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  • CLAN Cancer Support Charity Shop Till and Sorting Room Volunteers Needed

    • Clan Cancer Support Shop 30 Victoria Street Kirkwall KW15 1DN
    • Range of days available

    • Morning or afternoon shifts available

    Retail Volunteers – Till

    Do you have a passion for second-hand shopping?  Do you love finding those bargains?  If you also enjoy helping customers and working as part of a...

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  • Planet Four

    • Orkney
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    Help explore the surface and weather of Mars’ south polar region.For more information, click on the link below: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/mschwamb/planet-four ...

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  • Nestcams

    • Orkney
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    Watch birds on their nests and help us to find out more about their breeding behaviour!For more information, please click on the link below:https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/spotteron/nestcams ...

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  • Dark Energy Explorers

    • Orkney
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    During five years of observations, the Hobby-Eberly Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) will find over one million galaxies that are 9 billion to 11 billion light-years away, yielding the largest map...

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  • Notes From Nature – Invertebrate Time Machine

    • Orkney
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    Transcribe historical marine invertebrate labels to activate specimen data for research.Type data from each card/specimen label into pre-defined data fields. Interpret species names, geographic localities, and other collection data to...

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  • Beyond Borders: Transcribing Historic Maine Land Documents

    • Home based
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    In this project, researchers from the Maine Historical Society need your help transcribing hundreds of handwritten documents, some of which are almost 400 years old!Maine Historical Society received a grant...

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  • Orkney Macular Support Group - team leader needed

    • Orkney
    • One and a half days per month

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    Macular disease is the biggest cause of blindness in the UK. Nearly 1.5 million people are currently affected and many more are at risk. The disease can have a devastating...

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  • Kirkwall Christmas Tree Festival stewards

    • Orkney Museum Courtyard
    • 1 – 12 Dec 2020

    • 10am – 4.30pm (each shift is 2hrs)

    Kirkwall Christmas Tree Festival is happening from 1st – 12th December at The Orkney Museum Courtyard, and we need some fabulous volunteers to be stewards for the event!The Kirkwall Christmas...

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  • ENABLE Scotland - Personal Assistant Volunteer

    • Various
    • 6 week placement

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    Have you considered a career in social care?  Would you like to see what it’s like to work as a Personal Assistant before applying for a permanent post?This is a...

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