COVID-19 Resources

To the DOVIA Colorado community (and beyond): 
Thank you for doing the hard work of keeping your people safe, keeping your organization accountable to its mission and serving as a leader in this very unpredictable and scary time. We know you are facing your own set of struggles with COVID-19. We want you to feel supported and engaged throughout these unprecedented times. This page will be updated frequently with resources, education sessions specifically related to COVID-19 and general updates related to COVID-19. 

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COVID-19 Resources: 

5 Tips for Staying Productive and Mentally Healthy While You're Working From Home

A nationwide database with state-by-state legal resources related to people serving in times of emergency, including volunteers

Are Your Kids Stuck Inside? So are these Kids:  Article NY Times

Covid-19,Colorado - mental health and addiction

COVID-19 Updates & Resources for Colorado Nonprofits

COVID -19 Volunteer agreement and release form - The Action Center

Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety

How to avoid or combat against age discrimination when searching for a job

How to Thank Volunteers in 2020

Is Covid-19 Leading to More Relapses?

Mesothelioma Hope, cancer mesothelioma  - .free educational resources, support for asbestos-related diseases

Resources to restore, inspire & Connect

Smart Tech for Seniors Resource

Resources to Help You Manage Volunteers During the Coronavirus Pandemic  

Rocky Mountain ADA: Training Opportunities

Sample Volunteer Position Description - Food Bank

Spark the Change Colorado Covid19 blog

Tech Made Easy for Seniors with New Instructional Guides

Telehealth and Online Mental Health Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teletherapy - Recovery Village

The best jobs for seniors (with 30+ examples)

The Last Virtual Volunteering Guidebook: Fully Integrating Online Service into Volunteer Involvement

Volunteer Engagement Amid a Pandemic
Volunteering During COVID

Volunteerism Management During Covid 19 (pdf) and resource link

Working From Home Tips: 34 Great Tips From 34 People

Your home and your wellbeing: Achieving work-life balance while working from home

National Resources: 

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Colorado Specific Resources: 

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

The Denver Channel

Colorado Nonprofit Association 

Volunteer Engagement Resources: 

Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA)

VQ Strategies

Virtual/Online Engagement: 

GoToMeeting Platform (Video Conference Service)

Zoom Communications (Video Conference Service) 

Note: Zoom and Go To Meeting offer similar services. Explore both to see what might work best for your organization.
Some items to pay attention to: 

  • What are they offering free of charge? 

  • Do they have a maximum capacity on the free option for number of attendees?

Google Voice: Protect your privacy! 

You can easily set this up via your computer and/or your phone. Google voice lets you utilize making phone calls while not allowing volunteers and
other constituents have your personal cell phone number. Google walks you through it easily! 

Other Communication Resources: 

  • Google Hangouts

  • What’sApp (easy for large group communication outside of email)