If you are involved in setting up a new group to support people in your local area – this is a useful set of pointers to get you started.
VARB has put together some advice for informal and small groups to consider when offering your support – available to download here Download
See also updated information in the following areas:
- Introduction to Safeguarding
- Finance Issues
- Data Protection
- Managing Volunteer rotas using Dutyman
- Volunteer Drivers and Insurance
- Walking some else’s dog
Covid 19 Mutual Aid have some resources for new groups on their website.
If you have other examples of good practice guides that you would like to share, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add these to a local resource bank on this website.