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January 2014 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

JANUARY 2014

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin and let us know when and where you are available to help.

Thank you for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Become a Latinitas Intern!

Latinitas is now looking for high school and college students who are interested in becoming a part of our Spring 2014 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting Editorial, Marketing & Public Relations, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Event Planning and Multimedia internships. To apply, submit your resume to latinitasep@gmail.com and fill out our internship application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

Mentors Wanted – After-School Clubs
Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors for girls in grades 4-8th and help guide girls with hands-on media arts activities. These clubs meet once a week, so on-going volunteering is welcome. Contact: 219.8554, 282.5639. latinitasep@gmail.com

Teen Leaders Wanted
January 25 from 10am-4pm – Jose Cisneros Library (1300 Hawkins)
February 8 from 10am-2pm – 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207
Discover your leadership talents through our leadership institute. The Teen Leadership Institute is recruiting teen girls interested in developing their leadership potential. Teen girls are invited to participate in our leadership program to learn how they can become a strong voice for their community. The program is geared towards promoting leadership, girl power, community service and sisterhood. We are looking for volunteer interested in serving as peer leaders and mentor to younger girls and who would like to take on leadership roles in Latinitas. For more information, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com. To sign up, complete our online registration form: http://laslatinitas.com/teen-leadership-instituteTo sign up, complete our online registration form: http://laslatinitas.com/teen-leadership-institute

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, January 28th, February 4th and 18th at 5:30pm at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw).
Latinitas will host a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. To apply, fill out a volunteer application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication.
Contact: 219.8554, 282.5639, latinitasep@gmail.com

Mujeres Making a Difference
Friday February 7th from 10am-2pm at the women’s club (1400 North Mesa El Paso Tx,79902)
Come help with setup, selling tickets, decorations, ushering, registering guests, and break-down for our women’s award luncheon. We also need volunteers to help with planning event logistics. Attend our next meeting Tuesday, January 28th at 6pm. Contact: 219.8554, 282.5639, latinitasep@gmail.com

Girl Empowerment Team Training
January 31 from 2:30 to 5:30 at latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw, 79935)
Become a certified Latinitas leader through our Girl Empowerment Team training. This leadership training provides guidance to female community volunteers (ages 18 and over) who want to take on a leadership role in Latinitas’ girl empowerment programs. Contact: 219.8554, 282.5639. latinitasep@gmail.com

Mission Monday
Every Monday during the month of January at the Fountains at Farrah Mall
Help support Latinitas by shopping at Altar’d State on Mondays during the month of January, where 10% of the profits go towards our organization!

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Volunteers are needed to help assist at our upcoming Be YOUnique Body Image workshops and to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latintasep@gmail.com or call us at 915-282-5639.

Horizon Middle School Mother/Daughter workshop

Saturday, January 25, 9am-12pm at Horizon Middle School (400 N Kenazo Ave, Horizon City, TX 79928)

Parkland Middle School – Self-Esteem Workshop
Saturday, February 1, 9am-12pm at Parkland Middle School (6045 Nova Way El Paso, TX 79924).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Video Production Help Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events and assist with video editing. Contact: 219.8554, 282.5639, latinitasep@gmail.com

Writers & Editors Wanted
Would you like to get published and build your writing skills? Latinitas Magazine is accepting applications for our Youth Editorial Advisory Board, guest writers, bloggers and editors. To join our editorial team, contact us at 915.282.5639 or mylatinitas@yahoo.com

CONTACT US:

Jazmin Vasquez

(915) 219.8554

(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

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November 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

NOVEMBER 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin and let us know when and where you are available to help.
Thank you for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS
Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, November 6 & November 20 from 5:30-6:30pm at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw).
Latinitas will host a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend to become a part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication.
If you are interested in attending, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.


Creative Expression Camps

*Monthly Saturday Camp – Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
November 9th, 12:30- 2:30pm at Judge Marquez Library (610 N. Yarbrough).
Latinitas hosts a series of creative expression workshops throughout the semester. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Healthy Chica Spa & Wellness Workshops
Mother & Daughter Session

Saturdays, November 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 11:30am-1:00pm at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207, El Paso, TX 79935).
Girls and moms are invited to join us for health & wellness workshops. Relax and rejuvenate with fun activities like yoga and zumba, and discussions on nutrition, confidence, teen development, fitness and ways to de-stress. Volunteers are needed to help with the activities, aid our presenters, serve as chaperones for the girls, provide transportation and act as mentors. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Be YOUnique Workshop
Monday, November 18th from 5:00-6:30 pm at Alvarez Apartments Community Center (8247 N Loop Dr, El Paso, TX 79907).
Girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to foster a positive body image and learn about media literacy. The event features hands-on workshops on self-esteem, confidence, media literacy, body image, nutrition and wellness.. Volunteers are needed to assist in the workshop by serving as mentors, aiding speakers and working one on one with the girls. Volunteers are also needed to provide transportation. If you are interested, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Aim High Conference
Saturday, December 7 from 10:00am – 2:00pm at Main Public Library Downtown (501 N. Oregon).
The Aim High Conference is geared toward encouraging pre-teen and teen girls to aim high by setting high goals for themselves, achieving in academic realms and exploring professional opportunities for their future success. Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to explore their future careers at the Aim High Conference hosted by Latinitas in partnership with the American Association of University Women. Aim High features unique hands-on workshops, activities and inspiring guest speakers. Volunteers are needed to help with the activities, aid our presenters, serve as chaperones for the girls, and act as mentors. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

