Covid-19

Read our Covid-19 related blog posts... 

13 May 2020
Blog, 2020, Guest Blog, May, Covid-19

A few days ago, a visually impaired athlete took her smartphone and streamed an audio described workout on Facebook. The class was followed by lots of other visually impaired people wanting to exercise during lockdown.

4 May 2020
Blog, 2020, Rosie Abernethy, For Volunteers, Covid-19, May

We've answered some of your PVG related questions.

16 April 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Covid-19, Practice, For Volunteers, Alan Stevenson, Rosie Abernethy

Many of us may find ourselves shopping for friends, family or neighbours who are vulnerable or self-isolating. The question is how can we transfer money safely.

15 April 2020
Blog, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Covid-19, George Thomson, 2020, April, Practice

Today is Micro Volunteering Day which is on the 15th April each year. I have to confess that I’ve never been a fan of the original thinking of micro volunteering, however, in the current circumstances I’ve changed my mind!

7 April 2020
Blog, Adrian Murtagh, Allana Fotheringham, Covid-19, Practice, For Organisations, April, 2020

As we are learning the affects that Covid-19 is having on our communities, services and volunteer programmes. We are still exploring and developing new ways to best manage volunteers and support them.

30 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, George Thomson, Covid-19

What a week! Good to have the opportunity to sit back and try and make some sense of it all from a volunteering perspective.

25 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Rosie Abernethy, For Volunteers, Covid-19

With the coronavirus keeping most of us at home for the time being, you may be looking for ways to keep productive and help others at the same time. Try online volunteering.

23 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, Adrian Murtagh, Allana Fotheringham, Covid-19, Practice, For Organisations

As Covid-19 affects our communities and key aspects of everyday life, it raises questions for how we best manage our volunteers. How can we in our organisations and groups, respond effectively to this challenging situation?

18 March 2020
Blog, 2020, March, George Thomson, Covid-19

The Covid-19 epidemic has become much more real for many of us this week following the latest set of restrictions around our daily lives and the prospect of many of our loved ones either being infected and/or forced to isolate for weeks and months.