To keep you updated with the latest developments regarding Covid-19 we have started to populate our online page with all the information you may need. This is available on our website at https://ervas.org.uk/coronavirus/.
This email contains just some of the latest updates we have seen.
Qualify from Home
In an additional attempt to reduce face-to-face contact, our partners at the First Aid Box have introduced a range of on-line courses which result in the achievement of a regulated qualification. An e-learning course is completed and then supplemented by an e-assessment and remote online invigilation organised by their awarding body at a mutually agreed time.
Cumbria CVS have shared with us some links to training that may be of interest – given the demand for volunteers to help respond to the current pandemic. e-Learning for Healthcare have a range of online-training resources to prepare a volunteer workforce to support:
During the Coronavirus outbreak many people have come forward to help and support their neighbours.
We want you and your neighbours to be safe whilst you help one another out during this uncertain time. Together, Voluntary Action Leeds and Leeds City Council have produced the following guide to offer tips and advice on how to help, safely.
We have released a collection of short animations created for us by North Tyneside VODA, to support and safeguard volunteers at this time. Take a look at them on our website and please share with your networks and contacts to help us keep people safe.
Wash your hands of coronavirus scams!
Read it. Share it. Prevent it.
Be aware of people offering shopping or medication collection services. Don’t assume everyone is genuine. It’s okay to reject, refuse or ignore any requests. Only criminals will try to rush or panic you.
In response to the crisis, NAVCA have developed their website to host information, guidance and resources for members and the broader VCSE sector and they have tried to make this as easy to find as possible.