We will continue to host a space for sharing ideas, challenges and encouragement with one another as we continue to navigate through these interesting times.
Upcoming DOVIA Colorado COVID-19 & Your Volunteers Sessions:
Wednesdays @ 10a.m. on April 15, 22, 29
Join via this link for all dates: https://zoom.us/j/176876541
April 1st - Zoom Meeting: Audio File
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)
GoToMeeting Platform (Video Conference Service)
https://zoom.us/ (Video Conference Service)
Note: Zoom and GoToMeeting 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:
What’sApp (easy for large group communication outside of email)
If volunteers are looking for a way to help, volunteer opps specific to this outbreak can be found here: https://covrn.com/
Citizen Science--A vast array of online citizen science projects that can be done entirely online:
Resources for Family and Students: https://www.dpsk12.org/coronavirus/
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Issues Stay At Home Order: Effective March 24 at 5p.m.: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/03/23/coronavirus-denver-mayor-stay-home-order/