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Restart Orkney

Employability Orkney provides a range of sustainable supported employment, training and volunteering opportunities which promote social inclusion for those furthest from the labour market. Our social enterprise Restart Orkney sells furniture, household items, white goods and clothing at affordable prices.


Current opportunities

Volunteers needed to undertake all aspects of retail business with Restart Orkney.

Restart are looking for one or possibly two van assistants. Age is not an issue but they must be able to lift/ unload and load furniture. There will be a two shift trial period, and the vacancy is only until the end of June.

Restart are currently looking for a van driver to work every second Monday. There will be a trial period (approx. 2 shifts) and the vacancy is only until the end of June 2018.

Answering phone calls from the public. Arranging delivery and collection of furniture and goods. inputting details of sold items into a stock database. Creating posters and updating social media pages, especially Facebook. Taking photos of stock new into the shop and uploading on to Facebook page. Answering emails and other admin duties as directed.