NOMINATE A LATINA LEADER FOR THE LATINA LIST-
Nominate a candidate for the Mujeres Making a Difference Award 2013.
The Latina List is accepting nominations of Latina leaders who are making an impact in the border community of the greater El Paso area. The Mujeres Making a Difference Awards give well-deserved recognition to Hispanic women who have made significant contributions to the empowerment and well being of the El Paso community. Latinitas, El Paso’s leading Hispanic young women’s empowerment organization, will recognize the leadership achievements of Hispanic women who have served the El Paso Community. Leaders will be awarded for their achievements within their respective professions and service to the community. The Mujeres Making a Difference Awards Luncheon will be held on February 7, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Woman’s Club of El Paso with proceeds supporting scholarships for the next generation of Latina youth leaders. Deadlines for Nominations are November 15, 2013. For more information, please visit http://laslatinitas.com/latina-list or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915-282.5639.

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Latinitas will host an information booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latintasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-282-5639.

Region 19 Parental Engagement Conference
Saturday, November 9th at 8:00 am at Region 19 Head Start Multi-Purpose Center (11670 Chito Samaniego).

Pasodale Elementary Health Fair
Tuesday, November 12th from 12:30-4:00 pm at Pasodale Elementary (8253 Mc ElroyDrive/ El Paso, TX 79907).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Recruitment Street Team
We are seeking volunteers for our Recruitment Street Team to distribute informational posters and recruit girls for our after school programs and workshops. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post fliers at community centers, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com.

Video Production Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Writers & Editors Wanted
Would you like to get published and build your writing skills? Latinitas Magazine is accepting applications for our Youth Editorial Advisory Board, guest writers, bloggers and editors. To join our editorial team, contact us at 915.282.5639 or mylatinitas@yahoo.com

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

October 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

OCTOBER 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin and let us know when and where you are available to help.

Thank you for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, October 16 from 5:30-6:30pm at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw).
Latinitas will host a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend to become a part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication.
If you are interested in attending, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now looking for college and high school who are interested in becoming a part of our Fall 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting Editorial, Marketing & Public Relations, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Event Planning and Multimedia internships. We also offer Educational Outreach Internship and Girl Empowerment Fellowships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitasrossie@yahoo.com and fill out our internship application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

Mentors Wanted – After-School Clubs
Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors for girls in grades 4-8th and help guide girls with hands-on media arts activities. These clubs meet once a week, so on-going volunteering is welcome. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915.282.5639
*Every Monday from 5:00-6:30 pm at Alvarez Apartments (8247 N Loop Dr, El Paso, TX 79907).
*Every Tuesday from 5:00-6:30 pm at Salazar Apartments (311 S Eucalyptus St, El Paso, TX 79905).
*Every Wednesday from 5:00-6:35 pm at Tays Apartments (2114 Magoffin Ave, El Paso, TX 79901).
* Every Friday from 4:30-5:45 pm at Esperanza Acosta Moreno Public Library (12480 Pebble Hills Blvd, El Paso, TX 79938).

Alliance for Latinitas
Tuesday, October 8th & October 22nd from 5:30-6:30 pm at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207).
This volunteer group offers a forum for women to support and advance Latinitas’ mission to promote the empowerment of Latina youth. Latinitas is hosting a planning meeting for volunteers who would like to take on leadership roles within this committee and help plan our upcoming events. We are currently in the process of planning for a fall photography auction fundraiser. If you are interested in attending or would like more information, please contact us at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call and leave a message 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639

College Chicas Mother & Daughter Workshop
*Weekly Saturday Workshop.
October 5, 12, 19 & 26 11:30- 1:00pm at 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207
Latinitas hosts a series of mother & daughter workshops throughout October to help girls begin preparing for college. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors, act on a college panel and help guide girls as chaperones on a campus tour. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Creative Expression Camps
*Monthly Saturday Camp – Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
October 12th, 12:30- 2:30pm at Judge Marquez Library (610 N. Yarbrough).
Latinitas hosts a series of creative expression workshops throughout the semester. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Video Production Volunteers Wanted
Film Workshop

Every Saturday, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 10-11:30am at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207).
Volunteers are needed to co-lead these film workshops were basic film and editing techniques will be introduced in order to use media as an empowering tool. Volunteers are also needed to serve as mentors, aiding speakers, distributing materials, helping with set-up and working one on one with the girls. If you are interested, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639.

