Athens Residents vs. COVID-19

This is a Athens-wide partnership platform, where Athens residents can volunteer (in-person or remotely) and local non-profits and government can post volunteer needs. Let us unite and fight the pandemic together!

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  • Operations Intern

    Athens Help with COVID

    2 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    For the role of Operations Intern, Athens Help with COVID is seeking 1-2 students, preferably in the School of Public and International Affairs and seeking Experiential Learning Credit. Volunteers should be highly motivated, and work well in a team. Some of the responsibilities of the role will be to:

    • Formulate and implement strategy to build and sustainably grow student volunteer base and platform within the community.
    • Oversee user experience and satisfaction of volunteers and local organizations.
    • Build and maintain good rapport between the platform and university community and local community.
    • Help lead the platform team and recruit and train team members.
    • Coordinate with other City Help platforms.

    Volunteers for this role will be expected to work remotely for approximately 10 hours per week (for 4 hours of academic credit if applicable). Please email camden@athenshelpwithcovid.com with any questions about the role.

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    Looking for:
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  • COVAID in Athens Volunteer Admin

    Athens Mutual Aid Network + COVAID

    2 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    Athens Mutual Aid Network is pairing with COVAID.co to create a unique portal that will allow folx from a twenty-mile radius around Athens (we might be expanding this depending on resources) to request mutual aid. Persons requesting aid can request volunteers directly, based on location, language services, other forms of accessibility such as car mobility or legal services offered.

    1. Assign general requests for aid to volunteers.
    2. Re-assign requests for aid when a volunteer requested can't be available to help.
    3. Act as a volunteer for aid requests.
    4. Keep track of any bugs in the system or any additions that need to be added.
    5. Coordinate with developers from COVAID and the Website director of AMAN to work out bugs and make improvements.
    6. Maintain self care and rest

    The following will be listed on COVAID as options for aid:
    pickup&delivery (food, supplies, etc.), grocery shopping, grocery delivery, prescription pickup and delivery, family sponsorship, cooking/food preparation, pet care/dog waking for immunocompromised and elderly folks, art/music/writing offerings, emotional support, conversation/companionship (with social distancing), housecleaning, legal representation/advocacy (housing/labor especially), Neighborhood Point Person (reaching out to neighbors via word of mouth)

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  • Mentor/ Tutor

    U-Lead Athens

    3 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    U-Lead Athens is looking for volunteers to be mentors and tutors for their students. For now, they are meeting virtually each Thursday from 6-8pm (starting August 6th). They are looking for volunteers to consistently come to meetings in order to offer their students with the greatest amount of stability!

    If interested, please sign up on this platform and complete the Google form below.

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1adOFxKaVptBmxgmjWcl587PDXZ_3k6SXMBeVNlGXrjs/edit

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  • Greeting Card Writing Volunteer

    Athens Community Council on Aging

    8 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    Ask: Drop off or mail written letters or cards to the council on aging office for them to distribute to their Meals on Wheels clients so they can have something a little special and know the rest of the community is here to support them.

    Because a lot of ACCA service programs were closed to protect the safety and health of this older demographic due to COVID- 19, letters are more important than ever. Seniors really appreciate the extra support from their community, and knowing that we as a community have made a commitment that no senior will be left behind!

    Letters can be dropped off or mailed to:

    Athens Community Council on Aging
    135 Hoyt Street
    Athens, GA 30601

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  • Community Liaison Officer

    Athens Help With COVID

    8 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    Athens Help With COVID is looking for motivated students at UGA to identify and reach out to local Nonprofits and Community Service Organizations. These volunteers will be responsible for assisting organizations with posting volunteer opportunities on the website, and connecting them with volunteers.

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  • COVAID in Athens General Volunteer

    Athens Mutual Aid Network + COVAID

    9 volunteers - sign up to volunteer

    Athens Mutual Aid Network is pairing with COVAID.co to create a unique portal that will allow folx from a twenty-mile radius around Athens (we might be expanding this depending on resources) to request mutual aid. Persons requesting aid can request volunteers directly, based on location, language services, other forms of accessibility such as car mobility or legal services offered. Volunteers can deny requests so that an admin can reassign the request to someone else.
    As a volunteer, you will do the following:

    1. Help in the capacity asked of you, if you feel yourself able and willing.
    2. Complete volunteer requests within 48 hours or pass the request for aid to a volunteer who can complete the request.
    2. Coordinate with admins and the web director of AMAN if you cannot take a volunteer request or if you need to buddy up to complete a request.
    3. Maintain self care and rest.

    The following will be listed on COVAID as options for aid:
    pickup & delivery (food, supplies, etc.), grocery shopping, grocery delivery, prescription pickup and delivery, family sponsorship, cooking/food preparation, pet care/dog waking for immunocompromised and elderly folks, art/music/writing offerings, emotional support, conversation/companionship (with social distancing), housecleaning, legal representation/advocacy (housing/labor especially), Neighborhood Point Person (reaching out to neighbors via word of mouth).

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