Enabling safe and effective volunteering during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government guidance aims to help organisations and groups understand how to safely and effectively involve volunteers during the pandemic.

Content includes:

  • Who can volunteer
  • Business and venues
  • Contact tracing and volunteer records
  • COVID status checks and the domestic NHS COVID Pass
  • Travelling to volunteer or while volunteering
  • Face coverings
  • Booster vaccines
  • Vaccination as a condition of deployment in health and social care settings
  • Ensuring volunteers and their workplaces are safe
  • Safeguarding volunteers
  • Insurance and volunteers
  • Volunteers who claim benefits
  • Involving volunteers in mutual aid groups and community support groups
  • Local information and resources

This guidance is for people who run volunteer-involving organisations or groups, or manage volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering yourself, or are an existing volunteer, read guidance on how to volunteer during the coronavirus pandemic.

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