E-RoadMap Corporation (ERM) is committed to keeping its staff, partners, volunteers, and their family's safety during this public health emergency. ERM endeavors to establish health and safety protocols for events, workshops, and volunteer opportunities. These are general guidelines adapted from Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), designed to keep you,
our participants and volunteers, safe.
Our primary goals are to:
Protect volunteers and their families
Protect attendees of workshops and events
Protect the community being served
Protect the staff and their families
GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR VOLUNTEERS
DO NOT attempt to volunteer for any activity if in the last 14 days you have:
Traveled to any COVID-19 “hotspot” or a foreign country
Been on a cruise or been in an airport
Been around anyone who has COVID-19
Been to any large gathering or event where social distancing was not possible or mask were not worn.
DO NOT show up to volunteer for any activity without confirming that there is a need for the activity, that it will be conducted, and that volunteer support is needed and expected.
DO wait for a confirmation from the nonprofit organization to which you responded to ensure they are
prepared to have you serve.
EXPECT that shifts or opportunities may be cancelled; especially volunteer opportunities working with the vulnerable populations. Please be gracious and
DO practice universal infection control precautions. Clean and wash your hands before,
during, and after volunteering.
DO clean any used spaces thoroughly before and after, including table top surfaces and door knobs/handles.
DO use proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if needed for the task.
DO maintain 6-10 foot separation from others while conducting the task.
ASK about any risk that may be associated with the task and DO NOT take part if you are uncomfortable with the level of risk.