The world is changing very quickly at the moment, and the voluntary sector response to this has been absolutely crucial in providing essential support. Below you can find a list of links to the work we are doing at this time.

 

Blogs from our staff and volunteers

COVID-19 VOLUNTARY RESPONSE: A BLOG FROM OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE

‘The charity sector and volunteers have never been more needed than right now.’ Paul Reddish gives an overview of the sector response to COVID-19.

VOLUNTEERS ARE DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY

An update from our Director of Volunteering Delivery Emma Thomas-Hancock

Full-Time Volunteering

A video update from Senior Full-Time Volunteer Manager Anneka

 

Change Stories

VOLUNTEERING DURING A LOCKDOWN

Change Story from our LifeLines project in Brighton.

Full-Time Volunteering in Ipswich

Featuring our Youth Social Action FTV Elsa

 

Resources

#VolunteerSafely Campaign

Our Volunteer Safely campaign is aimed at individuals, groups, or organisations who want to know how they can keep themselves and their volunteers safe during COVID-19. We have nearly sixty years experience in facilitating high quality volunteer programmes in the UK, so we have pooled our knowledge and created resources for you to use.

Safeguarding during COVID-19

The possible signs of abuse or harm, and what to do if you spot them.

Volunteering FAQs

Frequently asked questions about volunteering during COVID-19

help for setting up Volunteer Social Media Groups

Advice for setting up social media groups for volunteers, shared by Full-Time Volunteer Sebastian.

TOP TIPS FOR RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

We share our top tips for volunteer recruitment in a new area, making sure you can stay safe while providing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEED SKILLS URGENTLY TO SUPPORT YOUR CHARITY’S EFFORTS? LET US HELP.

We can now help connect your charity with the businesses who have come forward to support charities with their skills and expertise.