Voluntary Action Shetland   Voluntary Action Shetland
Voluntary Action Shetland
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Voluntary Action Shetland is a Shetland based registered charity

Market House will remain closed to the public until 14th April 2020.  Organisations within Market House will still be contactable by phone and email.
Coronavirus: Important Information for Individuals and Organisations.

Our mission:

"Voluntary Action Shetland seeks to respond to and support voluntary services in Shetland by meeting present and emerging needs, developing and promoting new ways of responding and encouraging people in Shetland to offer voluntary service to their community."

Our aims:

  • To assist the development of voluntary organisations
  • To encourage the voluntary participation of local people in community organisations and volunteering in general
  • To provide practical and advisory services to VAS members (and non-members)
  • To support collaborative activities between voluntary organisations and local statutory bodies  ighlighted

Volunteering Opportunity:BRITISH RED CROSS - Emergency Response Volunteer  

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH THE CORONAVIRUS IN SHETLAND, VOLUNTARY ACTION SHETLAND HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL THE SALTIRE AWARDS CEREMONY DUE TO TAKE PLACE AT MAREEL ON 31ST MARCH.

All young volunteers who were due to get their certificates at the awards ceremony will now receive them by post within the next few weeks.
We would like to say a huge congratulations and well done to all young volunteers who have contribute so much within Shetland this past year and to the organisations supporting them. Keep up the volunteering, you're all brilliant.

New Opening Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 9.00am-5.00pm 

Friday: 9.00am-4.00pm 

Saturday + Sunday: CLOSED 

Amazon Smile:

VAS are now on Amazon Smile.  Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices and shopping features as Amazon.co.uk. The difference is that when you shop on Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) to your chosen charity with no extra cost to you.

All you have to do is log onto Amazon Smile using your normal Amazon login details and choose VAS as your charity.  This means that when you shop using Amazon Smile VAS will receive 0.5% of the net purchase without costing you anything more.

Thank you 

Voluntary Action Shetland is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland number 165677; Scottish Charity number SC017286

Voluntary Action Shetland is committed to equal opportunities.

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