Note: This supersedes the earlier Guidelines for Volunteer Management during COVID-19 Pandemic, dated 7 May 2021.
a. Volunteering activities supporting
|Inform NCSS via this link www.go.gov.sg/distributioncontact, and
adhere to safe management measures
b. Volunteering activities to support
|Conduct volunteer activities, involving groups of up to any two
persons, with no inter-mingling across groups, and adhere to
safe management measures
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
1 Refer to https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highlights/details/updates-on-local-situation-and-heightened-alert-to-minimise-transmission-14May
2 VHOs refer to organisations that involve volunteers in their activities such as Social Service Agencies (SSAs), ground up groups, religious organisations and other community groups.
3 Refer to MSF Advisory on Essential Aid Distribution Against COVID-19 (15 May 2021)
4 For sector specific guidelines, refer to https://covid.gobusiness.gov.sg/safemanagement/sector/
5 Should there be a need to conduct home visits, limit visits to not more than two persons at any one time, with a cap of two distinct visitors per household per day in accordance with MOH’s guidelines on household visits from 16 May 2021. During the home visits, maintain at least 1m distance from the beneficiary and limit each visit to ≤1 hour. Staff/volunteers should don surgical mask and practise hand hygiene before/ after each home visit. During the home visit, residents and family members should also wear a mask as far as possible.
6 The Courage Fund provides a relief of $3,000 to community volunteers (non-healthcare workers who stepped up to contribute to the overall effort to fight COVID-19 and are not financially compensated for their efforts) who have contracted COVID-19 while providing services.