I Want To Help

Looking to help?
Read more below on ways to get involved and to sign up!

Ways You Can Help

There are many ways to help get involved with The Astoria Mutual Aid Network. Volunteer opportunities could include:

  1. Food retrieval + delivery
  2. Picking up groceries/medications
  3. Navigating the health care/insurance websites
  4. Check-in on folks throughout the day (in-person or phone call)
  5. Pet-sitting/walking/feeding
  6. Translation
  7. Operations & Admin

& many more!

Other volunteer opportunities can be found through our whatsapp & slack channels via various working groups. Working groups are volunteer driven and open ended. The sky is the limit, if an initiative does not exist and you want to start one? We’ve got your back!

Current working groups include:
1. Communications
2. Food Assistance
3. Distance Learning
4. Elder Care
5. Homesteading
6. Housing Rights
7. Media Response
8. Mental Health
9. Pet Care
10. PPE Donations
11. Release Them All Efforts & many more.

In addition to working groups, we send out additional volunteer opportunities bi-weekly in our newsletter with affiliated local groups like Lifeline Groceries, City Harvest, Evangel Church etc.

Once you sign up as a volunteer, you’ll receive a link to join a Slack workspace, you’ll receive a link to join a Slack workspace for greater community collaboration (this is where our working groups work!). As neighborhood requests come in, we'll contact you directly via phone (call or cell) to confirm your willingness to support the request.

Questions? Contact:

team@AstoriaMutualAidNetwork.com