Volunteering during Covid-19
Due to Covid-19 Ealing Volunteer Centre is currently closed, but you can still contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Government guidance states that you may volunteer whilst furloughed, but not for the organisation you normally work for.
Ealing Together is a collaboration between local community groups, the Council, resident associations and concerned residents that want to help during the current crisis. Check the website to see how you can get involved.
NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS during the COVID-19 outbreak. To join these volunteers click NHS Volunteer Responders
The Metropolitan Police are continuing to keep London safe during this difficult period. In achieving this, they have been very grateful for the support of volunteers. If you would like to find out about how you can get involved, click Metropolitan Police Volunteers.
Click here to read guidance about staying healthy and well if volunteering during the crisis.
Click here to watch a simple animation offering guidance on how to act as a volunteer during the crisis. But don't shake hands with people and do remember the 2m distancing rule.
Click here to watch a video giving volunteers simple safeguarding advice to follow during the crisis.
Government guidance on DBS checks during the crisis can be found here
If you are not formally volunteering, but are perhaps helping people in your street, then please look at our Guide to Being a Good Neighbour in Ealing
If you are helping by walking a neighbour's dog during this crisis, please read this guidance from the Kennel Club
If you are volunteering and would like to read our general volunteer handbook which will give you some basic guidance about what to expect, please click here
If you would like to see what general volunteering opportunities are available in Ealing, please visit www.do-it.org
Non covid related, but Parents of Ealing Self-help Training Scheme (PESTS) are looking for a volunteer book-keeper to help with their accounts. It can be done from your home and should take around 8 hours a month. If you think you are right for the role, please email Samantha at the Volunteer Centre with your details.