Office Administrator

7 Hours per week (average 30 hours a month)



Orkney Zerowaste are looking for a reliable Office Administrator to organise and coordinate administrative duties and office procedures.  The Administrator will undertake a variety of administrative tasks ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness and provide support to the Board of Directors. The person will be expected to attend board meetings once a month or as required to take and produce the minutes of meetings held by the board.


The successful candidate will be competent in prioritising and working with little suprvision.  They will be self-motivated and trustworthy and be able to accurately handle a range of administrative duties.  An interest in recycleables would be an advantage. Experience within a previous administrative role is essential.


For further information please contact Dr Geoff Sellers at geoffsellers@aol.com, 01856 871548. Please note this role will involve working from home.


Closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd June 2017 by 4pm. Application packs can be collected at Voluntary Action Orkney, Anchor Buildings, 6 Bridge Street, Kirkwall from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Interviews will be held Tuesday 4th July 2017.



Orkney Zerowaste is a local Scottish registered charity working in the community to raise waste awareness and offer practical recycling advice in Orkney.  We also run the Orkney Zerowaste Yard a community re-use/recycling site, in Stromness where if we can we try to be a 'one stop drop' helping our community by offering recycling solutions whenever we can!

 For the Winter, from 1st November 2015, the Yard will be open on Saturdays 10-3pm only. See our Facebook page for regular updates - please 'like' our page!

A huge part of our work in Orkney is to offer local waste awareness education through a series of events and workshops throughout the county in the community or in schools/groups.


 Have a look at our calendar to see where we are next in Orkney.

We have excellent volunteering opportunities in Orkney and are registed with Voluntary Action Orkney.


If you want to become a volunteer with us, or like us to come and visit or talk to your group please contact us by email.

Through local our local education programme, we also highlight the national themes with Zero Waste Scotland which we enthusiastically deliver throughout Orkney and the Isles.



Our mission is to encourage local innovation in reusing and recycling waste, and are always looking for new, local solutions for specific local waste problems. If we can help you, please let us know - email here.