Social Worker Mentor Needed
Latinitas is looking for an enthusiastic and caring licensed Social Worker with 2 years of experience that would like to serve as a mentor to a Social Worker student and to help a selected group of girls. This mentor will meet with the student and the girls once a week according to her availability. Any training ans supplies will be provided. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

NOMINATE A LATINA LEADER FOR THE LATINA LIST-
Nominate a candidate for the Mujeres Making a Difference Award 2013.
Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the Latina List is accepting nominations of Latina leaders who are making an impact in the border community of the greater El Paso area. The Mujeres Making a Difference Awards give well-deserved recognition to Hispanic women who have made significant contributions to the empowerment and well being of the El Paso community. Latinitas, El Paso’s leading Hispanic young women’s empowerment organization, will recognize the leadership achievements of Hispanic women who have served the El Paso Community. Leaders will be awarded for their achievements within their respective professions and service to the community. The Mujeres Making a Difference Awards Luncheon will be held on November 8, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Woman’s Club of El Paso with proceeds supporting scholarships for the next generation of Latina youth leaders. Deadlines for Nominations are October 15, 2013. For more information, please visit http://laslatinitas.com/latina-list or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915-282.5639.

SUPPORT THE LATINITAS PRINT MAGAZINE CAMPAIGN
Help Latinitas publish its first slick printed magazine edition. The magazine is dedicated wholly to girls’ health and wellness and like the digital version publishes work generated by and for girls and teens who participate in Latinitas clubs, camps and workshops. Articles include profiles of Latina athletes, how to eat healthy and Latin, the perils of digital dating abuse, teen pregnancy first person accounts and the ever popular Latino dance-based fitness Zumba. Make a gift to assist with the publication of this girl-empowerment magazine and help us spread the word about our campaign: www.kickstarter.com/projects/latinitas/latinitas-magazine-print-edition

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Latinitas will host an information booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latintasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-282-5639.

Chalk the Block
Saturday, October 12th, Time: TBA at Downtown Downtown (Main Street and Oregon).
Volunteers are needed to help with assisting with the promotion of our programs. We will also need volunteers to help us chaperone a group of girls that will be working in a small art project. Volunteers who like drawing and paining are also invited to attend and help with this art project. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Red Ribbon
Saturday, October 12th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Shawver Park 8100 Independence St. (Also corner with Yarbrough and Cesar Chavez Memorial Frwy)
Latinitas will be participating at the Red Ribbon Festival – Health and Safety Fair with a focus on drug abuse prevention. We will have an information table at the festival. We will also be doing arts and crafts activities to promote a drug free environment and advise kids to say no to drugs. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Internship Opportunities
Latinitas is currently accepting internship applications for the fall for following positions: Editorial Intern, Marketing & PR Intern, Graphic Design Intern, Video & Photography Intern, Event Planning Intern & Club Leader Intern. To apply, submit your resume to latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Recruitment Street Team
We are seeking volunteers for our Recruitment Street Team to distribute informational posters and recruit girls for our after school programs and workshops. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post fliers at community centers, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com.

Video Production Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Writers & Editors Wanted
Would you like to get published and build your writing skills? Latinitas Magazine is accepting applications for our Youth Editorial Advisory Board, guest writers, bloggers and editors. To join our editorial team, contact us at 915.282.5639 or mylatinitas@yahoo.com

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

Sepetember 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin and let us know when and where you are available to help.

Thank you for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, September 25th from 5:30-6:30pm at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207).
Latinitas will host a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend to become a part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication.
If you are interested in attending, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now looking for high school and college students who are interested in becoming a part of our Fall 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting Editorial, Marketing & Public Relations, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Event Planning and Multimedia internships. We also offer Educational Outreach Internship and Girl Empowerment Fellowships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitasrossie@yahoo.com and fill out our internship application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

Mentors Wanted – After-School Clubs
Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors for girls in grades 4-8th and help guide girls with hands-on media arts activities. These clubs meet once a week, so on-going volunteering is welcome. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915.282.5639
*Every Monday from 5:00-6:30 pm at Alvarez Apartments (8247 N Loop Dr, El Paso, TX 79907).
*Every Tuesday from 5:00-6:30 pm at Salazar Apartments (311 S Eucalyptus St, El Paso, TX 79905).
*Every Wednesday from 5:00-6:35 pm at Tays Apartments (2114 Magoffin Ave, El Paso, TX 79901).

Girl Empowerment Team Training
Friday, September 13 from 2-6 pm at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw).
Saturday, September 21 from 2-6 p.m. at UTEP Library (500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968).
Become a certified Latinitas leader by attending the Girl Empowerment Team training session. This leadership training program will provide guidance to female community volunteers (ages 18 and over) who would like to take on a leadership role in Latinitas’ girl empowerment programs. Participants will gain leadership, communication, teamwork, facilitation and media skills while learning how they can serve as positive mentors and role models for young girls. After the training, women leaders will be empowered as certified Latinitas leader and will commit to leading at least 4 workshops during the course of the next year. The training will offer hands-on workshops on how to implement Latinitas girl empowerment programs which focus on helping girls build confidence through creative multimedia expression. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Creative Expression Camps
*Monthly Saturday Camp – Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
September 14, 12:30- 2:30pm at Judge Marquez Library (610 N. Yarbrough).
*Chicas Advancing in Media Project
Saturday, September 28 from 10am – 2pm Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207
Latinitas is hosting a series of creative expression workshops throughout the summer. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities. These workshops occur regularly, so on-going mentoring is gladly accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Be YOUnique Self-esteem Workshops
*Mother-Daughter Workshop
Saturday, September 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 10-11:30am at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw).
*9th Graders Workshop
Wednesday, September18 from 9-11 am at El Dorado Academy (14400 Pebble Hills Blvd, El Paso, TX 79938).
Latinitas is hosting a series of body image workshops aimed at helping girls develop confidence and a positive body image. Volunteers are needed to assist in the workshop by serving as mentors, aiding speakers, distributing materials, helping with set-up and working one on one with the girls. If you are interested, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639.

