Coronavirus – Support Materials

Our round-up of resources for community and voluntary organisations

Advice for Community Groups

Community and voluntary organisations are on the front line supporting our local communities. COVID-19 is presenting big challenges, but also opportunities to step up and support these communities.

Hunt Forum has created a range of support materials that can be found here.  Some of this information is also available below as fact-sheets available to download in Microsoft Word format.

Factsheet 1 Financial-Losses-to-Charities

Factsheet 2 Use of volunteers

Factsheet 3 Community response

Factsheet 4 Checklist for volunteer groups

Factsheet 5 Information for those looking to volunteer during Covid-19

Factsheet 6 Example of a volunteer agreement

Factsheet 7 DBS

Factsheet 8 Lone working policy example

Factsheet 9 GDPR

Factsheet 10 Safeguarding and Example Policy

Factsheet 11 Telephone procedures

Factsheet 12 Volunteer guidelines for shopping and picking up prescriptions

Factsheet-13-Finance-information (updated 8 April 2020)

Factsheet 14 Finance systems and home working

Factsheet 16 Letter to prove volunteer activity

Factsheet 18 Volunteer Mental Health and Wellbeing


Support Cambridgeshire has created a range of videos to support individuals and groups to keep safe in this difficult time.

Safeguarding Advice

What to think about when using volunteers

Telephone Befriending Advice

Top Tips for Volunteers

Please share the videos throughout your communities.

Where to Find Funding

Funding is always an issue for community and voluntary organisations, and particularly at this time when demand may be higher than ever and some forms of funding have dried up.

Click here for Support Cambridgeshire’s round up of funding sources relating to Coronavirus, including government support, charitable funding for organisations facing financial challenges, plus funds for organisations on the front-line supporting communities through the pandemic.


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