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National Guidance on volunteering during national lockdown in England – January 2021

National Guidance on volunteering during national lockdown in England

An initial summary of what the national lockdown means for volunteering in England the outlined steps we will be taking to update guidance on GOV.UK relating to volunteering is listed below. There is separate guidance on coronavirus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Volunteering from home/outside the home 

Clinically extremely vulnerable people Travelling to volunteer or while volunteering

Where they are unable to volunteer from home, people can travel to volunteer or while volunteering in England. While travelling, they should: Volunteering in groups Volunteers in critical roles who can access schools or educational settings Accommodation Next steps

GOV.UK guidance on how volunteering can be done safely and effectively will soon be updated in line with the national lockdown restrictions. This includes guidance for ‘formal’ and  ‘informal’ volunteers, and for volunteer-involving organisations and groups.

January 12, 2021