Tiara Spa Day
Latinitas will be hosting the ultimate ladies’ spa day in partnership with Milan Cosmetology Institute this fall to fund raise money for Latinitas. Volunteers will be needed to help with setting up for the event, helping out at the information table, registering and greeting guests, directing guests at the manicure tables, and photographing the event. We also need help with breaking down and packaging supplies which would be at the end of the event. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Latinitas will host an information booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latintasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-282-5639.

La Feria de la Familia
Sunday, September 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at El Paso Convention Center (1 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901).
La Feria de la Familia is an event designed to provide information, services and entertainment to the Hispanic community in a lively family atmosphere.

Region 19 MiniCast Conference
Saturday, September 28 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm at H.R. “Hut” Brown Middle School (7820 Helen of Troy Dr).
This conference is focused on promoting science, technology, engineering and math among local youth.

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Internship Opportunities
Latinitas is currently accepting internship applications for the fall for following positions: Editorial Intern, Marketing & PR Intern, Graphic Design Intern, Video & Photography Intern, Event Planning Intern & Club Leader Intern. To apply, submit your resume to latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Recruitment Street Team
We are seeking volunteers for our Recruitment Street Team to distribute informational posters and recruit girls for our after school programs and workshops. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post fliers at community centers, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com.

Video Production Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 915.282.5639 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Writers & Editors Wanted
Would you like to get published and build your writing skills? Latinitas Magazine is accepting applications for our Youth Editorial Advisory Board, guest writers, bloggers and editors. To join our editorial team, contact us at 915.282.5639 or mylatinitas@yahoo.com

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

August 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

AUGUST 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin and let us know when and where you are available to help.

Thank you for your continued support!


LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Summer Camp Assistant Counselors Wanted
TEEN MEDIA ACADEMY:
August 5-7 from 1-5pm at Latinitas Office (10925 Ben Crenshaw #207).
HOUSING AUTHORITY DAY CAMP:
Tues. Aug. 6, 10am-12pm @ W. Bean (1313 N. Saint Vrain, 79930).
Wed. Aug. 7, 10am-12pm @ Baird Apartments (4747 Atlas Drive, 79904).
Thurs. Aug. 8, 10am-12pm @ Sandoval Apartments (5353 Ridge, 79932)
SMART CHICAS:
August 12-15 from 10am-1pm at Latinitas Headquarters
HACEP DAY CAMP:
Mon. Aug. 12, 2-4 pm @ Alvarez Apartment (8247 North Loop, 79907).
Tues. Aug. 13, 2-4 pm @Salazar (311 South Eucalyptus, 79905).
Wed. Aug. 14, 2-4 pm @ Truman (7619 Meraz, 79907).
We will host girl empowerment day camps throughout August focused on helping pre-teen and teen girls in fostering confidence. Our camp features activities in arts & crafts, poetry, photography, acting, creative writing, filmmaking and much more. We are seeking volunteer summer camp assistants to aid in our summer camp sessions at local community centers. We are seeking volunteers who can commit to 2+ hours volunteer shift. We are a looking for volunteers who can bring an energetic and enthusiastic attitude to help empower local girls and have fun. If you would like to sign up, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Tues., Aug. 6 & Aug. 20, 5:30-6:30pm at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw 207).
Latinitas will host a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend to become part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication. If you are interested in attending, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Aim High Conference
Fri., Aug. 9 at 8:30 am-1:00 pm at Texas Tech (4801 Alberta)
The Aim High Conference is geared toward encouraging girls to aim high by setting high goals for themselves, achieving in academic realms and exploring professional opportunities for their future success. Girls are invited to explore their future careers at this event hosted in partnership with the Association of Women in Science at the Texas Tech Heath Sciences Center. Aim High features unique hands-on workshops, activities and inspiring guest speakers. Volunteers are needed to help with the activities, aid our presenters, serve as chaperones for the girls, and act as mentors. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Mujeres Y Amigas Conference
Sat. Aug. 10, 10am-3pm at International Museum of Art (1211 Montana Ave.).
Wise Latinas is hosting an afternoon of sisterhood with beauty & health treatments, art exhibits, vendors & guest speakers such as Author Alisa Valdes. Latinitas will be hosting a video booth. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up, decorating, handing out materials, aiding guests and helping with the video production booth. If you would like to volunteer at this event, please send an email at latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Creative Expression Camps
*Every Saturday from 10am-11:30am at Latinitas (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207)
*Sat. Aug. 10, 12:30- 2:30pm at Judge Marquez Library (610 N. Yarbrough).
*Every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the Month, August 10& 24 from 4:30-5:30 pm at Esperanza Acosta Moreno Public Library (12480 Pebble Hills Blvd).
Latinitas is hosting a series of creative expression workshops throughout the summer. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities. These workshops occur regularly, so on-going mentoring is gladly accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Quince Project
Set up and Decor: Aug. 12-14, 3-6pm at Sunshine Ballroom (112025 Rojas).
Day of Event: Aug. 15 (Shifts available) 3am-6pm & 9-11pm.
Latinitas is partnering with the Quince Project to host a group quince celebration for deserving girls. Volunteers are wanted to assist with the Quince Project by helping us set up and create decorations before the Quinceanera. On the day of the event (August 15), volunteers are needed to help with shifts: errands & delivery from 10am-3pm, set-up 3-6pm and clean up from 9-11pm. Volunteers are also needed to assist with the potluck meal and donating decorations and paper goods. If you are interested in helping out, please email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915-219-8554.

