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Resources and advice from Volunteer Now

The lead organisation for promoting and supporting volunteering across Northern Ireland, Volunteer Now has published three information sheets on how they are continuing to encourage and support volunteering during this challenging time.

  • Informal Volunteering in Response to COVID-19 – Keeping Yourself and Others Safe
  • Good Practice Guidelines for Volunteers When Volunteering for a COVID-19 Opportunity
  • Good Practice Considerations for Groups Involving Volunteers in Response to COVID-19

All of the sheets are available on the Volunteer Now website here.

Volunteer Now has also launched a new campaign ‘HelpEachOther’ to encourage organisations to register their specific virus related, safe opportunities which will then be promoted to individuals who would like to help.

If you are a volunteer involving organisation who would like to involve more volunteers as a result of COVID-19 please contact Volunteer Now (, or if you would like to volunteer please register your interest via Good practice information is also to help everyone keep safe.