The Astor Neighborhood Association offers many opportunities for families and individuals to volunteer. Please take a moment and read about the many ways that you can make a difference in the quality of your neighborhood.
Contact any board member with questions, comments, suggestions, or if you want to sign up.
We welcome all new ideas and suggestions.
ANA Committee Work
Many opportunities for you to get involved and make a difference in our neighborhood.
Committees include: Social, Government, Historical, and Neighborhood Outreach/ Informational. More information about each of these committees is available.
St James/Astor Park Master Plan
Opportunity to improve our parks.
Help develop park improvement plan and work with government officials to implement plan.
Popcorn in the Park
During summer concerts at St. James Park (Wednesday nights June through August).
Four people needed each night.
Volunteers work from 6:15 to about 8:30 p.m.
Main fund raising event for ANA.
Sell candy, popcorn and other treats.
Set up and take down of concessions.
Someone with past experience will be there to help.
Occasional delivery of flyers… about once a month or less.
Deliver flyers regarding upcoming ANA events to residents within the neighborhood.
No knocking on doors or soliciting, just place a flyer on the door.
It takes about 30 minutes to one hour.
Held each year on the first day of school in the Fall.
Welcome neighbors and general organization of the function such as table setup, drinks and food table.
Easter Egg Hunt
Help out during the event, hide eggs, collect donations, and help children find eggs.
Help organize refreshments.
January event to help prevent the Winter blahs.
Help organize this new and extremely popular event.
Tasks include locate site, order appetizers, and general organization during event.
Volunteers are needed to drop off proofs of various printed materials and to pick up and deliver the final prints to the block captains.
Press Gazette Submissions
Submit Astor Neighborhood information, articles and dates to the Press Gazette.