New NCVO Coronavirus resources for charities and volunteers

Information to help you protect your staff, volunteers and beneficiaries, and plan for financial and other impacts on your organisation.

*New* Involving volunteers guidance, covering:

  • How volunteers can make a difference
  • Redirecting them if you cannot take on any more
  • How they are affected by lockdown
  • Volunteers in key worker roles
  • Expenses
  • Paying for goods or services
  • Data protection
  • Spotting and reporting scams

*New* NHS volunteer responders: The largest peacetime mobilisation of volunteers

As of today, the scheme has attracted over 750,000 applications – but what is their role and what does it mean for other volunteer groups? Details from Shaun Delaney.

*New* Evaluating under fire: managing impact during coronavirus

Our evaluation services team head Sally Cupitt explains why rather than putting it aside, continuing with your evaluation work can help you make the best decisions for your charity during the crisis.

*New* Mutual Aid and community support: How volunteers are getting involved

Charlie Gillies spoke to three people who have helped set up groups to find out how they did it and how it’s going.

*New* Q&A webinar with Croner HR

Thursday (9 April) at 10.00 with our Trusted Supplier Croner. They’ll cover HR, health & safety and tax matters. Add ‘NCVO’ in the membership association box when you register.

And Croner’s free HR helpline is now available for all voluntary sector organisations. Call 0844 561 8133 and state the name of your organisation.

*New* Webinar: Solvency, funding and finance issues

And we’ve got another free webinar with Bates Well solicitors on Tuesday, 7 April at 13.30. It’ll cover financing options, employment issues (incl the govt’s job retention scheme), and how to manage financially through the crisis.

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