The Astoria Warming Center is looking to expand our Board of Directors and hopes that you can pass along this invitation to your networks. On Sunday, November 14th at 4 PM, we'll host an Open House via Zoom for potential board members. Current board members and staff will be in attendance to answer questions.
The Astoria Warming Center has served as an inclement weather shelter for 90 days a year for the past 7 years. We are hoping to grow our capacity to provide housing solutions in the community, and we will continue to collaborate with other organizations. Board members work with the Executive Director to ensure our current mission as well as articulate our vision for the future.
Future Board members:
Thank you so much for all you do in our community!
We look forward to seeing you at our virtual Open House!
Clatsop County has the highest rate of homelessness in Oregon.. This is your opportunity to lead a shelter with a proven six-year track record as it transforms to a much needed year-round shelter. Our goal is to provide low-barrier year-round shelter to Clatsop County.
Do you want to be a leader in ending homelessness in Clatsop County? If yes, then please check out our Employment Opportunities for the full job description and send us your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org
Showers have expanded to three days a week! First United Methodist Church has generously allowed us to continue to provide showers post-season and now has allowed us three days.
So going forward we will have showers on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
This is an important part of all of us staying safe in our community with the COVID 19 pandemic still in full swing.
SHOWERS TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS 12-4pm
We are seeking a team member who wants to work in a collaborative effort with the Executive Director to further our mission!
This is a full-time position that is in development and will evolve over the first year. Adaptability and initiative are key!
Please check out our Employment Opportunities for the full job description and send us a resume at email@example.com if interested.
We made it through the season pandemic and all.
We had some growing pains and while we all felt it, we persevered.
No positive cases to note. We followed all CDC guidelines. We were prepared. We had a wonderful staff.
Thank you to all who donated time and money. Thank you to our staff.
We can't do what we do without all of you.
Thank you to all who donated food:
Astoria Coffee House and Bistro
Fort George Brewery
Montealban Mexican Restaurant
Gathered Bakeshop and Market
Columbia River Coffee Roasters
On that note, now that we are post season, we have the following positions available:
Donation Manager-responsibilities and application can be found in our "Employment Opportunities"
Off-season Hosts-responsibilites and application can be found in our "Employment Opportunities".
We've now had some actual snowflakes fall and the temperatures are really dropping. Looks like winter has finally arrived. Our community members are certainly in need of a dry warm place to sleep for the night.
Please think of us if you're cleaning out your closets and have any warm waterproof jackets or coats that you may want to donate!
We'd also like to thank those that have so generously donated up to this point in our season. Clothing, blankets, food, cleaning supplies, toiletries, etc. They are all so greatly appreciated!
To our staff: This season wouldn't be happening without you! You've all pulled together during this pandemic and made our community better for it.
We know it's been hard keeping up with all of the COVID-19 guidelines throughout these times. From the constant sanitizing, hand washing, screenings at the door, to making sure that all are masked and staying the required distance from one another, and everything else, you've really stayed on top of it all! Thank you thank you thank you!
Donations can be dropped off any night that we are open between 6 and 7pm or on Wednesdays during showers from 12-4pm. Check our Facebook page or Instagram account for nightly openings.
Any further information about COVID-19 in Clatsop County can be found the following link:
or on the Clatsop County Public Health Facebook page or Instagram.
We are up and running!
Please check our Facebook page and our Instagram account for daily openings.
We were just featured in a Daily Astorian article about the new Carrier Air Purifying Unit that was so graciously donated by P&L Johnson Mechanical! This will help so much in keeping our community members safe during this time.
Also, learn a little about our new Executive Director, Kathleen Sullivan.
Thank you so much to Paul Radu from P&L, Ron Maxted (AWC Board of Directors), and Katie Frankowicz for reporting the story.
For the whole story please check it out at: