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We are looking for volunteers to help us with the development of our next prototype for Connect the Commons, a mutal-aid and resource sharing platform that helps local communities connect to share time,skills, and goods. We are specifically looking for volunteers with experience using or other no-code software, or with other development skills, to join us for a 3-5 day Design, Build, Sprint process (intensive).

Connect the Commons platform is particularily necisarry in the COVID-19 pandemic as an avenue for people to connect with and mutually support neighbhoors and community members by grocery shoping for an elderly neighbor, transporting someone to vaccine appointment, etc.

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1716 11TH AVE SE, OLYMPIA, WA 98501, US

Mission Statement

Connect the Commons aims to create digital tools that foster resources sharing, mutual-aid, and economic self-determination in local communities.


Connect the Commons is a non-profit 501(c)(3) LLC, working on building a widespread and easy to use resource sharing platform to support local communities and foster local resiliencey. We are building a platform that allows local communities to share and exchange time, skills, and physical goods, easily and efficently.

We believe that local communities are abundant, and that everything we need can be found directly around us, if we know our neighoors and work together. We strive to increase access to resources through connecting nieghboors and community members via our digital mutual-aid and local exchange networks. It is critical that all tools we create can be accessed for free and on public computers.

Our program connects local community members in the same region to exchange a variety of tools, goods, and services. These exchanges may take the form of barter, gifting, mutual-aid, or a more traditional monetary transaction. By doing this we strengthen the local economy, the lending economy, and the gift economy!

Computers & Technology
Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Website Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Design / UX
  • Software Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Database Administration




  • Must be at least 16
  • 24-40 hrs in total.
  • Volunteer Interview

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