Be YOUnique Workshop in Las Cruces
Sat. Aug. 17, 10am-1pm at Organ Center (5880 2nd St Organ, NM 88052).
Girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to foster a positive body image and learn about media literacy. The event features hands-on workshops on self-esteem, confidence, media literacy, body image, nutrition and wellness.. Volunteers are needed to assist in the workshop by serving as mentors, aiding speakers and working one on one with the girls. If you are interested, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554 .

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Internship Opportunities
Latinitas is currently accepting internship applications for the fall for following positions: Editorial Intern, Marketing & PR Intern, Graphic Design Intern, Video & Photography Intern, Event Planning Intern & Club Leader Intern. To apply, submit your resume to latinitasrossie@yahoo.com

Video Production Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

Writers & Editors Wanted
Would you like to get published and build your writing skills? Latinitas Magazine is accepting applications for our Youth Editorial Advisory Board, guest writers, bloggers and editors. To join our editorial team, contact us at 219.8554 or mylatinitas@yahoo.com

FRIDAYS-Office Help
Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies every Friday, anywhere from 10 am to 6 pm. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

July 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

JULY 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this month and let us know when and where you are available to help.
Thank you for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Become a Latinitas Certified Summer Camp Assistant Counselor
Saturday, June 29th, from 10:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m. at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207).
Become a certified Latinitas leader by attending the Girl Empowerment Team training session. This leadership training program will provide guidance to female community volunteers (ages 15 and over) who would like to take on a leadership role in Latinitas’ girl empowerment programs and summer camp. Participants will gain leadership, communication, teamwork, facilitation and media skills while learning how they can serve as positive mentors and role models for young girls. After the training, women leaders will be empowered as certified Latinitas leader and will commit to leading at least 4 workshops during the course of the next year. The training will offer hands-on workshops on how to implement Latinitas girl empowerment programs which focus on helping girls build confidence through creative multimedia expression. Please make sure to RSVP via email or call at
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Summer Camp Assistant Counselors
TEEN MEDIA ACADEMY: July 1-3 & August 5-7 from 1:00-5:00 pm
The following camps are from 10:00 am-5:00 pm (Shifts available)
FASHION STAR CAMP: Jul itasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a voicemail at 915.219.8554.

Tiara Tuesday Planning Team
Latinitas is preparing to host the ultimate ladies’ night out, Tiara Tuesday to fund raise money for Latinitas. Assist with the event planning team by helping us secure an event venue and promoting. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554

Used Quinceañeras, Wedding and Prom Dresses Wanted!!!
To make quinceañera dreams come true, Madrinas with the Quince Project are accepting new and gently used dresses to benefit deserving girls in the Quince Project. The Quince Project is a grassroots group aimed at helping girls who cannot afford to have a quinceañera. To assist, make a donation of a dress, donate dry cleaning services, donate a gift certificate to a dress boutique, or host a dress donation drive to support our group. Donated dresses help Quince Project members who participate in leadership workshops and plan a group quince celebration. To make a contribution or to coordinate a dress pick up, email quince project@yahoo.com. or call 915.219.8554. Also, you can go and drop off your dress donation at The Label Exchange (9530 Viscount Blvd #2 El Paso, TX 79925).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Video Production Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take video at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

FRIDAYS-Office Help
Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies every Friday starting July 5, 2013. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

June 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

Become a Latinitas Intern!

Latinitas is now accepting applications for candidates interested in becoming a part of our Summer 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting marketing & public relations, fundraising, youth outreach, photography, and graphic design. We also offer Educational Outreach Internships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com and fill out at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

Spring Clean Up Yard Sale

June 1 from 7:30am-12:00pm at YMCA (2044 Trawood Dr)
Latinitas is accepting donated items to sell at the yard sale, some of the items may include: furniture, appliances, household items/gadgets, books, clothing, toys, etc. All items should be in good condition. Volunteers are also needed to set up, sell and break down on the day of the yard sale. Proceeds support our free summer programs. If you are interested in donating items or want to volunteer on that day please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, June 4 and June 18 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207   El Paso, TX 79935).

