With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community.

The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even help your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and physical health & wellbeing.

Here at Voluntary Action Orkney, we’ll guide you through each stage of finding that right volunteering role, and if required give you some help too.

If you let us know the type of volunteering role you are looking for, we’ll do our best to approach appropriate organisations and find an appropriate volunteering opportunity for you.  Or have a look at our Volunteer Opportunities summary for some ideas.

Some opportunities are marked “PVG” (Protection of Vulnerable Groups). If you are considering any of these volunteering opportunities, you would be required to become a PVG Scheme member. Please ask for more details.

If you would like more information on any of the volunteering opportunities, please contact us on 01856 872897 or email samantha.stringer@vaorkney.org.uk.


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