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Covid community champion roles

By sharing the latest information and guidance with people you know, you could help to keep people safe and reduce the spread of Covid19 in our communities.

The table below shows the activities that you could do as a covid community champion and Covid Champion Plus. 

ActivityCovid ChampionCovid Champion Plus
Keep up to date with the latest Covid-19 advice and informationYesYes

Share information with people you know in a way that best suits you. This could be:

  • sharing information with family and friends, local groups, parents and carers at the school gates or people you work with
  • putting posters in shops, restaurants, pubs, notice boards or community spaces
  • sharing posts on social media
Talk to people about your covid community champion role and encourage others to be championsYesYes
Tell us what you think via regular online drop-in sessions or emailing us so that we can understand what's working well, and what's working not so our communities.YesYes
Support other championsYesYes
Complete a training session (approximately 2 hours in duration)Not essentialYes
Complete an induction process
* Champion Plus Volunteers are required to complete a Disclosure and Barring service form, a Volunteer agreement form and a Volunteer application form.
* Champion Volunteers are required to attend a 30-minute virtual meeting and to complete a Volunteer agreement form and a Volunteer application form.
Full support and guidance will be given throughout this part of the process.
Attend regular online meetings to keep up to date with the latest information and guidance  Not essentialYes
Attend events to share informationNot essentialYes
Take part in promotional activities in the event of an outbreak such as such as giving out leaflets or having an information stall at an eventNot essentialYes
Help local voluntary or community organisations or County Durham Together Community HubNot essentialYes
Work with other organisations in your community, such as the Area Action Partnerships (AAPs)Not essentialYes

Covid-19: sign up to be a Covid Champion or a Covid Champion Plus and make a massive difference in a really simple way.


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