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:
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.
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.
Community Garden Information Summary
Click the image above to access a community garden information summary.
Community Garden Recommendations for COVID-19 Precautions
Click the image above to access Community Garden Recommendations for COVID-19 Precautions from Alberta Health Services.
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.
Template – COVID-19 Rental Addendum
Click the image above for a COVID-19 Rental Addendum template to help you in your relaunch plan.
Face Coverings Bylaw: Business and Operators Guidance
Temporary face coverings bylaw in effect August 1, 2020. Click the image above for the City of Calgary’s ‘Face Coverings Bylaw: Business and Operators Guidance.’
Relaunch Considerations – Template
Click the image above for a relaunch considerations template that includes considerations to help guide you as you plan to open.
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.
Temporary Face Coverings Bylaw Signage
Click the image above to download the City of Calgary’s Temporary Face Coverings Bylaw Signage.
Ready for Relaunch Discussion
Click the image above to watch the recording of our discussion on reopening our buildings. These are considerations as of May 29, 2020, please follow all current restrictions and suggestions put forward by Alberta Health Services, the City of Calgary, and Government of Alberta.
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.
90-day Utility Deferral
Click the image above for information on electricity and natural gas payment deferral during COVID-19.
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.
Click the above image to learn how the Northstar Residents Association have used Office 365 to help their board communicate effectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community Supports for Individuals
Alberta Health Services
Click the image above to learn more about COVID-19 and access an online screening test.
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.
Click the image above to learn more about crisis support that enhances the health, well-being and resiliency of individuals in distress.