COVID-19 Community Organization Resources

COVID-19 Community Organization Resources


During these unprecedented times, we want to provide support the best we can to both our members and other community non-profit organizations, so that they can continue to support their communities. These resources have been compiled from a variety of sources and will continually be updated. Click the links below to jump to a section: HR Financial Organization Communications Engagement Community Supports for Individuals Important Links Federation of Calgary Communities Email Updates We are still here to support you! We will not be providing in-person support or workshops until further notice, but all staff are available via email and audit files can still be dropped off at our office. Please call us at 403-244-4111 before dropping any files off. Click here to access our staff directory. Please click here for up-to-date COVID-19 information for Albertans.

HR

COVID-19 HR Related FAQ

 Click the image above to access this COVID-19 HR Related FAQ presented by Salopek & Associates.


Employment Standards Tool Kit for Employers

Access the document by clicking the image above. Page 58 outlines guidelines for temporary lay-offs.


Sample temporary layoff notice

Click the image above to access a sample temporary layoff notice from the Alberta Employment Standards Toolkit for Employers.


Worker Fact Sheet: COVID-19

Most instances of COVID-19 are not work-related and do not need to be reported to WCB-Alberta, with a couple of exceptions. Click the image above to access the fact sheet.


Financial

Cash Flow Projection Video

Click the image above to learn how to complete a cash flow projection.


Cash Flow Projections

Cash Flow Projections are important to help non-profit boards understand the future cash position, so decisions can be made in a timely manner. Click the image above to access the spreadsheet.

Q&A: Charitable casino events, raffles and eligible use of charitable gaming proceeds — COVID-19

Click the image above to access this Q&A from AGLC on charitable casino events, raffles and eligible use of charitable gaming proceeds.


Community Garden


Community Garden Information Summary

Click the image above to access a community garden information summary.


COVID-19 Gardener Guidelines Template

Click the image above to access a COVID-19 Gardener Guidelines Template.

Community Garden Recommendations for COVID-19 Precautions

Click the image above to access Community Garden Recommendations for COVID-19 Precautions from Alberta Health Services.


COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Environmental Cleaning of Public Facilities

Click the image above to access COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Environmental Cleaning of Public Facilities.

Considerations for your Community Garden during COVID-19

Click the image above to watch a recording of our session ‘Considerations for your Community Garden during COVID-19’ on May 5 with representatives from Toole Peet Insurance and Alberta Health Services.


Community Garden COVID-19 Action Plan Template

Click the image above to access a community garden COVID-19 action plan template.


Organization

COVID-19 Sample Waiver

Click the image above to access this sample waiver form from Toole Peet Insurance for people who choose to attend community association programs.


Scenario Planning Video

During these unprecedented times, planning for the future is extremely important for organizations. Click the image above to access a short introduction to scenario planning – a method for organizations to think about how the future might unfold and how to address the issues currently confronting them.


Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

This checklist presented by Toole Peet Insurance will help your business or organization prepare for a pandemic. Click the image above to access.


90-day Utility Deferral

Click the image above for information on electricity and natural gas payment deferral during COVID-19.

COVID-19 Volunteer Activities

Click the image above for information from Toole Peet Insurance on new volunteering activities that have come up during the COVID-19 crisis.


Guide for Municipal Leaders on Canada’s and Alberta’s Economic Response to COVID-19

Click the image above to access the guide for municipal leaders.


A Virtual AGM Facilitation Guide

Click the image above to access the guide for virtual AGM facilitation.

Vacant Building Checklist

Click the image above to access requirements for the care and protection of vacant, shut down or unoccupied buildings.


Virtual Meetings Tip Sheet

To support your virtual meetings, check out this resource with information on how to use different zoom features, a list of other online meeting platforms available to you and general tips for effective and engaging virtual meetings. Click the image above to access.


RCA Tech Stack Presentation

Hear from the Riverbend Community Association how they have utilized G Suite, aMember Pro and other technology to implement their strategic plan and to help their organization communicate and organize effectively.

End of Day Inspection Tips

Click the list above to access Northbridge Insurance’s End of Day Inspection Tips.


COVID-19 Information for Non-Health Care Volunteers

Click the list above to access COVID-19 Information for Non-Health Care Volunteers from the Government of Alberta.


Business Continuity Plan Infection Diseases

Having a plan that describes how an organization will continue to function during or after an emergency, disaster, or event. Click the image above to access.


Communications

COVID-19 Crisis Communication Best Practices for Nonprofits

Click the image above to access a checklist to help your nonprofit organization identify key communications best practices and actions surrounding COVID-19 from Prosper Strategies.

Plain Language Guide

Now, more than ever, it is important to use plain language so that your audience can understand your communication the first time they read or hear it. Click the image above to access our Plain Language Guide.


Engagement

Tip Sheet: Engaging Communities Virtually

For inspiration, check out some of these video communication platforms and some “do’s and don’ts” to help you maintain social connections with your residents and neighbours while practicing physical distancing. Click the image above to access.


Tips and Tricks for Virtual/Online Meetings

The City of Calgary has created a tip sheet for virtual/online meetings. Click the image above to view.

Food Delivery Protocol Example

After consulting with their insurer, the Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Association created a safety protocol for grocery delivery to maximize safety for both delivery volunteers and recipients, mitigate exposure to liability, and provide important information in a simple and digestible format. Click the image above to access their safety protocol to use as an example after consulting with your organization’s insurer.


City of Calgary I Can Help Card

Help your neighbours who are at high-risk by downloading and printing this card from the City of Calgary. Click the image above to access.

Grocery Delivery Initiative Example

Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Association created a grocery delivery initiative to help fill gaps existing in current grocery delivery services to ensure at-risk or vulnerable community residents can purchase and access food. Click the image above to access their document to use as an example.


#3Things4Neighbours

Get inspiration from the City of Calgary’s #3Things4Neighbours list of things you can do to help your community while maintaining safe physical distancing! Click the image above to access!

Neighbourhood Window Walk

Many communities are encouraging community building while still practicing social distancing. Click the image above to download the image to share with your community.


Neighbours helping Neighbours

Click the image above to access the City of Calgary’s printable resources and tools designed to help our neighbours amid COVID-19.


Community Supports for Individuals

Alberta Health Services

Click the image above to learn more about COVID-19 and access an online screening test.


Financial Supports for People Impacted by COVID-19

Click the image above to access Enough for All’s document with information on financial supports for people impacted by COVID-19.

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Click the image above to access an entire network of community, social, health and government services.


Essential numbers for seniors in Calgary

Click the image above to access essential numbers for seniors in Calgary from Age Friendly Calgary. Click here to learn more about Age Friendly Calgary.

Distress Centre

Click the image above to learn more about crisis support that enhances the health, well-being and resiliency of individuals in distress.


Resources for parents

Click the image above to access resources to help parents keep their kids active, healthy and happy as they learn at home.

COVID-19 Information for Calgarians

Click the image above to access this helpful resource from Enough for All.


Good Food Box Information


Important Links


Federation of Calgary Communities Email Updates