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Read our Covid-19 News items relating to both Volunteers and Organisations
We've provided practical guidance and advice for individuals preparing to restart volunteering activity post Covid-19 restrictions.
We have provided practical guidance for organisations managing volunteers during Coronavirus (Covid-19).
It is exactly one year since Scotland entered its first lockdown, how has volunteering changed? Volunteer Scotland has examined the impact of formal volunteering using data from the latest OSCR survey. Read more here >
It has been a long and difficult journey since we first went into lockdown this time a year ago. We have provided some links to helpful guidance and info on the Scottish Government website.
The Scottish First Minister outlined the new tiered system at her daily coronavirus briefing today (23/10/20). We will continue to provide updates based on the latest Scottish Government guidance, including 'Scotland's Strategic Framework'.
Face Coverings Regulations and General Public Guidance update from Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government have developed new communications toolkits to reflect the most recent guidance. These resources will be updated as we go through the phases.
Volunteer Scotland has just completed a detailed analysis of two surveys investigating the impact of COVID-19 on both volunteers and the third sector. This evidence supplements the summary presentations we shared in the summer.
As we move through the phases of lockdown there are many things to consider before restarting your volunteering activities. We have detailed some guidance and advice for you to consider before restarting your volunteer programme.
The Volunteer Safely Team in Volunteering Matters have produced advice and resources to help community organisations resume their volunteering as lockdown eases.