Latest government advice on safeguarding and DBS (disclosure and barring service) check guidance for community volunteers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-factsheet-community-volunteers-during-covid-19-outbreak/safeguarding-and-dbs-factsheet-faqs
Information from Adur and Worthing councils can be found at https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/coronavirus/
Video animations to support your work
VODA works in the north-east of England, supporting the work of voluntary and community sector groups.
As part of their coronavirus response, 4 really useful video animations have been produced:
- Supporting Volunteers – aimed primarily at volunteering groups https://vimeo.com/399518437
- Staying Safe When Volunteering – https://vimeo.com/398994115
- Safeguarding Tips – https://vimeo.com/398761329
- Telephone Befriending Advice – https://vimeo.com/399001298
With grateful thanks to Robin Fry of VODA.