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Apr

Government coronavirus volunteering guidelines updated

The government guidelines on how to how to safely and effectively involve volunteers during the pandemic have been updated to reflect the new roadmap change.

The guidance for people who run volunteer-involving organisations or groups, or manage volunteers, was updated at the end of March.

It applies to England specifically and covers:

Who can volunteer
Business and venue closures
Volunteering in groups and around others
Political campaigning
Travelling to volunteer or while volunteering
Face coverings
Volunteers eligible for vaccines
Coronavirus testing for volunteers
Accommodation for volunteers
Ensuring volunteers and their workplaces are safe
Safeguarding volunteers
Insurance and volunteers
Volunteers who claim benefits or who are ‘furloughed’
Involving volunteers in mutual aid groups and community support groups
Local information and resources

Read the latest guidance in full on the government website.

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