affairs, community work, experience in political or social organisations/movements, campaign experience or who live in very rural/remote areas. Particular interest in the issues surrounding rural areas and Land, Business, Digital Connectivity, Transport or Local Governance is also welcome. Experience of online discussion forums would be beneficial.

HES are looking for volunteers to provide support who can deliver to their excellent customer care standards. HES sites are at their busiest at weekends, on bank holidays, during school holidays and the summer months. It is at these times that they will schedule a number of special days for volunteers to lead and deliver tours for visitors. Whilst there are no strict requirements regarding how many tours an individual will deliver they desire a minimum commitment of one tour per month to enable the success of the tours. The number of tours will be flexible, and agreed with the Volunteer Coordinator.



The Salvation Army shop has been in touch as they have some vacancies they would like to be able to fill. They would like to hear from volunteers who would be able to cover the following shifts:

Alternate Thursdays: 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm 

Alternate Fridays: 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm 

Occasional Saturdays: 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm

If you would like to volunteer in a warm and friendly retail environment then this would be the post for you. If you are interested contact Rob at VAO on 872 897

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