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

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

New 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 

Coronavirus Information:

Voluntary Action Shetland are working closely with our partners in the Third and Public Sectors and the community to assist the wide range of developing support in response to COVID-19. This section of our website is intended to provide information which will assist individuals, agencies and community groups to support people experiencing the impacts of the outbreak. 

Search Register of Community Activity:

To access a list of Community Activity which has registered with the site please click on the link below:


Tell us about your Community Activity:

 VAS are maintaining a registration of activities that third sector organisation and voluntary groups are undertaking in response to the outbreak.  If you would like to add your activity to this register then please use the link below:


Highlighted Volunteering Opportunity: Voluntary Action Shetland - Volunteer Handy Person

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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