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



Orkney Library and Archive are looking for volunteers to help out at the library

Code Club, which is for children aged 8 - 11.  Volunteers must be aged 16 or over with

basic coding skills and knowledge of Scratch and be available for one hour a week

on Saturdays between 10 – 11am and must be already be a member of the PVG

scheme. Volunteers should be friendly, approachable, patient,  computer literate, reliable

and punctual.

Training is available online at www.codeclub.org.uk.  Support will be given by

Library staff. Anyone interested in this opportunity should contact Sally Walker at Orkney

Library on sally.walker@orkney.gov.uk or 873 166

Orkney Heritage Society promotes the heritage of Orkney by publishing journals and organising prizes such as the Fereday Prize.  OHS recently completed the refurbishment of the Kitchener Memorial. OHS require a volunteer to maintain a computer database of members. Respond to membership enquiries. Welcome new members. Send out newsletters and minutes by email and allocate an action list which is part of the minutes. The board of OHS meets about 8 times per year, including the AGM.

The volunteer would need to have some experience of taking minutes and have an interest in the heritage of Orkney.


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.

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