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

Job Vacancy: Shetland Carers Young Carers Support Worker

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly self-motivated individual to join our team and provide support to local unpaid carers.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication, presentation and reporting skills.  They will have experience of third sector/multi agency working and the ability to research and develop support opportunities based on the needs of young people. 

For the full job advert please click here

For an application pack, please contact: Megan Nicolson, Voluntary Action Shetland, Market House, 14 Market Street, Lerwick Tel: 01595 743900, email: megan.nicolson2@shetland.org

For an informal discussion please contact VAS Team Leader Wendy Hand on Tel: 01595 743902, e-mail:wendy.hand@shetland.org

Closing Date for all applications is: Friday 22nd Oct at 12 noon.

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

Opening Hours: 

Monday-Thursday: 9.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm 

Friday: 9.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-4.00pm 

Saturday + Sunday: CLOSED 

Highlighted Volunteering Opportunity: Brae Youth Centre - Committee Members

VAS Annual Report is now available to view here

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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