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  Support will be given by

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

Library on 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.

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.



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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