This week – 1st – 7th June is volunteers week and the islands of Orkney have always provided many organisations with people willing to contribute as a volunteer.
In fact The Orkney News, a member of Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO), is completely run by volunteers and all its contributors are too. This is its strength as a community based online newspaper. The Orkney News is independent.
Voluntary Action Orkney co-ordinates the activities in the islands of organisations which are not for profit or which rely on volunteers. You can read its May newsletter here: VAO May 2018
If you are interested in volunteering VAO also have a list of opportunities for you. There’s quite a range to choose from. Volunteering Opportunities
The 2018 AGM for VAO will be on Monday 11th June at 7pm in Lifestyles Kirkwall.
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