COVID-19 information for volunteering

General resources for volunteering

  • Organisations with 10 or more employees can order rapid flow test kits for staff and volunteers via the government website. (Debate continues about the testing strategy. Social distancing measures and safe working procedures remain the most effective barrier to transmission.)
  • Age UK Bristol's handbook for volunteers providing telephone befriending.
  • Guidance about domestic abuse for volunteers.
  • Security guidance for your organisation's premises and data.
  • Do's and don'ts for managing volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Looking after your volunteers

A short video introduction to staying safe as a volunteer:

A short video about volunteers and mental health:

Volunteer induction and standards

A short video guide to inducting volunteers:

Related guidance documents to download:

Data protection for volunteers

A short video introduction to data protection for volunteers:

Volunteers driving and delivering

A short video introduction for volunteer drivers:

Related guidance documents to download:

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