COVID-19 Resources

To the DOVIA Colorado community (and beyond): 

We know each of you are facing your own set of struggles with COVID-19. We want you to feel supported and engaged throughout these unprecedented times. It is our goal to help! 
This page will be updated frequently with resources, future education sessions specifically related to COVID-19 and general updates related to COVID-19. 
Should you have a resource to share, please email it to our Marketing Chair at for her to distribute across channels. 

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 thisvery unpredictable and scary time. For general inquiries, please contact  Make sure to follow our Facebook page and join our LinkedIn Page for frequent updates. 

Updated 05/21/20:

Spark the Change Colorado Covid19 blog

Resources to Help You Manage Volunteers During the Coronavirus Pandemic  
A nationwide database with state-by-state legal resources related to people serving in times of emergency, including volunteers

Volunteering During COVID
Colorado Responds:
Newsletter Subscription:
Within the Colorado Responds Website are: 
Donate Materials-Register Here:
List of Orgs to Donate to:
Volunteer Need Request:
Volunteer Registration:

COVID19 Volunteer agreement and release form - The Action Center

Sample Volunteer Position Description - Food Bank

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

Three resources for your COVID-19-related volunteering

Tech Made Easy for Seniors with New Instructional Guides

Volunteer Engagement Response Plan for COVID-19

Check Your Stimulus

Volunteerism Management During Covid 19 (pdf) and resource link

Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety

Are Your Kids Stuck Inside? So are these Kids:  Article NY Times
Coronavirus Customizable Flyer - CLICK HERE - pdf  and word doc

Upcoming DOVIA Colorado COVID-19 & Your Volunteers Sessions: 

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:

April 1st - Zoom Meeting: Audio File


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 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: 

  • Google Hangouts

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


Updated 3/19


If volunteers are looking for a way to help, volunteer opps specific to this outbreak can be found here:


Citizen Science--A vast array of online citizen science projects that can be done entirely online:


Updated 3/23


Resources for Family and Students:

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Issues Stay At Home Order: Effective March 24 at 5p.m.: