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  • Digital Champion - TEC Library

    • Kirkwall
    • Wednesdays weekly

    • 9am-1pm

    The Tech Peer Mentor Project based at Voluntary Action Orkney has the aim of increasing the use of Technology Enabled Care (TEC) in Orkney. The project is seeking to achieve...

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  • Kirkwall parkrun volunteers

    • Peedie Sea, Kirkwall
    • Saturday morning

    • 9am – 10.30am

    Kirkwall parkrun takes place every Saturday morning, starting at The Peedie Sea at 9.30am. It is an organised run, jog or walk which is free to participate in. Registration is...

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  • Sight Scotland Veterans - Telephone Befriender

    • Orkney
    • The opportunity takes place throughout the year, including both school holidays and term time

    • Although times are flexible, we ask you to maintain an agreed pattern and make your calls within office hours (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)

    It’s good to talk! We need home-based telephone befriending volunteers to call our members, who are all service veterans with a vision impairment. Your regular calls will help our members...

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  • Volunteer stewards needed for Costa del Kirkwall

    • Kirkwall
    • 5 – 9 August

    • Each shift is 2hrs long with morning or afternoon shifts available

    Always fancied being a beach lifeguard? Well here’s your chance! Kirkwall BID are looking for some young volunteers to be stewards at their upcoming Costa Del Kirkwall urban beach event...

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  • Panel Practice Advisor (PPA) with Orkney Area Support Team for the Children's Panel

    • Orkney
    • Week days

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    Panel Practice Advisors (PPAs) are an important part of the Children’s Hearings system. The Scottish Government fund the system and Children’s Hearings Scotland support the 3,000 volunteers throughout Scotland. The...

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  • Secretary - Orkney Macular Society support group

    • Orkney
    • First Thursday morning of each month (excluding July and August)

    • The group meeting lasts two hours, and a couple of hours prep between would be required. (This can be flexible depending on your circumstances)

    By giving your time, you will help us to reach people living with macular disease and sight loss in your community and provide life-changing support. Our groups provide information, support...

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  • Youth Peer Support Volunteer with Diabetes Scotland

    • Online on Discord and Zoom while local restrictions are in place
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    Peer Support is a great way for people with diabetes to meet new people, reduce isolation and get support for their condition. Through this project Diabetes Scotland are hoping to...

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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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