COVID-19 Guidance for Organisations

See below for the latest information and resources to help organisations in the youth work sector adapt to the challenges posed by COVID-19.

Post Lockdown Readiness Guide

Youth Scotland's post-lockdown readiness guide (updated March 2021) is aimed at helping community-based youth work be ready for the changes and beyond.

Find out more.


SCVO COVID-19 Information Hub

SCVO has put together an information hub that is regularly updated with official information and guidance on how third sector and voluntary organisations can respond to COVID-19.

Click here to visit the hub.


New service delivery models

SCVO's information hub includes guidance for organisations shifting their service delivery into digital and remote channels.

Check out the guide.


Volunteer Scotland COVID-19 Portal

Volunteer Scotland has launched a comprehensive set of resources to help volunteers and voluntary organisations manage the COVID-19 situation.

Visit the website.


Supporting communities safely

This free, online resource, developed by SCDC and Public Health Scotland, features a range of practical information and advice, including how to keep volunteers safe and how to cook and transport hot meals.

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SCVO’s Community Assistance Directory

This directory helps organisations find help, post opportunities and respond to challenges facing communities, and our health and care services.

Click here to go to the directory.


Community Action Response

Eden Project Communities have joined forces with leaders from different sectors to launch the Community Action Response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Workforce support and wellbeing

Scottish Social Services Council has a dedicated webpage of advice and guidance to help you look after your own wellbeing, and the wellbeing of others during COVID-19.

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PVG & Signatory training

Volunteer Scotland has moved a number of its PVG and Signatory training sessions online, run by their compliance and training team. Courses available include PVG & Signatory training, Referrals & Recruitment, and Regulated Work.

Find out more.


Business support

Business in the Community has produced a business response to COVID-19 through a network of business leaders sharing expertise and innovation to deliver impact.

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Business in the Community resources

Business in the Community also has an information hub for businesses on their website, including case studies of good practice in relation to COVID-19.

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Charity Digital resources

Charity Digital has compiled all of its relevant guidance and information on how charities can response to COVID-19 digitally, including how to move events online, digital tools for service delivery and tips on remote working.

Find out more.

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