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It is great to get involved in your local community by volunteering.  It can help you learn new skills, meet new people, stay active and help those in need.  Here are just some of the opportunities available locally.

Cycling UK / Rural Connections

Are looking for volunteers to deliver activities in their communities and keep cycles working if there is no local bike shop.

Find out more in the ‘Things to do‘ section or on the Cycling UK website.

Diabetes Scotland

Diabetes Scotland are excited to share our latest volunteering opportunities for young people aged 18-24 with type 1 diabetes.  These opportunities are centred around peer support and connecting young people with type 1 aged 13-24 with their peers and making new connections.  We have a number of different roles around 1-2-1 buddying, setting up local peer support groups, moderating discussion groups online, hosting online webinars and running and facilitating wellbeing sessions.  If you would like to know anything more about these opportunities please email Iain French the Youth Coordinator on to find out more and how to get involved.

Voluntary Action Orkney

Volunteering opens up a lot of doors. Apart from being a lot of fun, you get to meet new people, you learn new skills, it looks great on your CV and you get to help your community along the way. 👍 VAO can get you involved…

Visit the VAO website to find out more.