On this page you’ll find useful resources for groups and volunteers.

Leaflets & Poster Templates

Balance Your Risks Poster

Template Mutual Aid Leaflet  

Get national covid leaflets here: Coronavirus Resources – Coronavirus Resource centre (

Staying active and well at home – Active @ Home Booklet

Risk Assessment Templates

Risk assessment template for Covid Support volunteers 

Covid-19 Volunteer Handbook (Template)

Sample Covid Risk Assessment for an activity

Sample Covid19 Risk Assessment – community venue

Model 2 Risk Assessment for Community Buildings

Risk Assessment template for Places of Worship (this comprehensive example is by the CofE, but could apply to any place of worship)

Policies and safety

Covid guidance for Calderdale community groups organising winter events 2021/22  

Use of Ventilation & Carbon Dioxide Monitors for assessing covid safety

Info about DBS checks for volunteers – funding available for Calderdale voluntary groups

Safeguarding Training for Mutual Aid Networks and informal covid support groups

Handling money for shopping

Safe volunteering

Organising online events & digital inclusion

Tips for online video meetings

how-to-use-zoom-easyread A website to help non-profits with digital support

Cloverleaf Advocacy have a digital inclusion project for people with learning difficulties

Other Resources

Managing Funds for Short-lived groups

Funding sources for community groups in Calderdale

 Resources for Children