Latinitas will be hosting a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend over to become part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application
here. If you are interested in attending, please email
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call  915.282.5639
Creative Expression Camps 
*Every Saturday from June 8-August 24 from 10:00am-1:00pm at Latinitas Headquarters (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207)
*Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, June 7 and June 21 from 2:30-4:30 pm at Jose Cisneros Public Library (1300 Hawkins Blvd).
*Saturday, June 8, from 12:30- 2:30 p.m. at the Judge Marquez Library Branch (610 N. Yarbrough).
*Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month, June 8 and June 22 from 4:30-5:30 pm at Esperanza Acosta Moreno Public Library (12480 Pebble Hills Blvd).
Latinitas is hosting a series of creative expression workshops throughout the summer. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities. These workshops occur regularly, so on-going mentoring is gladly accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Mark your calendar for the“Helen of Troy Charity Benefit” on Sunday June 23, 2013 from 10:00am to 6:00pm at the Helen of Troy Outlet Store 

(1 Helen of Troy Plaza; 1-10 Exit 9 at Redd Road).

Shop great products and deals for a great cause! Helen of Troy will generously donate 10% of all sale made during the event to Latinitas. Proceeds made during the Helen of Troy’s Charity Sunday Benefit will support Latinitas’ mission of empowering local girls through confidence-building programs. You will find tons of great deals on a selection of hair, facial, kitchen, cooking and organizational products from Revlon, OXO, Braun, Vidal, Sassoon, Honey well, Dr. Scholls, Brut, Hot Tools, Infusium 23 and more!

Quince Project Kick Off 

Saturday, June 8 & June 22 from 10-1pm (10935 Ben Crenshaw #207).

Latinitas is partnering with the Quince Project to host a summer leadership program geared toward helping teen girls make the transition from girlhood to young adult through a quinceañera celebration.  In collaboration with the Quince Project, girls ages 13-16 will explore the cultural significance and history of quinceañeras as they work in small teams to develop leadership skills and organize a group quince party. The objective of the project is to help young Latinas with the tools they need to succeed as young adults. Volunteers are needed to assist with organizing biweekly leadership workshops, mentoring participants, obtaining donations for a quince celebration (ex: dresses) and helping organize logistics for the group quinceañera. The next planning meeting will be held on Monday, June 3 at 5:30pm at 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207.

 

Summer Camp Volunteers, Camp Assistants and Guest Speakers Wanted

This summer, Latinitas is hosting a series of summer camps for low-income girls to help them build confidence and participate in an enriching experience. These camps will be held at local affordable housing centers, and at our headquarters. We will host week-long day camps throughout June, July and August focused on helping these pre-teen and teen girls in fostering a positive self-esteem through creative multimedia expression. Our camp features activities in arts & crafts, poetry, photography, acting, creative writing, filmmaking and much more. We are seeking volunteer summer camp counselors to co-lead our summer camp sessions at local community centers. We are seeking volunteers who can commit to 3 hours a day for at least a five day period. We are a looking for volunteers who can bring an energetic and enthusiastic attitude to help empower local girls and have fun. Training, activities and supplies are provided at our headquarters. If you would like to sign up, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Tiara Tuesday Planning Team

Latinitas is preparing to host the ultimate ladies’ night out, Tiara Tuesday to fund raise money for Latinitas. Assist with the event planning team by helping us secure an event venue and promoting. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639  The next planning meeting will be held on Monday, June 3 at 5:30pm at 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207.
Latinitas will host an information and activity booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to host hands-on arts & crafts activities for youth, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at: 

latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-219-8554 or 915-282-5639:

 
Esperanza Acosta Summer Reading Kick Off

Thursday, June 6,  from 4:30-6:30 pm at Esperanza Acosta Moreno Public Library (12480 Pebble Hills Blvd, El Paso, Texas 79938).
Rally on the River Summer Youth Event 
Wednesday, June 26,  from 9:30am-1:30 pm at Ascarate Park (6900 Delta Dr., El Paso, TX).
Graphic Design Help Wanted

We are seeking volunteers to help design fliers and promotional materials for our upcoming events. If you have experience in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, please lend your graphic design skills. Volunteers are needed to work on one design project a month. Contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

Photographers Wanted

Volunteers are needed to help take photos at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

Office Help 

Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

 

CONTACT US:

Rossie Lopez

(915) 219.8554

(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

May 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

MAY 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this month and let us know when and where you are available to help.

A big THANK YOU to all the volunteers, interns, sponsors but especially to the awesome ladies of the Alliance for Latinitas Planning Team who made our past Butterfly Effect Fundraiser a great success. Ladies: YOU ROCK!!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, May 14 and May 28 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Judge Marquez Public Library (610 N. Yarbrough Dr. El Paso, TX 79915).
Latinitas will be hosting a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend over to become part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application
here. If you are interested in attending, please email
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now accepting applications for candidates interested in becoming a part of our Summer 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting marketing & public relations, fundraising, youth outreach, photography, and graphic design. We also offer Educational Outreach Internships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com and fill out at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS

Latinitas will host an information and activity booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to host hands-on arts & crafts activities for youth, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-219-8554 or 915-282-5639.

Rio Bravo Middle School Career Day
Thursday, May 16, from 8:00 am-11:00 pm at Rio Bravo Middle School (525 Greggerson Drive, El Paso, TX 79907).

