How you can help volunteering during the Covid-19 outbreak
It has been fantastic and inspiring how people and communities in Aberdeen are coming together like never before to help us all get through this difficult time with COVID-19. Please find below information on how you can assist in your local area in accordance with latest legislation, health and safety guidance:
Helping your neighbours, friends and family
We all need to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for family, friends and neighbours. During this challenging time, it’s really important that we take care of ourselves and others. You can find out about ways to help and how to do this safely at the following link https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/helping-your-neighbours-friends-and-family/
Eden Project Communities – Community Action Response:
The Community Action Response is led by the Eden Project Communities and a group of organisations from different sectors with the joint aim to encourage everyone to do what they can to support their communities, and particularly vulnerable and isolated people, during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. More information and how you can help is available at https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/community-action-response
Grampian Coronavirus Assistance Hub:
The Grampian Coronavirus Assistance Hub – www.gcah.org.uk is a focal point for information and assistance for anyone affected by Coronavirus – COVID-19 in Grampian. People can register to help volunteering via the Hub who will link up with local help and support required at https://bit.ly/3aONgod
-Many thanks to everyone for all your incredible help.
-Listen in to ACVO’s Volunteer Aberdeen programme – So Why Don’t You (incorporating Radio V) on SHMUfm community radio every Wednesday at 2.00pm on 99.8fm and online at http://www.shmu.org.uk/fm/listen for latest volunteering and third sector news, friendly, uplifting and rewarding stories from people of all ages and backgrounds from volunteering communities across Aberdeen and beyond.
*As this is a rapidly changing situation it is vital that people do not put themselves or others at further risk – please keep updated with the official government public announcements and information at https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/ , https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public and https://scvo.org.uk/support/covid-19/resources