How to keep yourself and others safe when volunteering
To ensure that volunteers protect themselves as well as the people they are helping, during COVID-19 and beyond, we have collated three short video guides and a list of links to other useful information.
Volunteering during COVID-19
Tips for Telephone Befriending
Further Information and Guidance for Volunteers
Coronavirus: How to Help Safely - Government guidance on how people providing help to vulnerable individuals in the community can do this safely: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely–2
Guidance on informal good neighbour activity (produced by Voluntary Action Leeds): https://doinggoodleeds.org.uk/supporting-your-neighbours/
Guidelines for volunteers delivering medicines, shopping or other supplies to self-isolating individuals - guidance sheet produced by Derbyshire County Council
Guidelines for volunteers in a food distribution centre (e.g food bank) during COVID 19 - guidance sheet produced by Derbyshire County Council
Talking about Mental Health and Wellbeing – a booklet produced by Derbyshire County Council for volunteers around the promotion of mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19. Includes a poster outlining some of the wellbeing support available to volunteers.
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