GOV.UK Guidance - Coronavirus: How to help safely

Across the UK people are playing their part and providing essential support to their friends and family who are in isolation. This guidance from the UK Government outlines how you can help and importantly, how to do this safely.

COVID-19 Good Neighbours Volunteer Guidance

This COVID-19 Good Neighbours Volunteering Response guidance is to help ensure the safety of volunteers and others while shopping, collecting prescriptions, click and collect and food parcels. You can download it via the blue button.

Informal Volunteering Guidance Sheet

VODA has produced a guidance sheet where we suggest steps that informal volunteering movements may wish to consider to help meet their duty of care and offer a safe volunteering experience without losing the beauty of being agile and free of unnecessary red tape. You can download it via the blue button.

Safeguarding in North Tyneside Guidance Sheet

VODA has produced a guidance sheet with some basic information on Safeguarding in North Tyneside, including who to contact if you feel there is a Safeguarding issue.

Useful short animations to support volunteering during the COVID-19 emergency.

Supporting Volunteers: aimed primarily at informal volunteering groups

Staying Safe When Volunteering

Safeguarding Tips

Telephone Befriending Advice