Councils have prepared Remobilisation Plans and put in place new risk assessments and working practices for staff.

Park managers are using and adapting their established risk assessment processes and systems, and so we have not provided a comprehensive set of risk assessment templates.

An example risk assessment template for community volunteering activities in greenspace is provided for information

For more information and advice on volunteering safely

  • Volunteer Scotland provides practical advice and guidance on volunteering safely during covid-19

  • Volunteering Matters have produced advice and resources to help community organisations resume their volunteering as lockdown eases

  • SCDC and Public Health Scotland have developed a new resource to support community organisations to carry out their work safely during coronavirus

  • Parks Community UK are sharing examples of covid-19 specific guidelines for volunteering activities

Read Managing Scotland’s parks and greenspaces during covid-19