Health, Wellbeing & First Aid

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • NHS Orkney’s Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee

    • NHS Orkney
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    • The time demand for this role will involve preparing for and attending a meeting for about two hours once a quarter.

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  • Volunteer First Aider

    • Emergency Care Group (Orkney)
    • As and when necessary and to suit the volunteer.

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    To be a part of a small team of first aiders who provide medical cover at a wide range of events, possibly drive emergency vehicle when required.

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  • Volunteer Lead Health Walker

    • VAO
    • Once a week

    • Once a week

    Volunteer to encourage inactive people to join in with walks

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  • Big Bike Revival Volunteer

    • Cycle UK
    • TBA

    • TBA

    Cycle UK looking for volunteers and community groups who may be interested in trying cycling or being involved in helping to set up local community cycling groups.

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  • 15 Step Challenge Volunteer

    • NHS Orkney
    • TBA

    • TBA

    NHS Orkney are looking for a couple of volunteers who could give up a few hours of one morning of their time to help with this, every six months or...

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