Church Resources and Guidance

1.  Volunteer Self Screening Guidelines (public guidance document) 
Volunteer hubs and organizations organizing volunteers are welcome to utilize this recommended language for volunteer safety and self- screening . This has been reviewed by PA DOH. 
2.  Volunteer Messaging (for PAVOAD agencies and our stakeholder networks) 
PAVOAD, please share this with PAVOAD member agencies and our various other stakeholder networks 
3.  Volunteer Hubs
These are major volunteer hubs/centers that have been identified across the Commonwealth so far. Please email Julia Menzo to add additional hubs to the list 

If your organization uses, please see these items:

1.  Volunteer Hours Template (for PAVOAD agencies and our stakeholder networks)

Reimbursement may be available to voluntary agencies who are participating beyond traditional operations to support the COVID – 19 response and recovery effort.  Agencies are advised to track additional volunteer time and resources in response to COVID-19.
Click here to download

2.  Post your volunteer opportunities to PA211 Get Help.

Make sure that your information on PA211 is up-to-date.

For guidance on worship and congregational life in the midst of public health emergencies from the ELCA:

For information on events and cancellations in Northeast and Southeast Penn Synods of the ELCA:

Northeast Penn Synod:

Southeast Penn Synod:

Information on Public Health

PA Department of Health

Opportunities will likely arise in communities related to long term impacts of COVID-19 related to lost wages, senior care, child care, and volunteers. If you’re congregation is interested in being contacted as opportunities arise, please complete this form

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