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:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
End of Day Inspection Tips
Click the list above to access Northbridge Insurance’s End of Day Inspection Tips.
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.
Community Supports for Individuals
Alberta Health Services
Click the image above to learn more about COVID-19 and access an online screening test.