Supporting Volunteers and the Community

You can find information and guidance to help and support volunteers and the community through this unexpected times of rapid and unpredictable change in the light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Volunteers

Volunteering in your community - you can find guidance, resources and information on volunteering in your community

Safeguarding Information on Coronavirus Leaflet for Volunteersthis external link will open in a new window - what is safeguarding? 

Coronavirus (COVID:19) in Cumbria - Helping in your local communitythis external link will open in a new window - this pack is for the people across Cumbria who are stepping up to the challenge of ensuring their communities are well supported during this challenging time. It aims to provide guidance and information on ways to provide help safely, with links to other reliable sources of information where you might want more detail.


The Community

Local Communities - you can find guidance, resources and information which we hope you can share with your community to support each other as much as possible during this timeYou will also find details about how you can volunteer and help to support elderly, vulnerable or isolated adults in your local community through Support Cumbria.

Additional guidance 

Safeguarding Adults for COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group (pdf)this external link will open in a new window

Safeguarding Adults for COVID-19 for People who are Self-Isolatingthis external link will open in a new window

Safeguarding Factsheet for Community Volunteers during COVID-19this external link will open in a new window - Gov.uk having published a factsheet designed to address specific concerns that people involved in supporting their community may have at this time.