FACES (Families and Community Engaged in Schools)
Thursday, May 16, from 5:30-7:30 pm at El Paso Juvenile Justice Center-Gym (6700 Delta Drive, El Paso, TX 79905).

Dr. Sue Shook Elementary Career Day
Friday, May 17, from 8:00 am-12:00 pm at Dr. Sue Shook Elementary-Cafeteria ( 13777 Paseo Del Este Blvd El Paso, TX 79928).

Myrtle Cooper Elementary Career Day
Wednesday, May 22, from noon to 9:00 am to 2:45 pm at Myrtle Cooper Elementary (1515 Rebecca Ann Dr, El Paso, TX 79936).

Horizon Middle School Career Day
Thursday, May 23, from 10:30 am-2:00 pm at Horizon Middle School (400 N Kenazo Ave, Horizon City, TX 79928 ).

Edgar Park Elementary-PTA Presentation
Thursday, May 23, from 5:45-7:00 pm at Edgar Park Elementary (3601 Edgar Park Dr. El Paso, TX 79904).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Graphic Design Help Wanted
We are seeking volunteers to help design fliers and promotional materials for our upcoming events. If you have experience in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, please lend your graphic design skills. Volunteers are needed to work on one design project a month. Contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

Photographers Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take photos at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

Office Help
Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
10935 Ben Crenshaw # 207
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

April 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

APRIL 2013

Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this month and let us know when and where you are available to help.Thanks for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Girl Power Fest – Planning & Event Prep
Week of April 1- April 5, Office Hours (10:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m.. Location: Latinitas Headquaters (1359 Lomaland) Saturday April 6th, TBA
Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute is hosting a girl empowerment conference to promote leadership and confidence among local girls. Volunteers are needed to help to do some office work related to the conference during the week. Volunteers are also needed to help plan the conference, promote the event, invite youth, recruit entertainment and and obtain donations for goodie bags and door prizes that will be offered at the conference. Volunteers can sign up for any days and times that they are available during the week. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.282.5639

Latinitas Girl Power Fest
Saturday, April 13, 8:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Location: UTEP Union Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute is hosting a Girl Empowerment Conference to focus on positive self esteem, leadership skills and community service for young girls. Volunteers are needed throughout the event to aid with set-up, help with breakdown, help workshop presenters, serve lunch, guide girls throughout the conference and serve as panelists. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.282.5639 .

Chicas Write Now Workshop
Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Location: Jose Cisneros Library
In this wordweavers’ writing workshop, local teen girls 13-19 are invited to speak out and unleash their creativity through the pen. Volunteers are needed to serve as workshop assistants, mentors participants, help with set-up and break down and aid youth in these writing workshops. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.282.5639.

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, April 9 and April 23 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the new Corner Bakery (1144 N. Yarbrough Dr. El Paso, TX 79925).
Latinitas will be hosting a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend over to become part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application here http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer. If you are interested in attending, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Butterfly Effect Benefit – Fundraising Planning Team
Monday, April 8 and April 22, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m at the new Corner Bakery (1144 N. Yarbrough Dr. El Paso, TX 79925)
Latinitas invites team members to participate in our fundraising planning team to help us raise community awareness and funds to support our mission of empowering Latina youth. Volunteers are needed to help with the Butterfly Effect Benefit, our upcoming Mother’s Day fundraiser featuring a fashion show, spa day booths, entertainment and silent auction. Volunteers are needed to help with event planning such as recruiting beauty professionals for our spa day booths, coordinating entertainment, obtaining silent auction and door prizes and organizing decor. For more information, contact us at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.8554.

Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now accepting applications for candidates interested in becoming a part of our Summer 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting marketing & public relations, fundraising, youth outreach, photography, and graphic design. We also offer Educational Outreach Internships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com and fill out at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS
Latinitas will host an information and activity booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to host hands-on arts & crafts activities for youth, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-219-8554 or 915-282-5639.

Family Fun Day
Saturday, April 6, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at Ascarate Park(6900 Delta Dr El Paso, TX 79905).

Global Youth Service Day Kick-Off Event
Saturday, April 13, from 11:00 am-3:00 pm at Fort Bliss Trading Post (Bldg. 1717 Marshall Rd).

Dia de los Ninos Festival – Main Public Library Downtown
Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Main Public Library ( 501 N. Oregon).

Dia de los Ninos Event – Esperanza Acosta Public Library
Saturday, April 27, from noon to 4:00 pm at Esperanza Acosta Moreno Public Library (12480 Pebble Hills Blvd).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Graphic Design Help Wanted
We are seeking volunteers to help design fliers and promotional materials for our upcoming events. If you have experience in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, please lend your graphic design skills. Volunteers are needed to work on one design project a month. Contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

Photographers Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take photos at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

Office Help
Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
1359 Lomaland # 502
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

March 2013 El Paso Volunteer Bulletin

March, 2013
Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this month and let us know when and where you are available to help.Thanks for your continued support!

LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now accepting applications for candidates interested in becoming a part of our Spring 2013 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting marketing & public relations, fundraising, youth outreach, photography, and graphic design. We also offer Educational Outreach Internships where interns lead girls and teens through creative multimedia expression activities during our after-school programs, workshops and camps. To apply for an internship with Latinitas, please submit your resume to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com and fill out at http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/internships

Housing Club Leaders & Mentors Wanted
Make a difference in a girl’s life as a Housing Club Leader. Latinitas hosts media enrichment clubs where girls can build confidence through creative expression. Latinitas partners with local public housing centers to host 6-week-long after-school clubs. Girls in our club will participate in hands-on activities such as creative writing, photography, arts & crafts, skits and more. Our clubs connect girls with positive role models and encourage girls to express themselves in a safe and supportive environment. As a club leader, you would guide small team activities and motivate girls to foster a positive self-esteem. Club Leader volunteers commit 2 hours per week after school between 4:30-6:30pm for a 6 week period. Training, weekly activity guides and supplies are provided. Currently, needing mentors for the following after school clubs: (If you are interested, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitasrossie@yahoo.com.)
Clardy Fox Libary (5515 Robert Alva Ave) Every Monday from 3:30-5:30 pm
Tays Apartments (2114 Magoffin Ave.)Every Tuesday from 4:30-6:30pm
Johnson Apartments (9000 Roanoke Dr) Every Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 pm
Sherman Apartments (4528 Blanco Ave.) Every Wednesday from 4:30-6:30pm
Webber Apartments (110 Whittier Drive) Every Wednesday from 5-6:30 pm
Kennedy Apartments (400 S. Zaragoza)Every Wednesday from 4:30 -6:30pm

UTEP College Day
Saturday, March 2, from 10:00 am- 1:00 pm at UTEP East Union (500 W. University).
We are hosting a college bound workshop to inspire local girls to learn about the importance of higher education and to guide them through the college preparation process. Volunteers are needed to assist with our college student panel to answer questions students may have, assist in escorting them around campus and help serve as workshop assistants aiding our college admissions speakers. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.282.5639

Girl Empowerment Team Training
Friday, March 8th, from 4:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. at Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland Suite 502).
Become a certified Latinitas leader by attending the Girl Empowerment Team training session. This leadership training program will provide guidance to female community volunteers (ages 18 and over) who would like to take on a leadership role in Latinitas’ girl empowerment programs. Participants will gain leadership, communication, teamwork, facilitation and media skills while learning how they can serve as positive mentors and role models for young girls. After the training, women leaders will be empowered as certified Latinitas leader and will commit to leading at least 4 workshops during the course of the next year. The training will offer hands-on workshops on how to implement Latinitas girl empowerment programs which focus on helping girls build confidence through creative multimedia expression. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639

Creative Expression Saturday Camp
Saturday, March 9, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Judge Marquez Library Branch (610 N. Yarbrough).
Volunteers are needed to serve as mentor and help guide girls in grades 4-8th with hands-on media arts activities in our Saturday Camps. These Saturday Camps occur monthly, so on-going mentoring is gladly accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Be YOUnique Workshop
Saturday, March 9 from 10:30am-12:30 pm at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (200 E Picacho Ave Las Cruces, NM 8800). Latinitas is hosting a body image workshop aimed at helping girls develop confidence and a positive body image. Volunteers are needed to assist in the workshop by serving as mentors, aiding speakers and working one on one with the girls. If you are interested, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639.

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, March 12 and March 26 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the new Corner Bakery (1144 N. Yarbrough Dr. El Paso, TX 79925).
Latinitas will be hosting a volunteer orientation for new volunteers. The orientation will provide information about Latinitas and how to become involved in helping Latinitas with the various projects including girl empowerment programs, Alliance for Latinitas and the editorial and multimedia team. Come join us and feel free to bring a friend over to become part of Latinitas. To apply, fill out a volunteer application
here. If you are interested in attending, please email
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639.

Multimedia Spring Break Camp
Monday-Friday, March 18-20 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm at Community Center (4861 Atlas Ave El Paso, TX 79904)
Latinitas will host a hands-on multimedia arts camp for middle school girls (4th – 8th grade) during Spring Break vacation. Volunteers are needed that week to help set up, serve as a guest speakers, mentor the girls, lead group creative expression activities, take photos and clean up. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Extrenship Opportunity for High School Students
Wednesday-Friday, March 20-22 from 12:00-5:00 pm at Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland Suite 502).
Latinitas is inviting High School students to participate in a mini-internship with a field trip to local media stations and hands on media training. If you are a high school student or if you know of a high school student that will benefit from this mini-internship, please have them contact us at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639.

Multimedia Field Trip
Friday, March 22 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm
As part of our Spring Break Camp, Latinitas will be taking our members to a field trip to different media stations. Volunteers are needed to help chaperone and to provide transportation to this field trip. If you are interested in helping out, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.282.5639.

Chicas Art Fest
Saturday, March 23, from 9:00 am-1:30 pm at the Union Plaza-Artist Market
Latinitas is partnering with Mujeres de la Tierra in order to celebrate the Women’s History Month by organizing an art fest. Arts & crafts, performance, art activites, and vendors are among a series of fun activities that we will be helding for this event. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, lead art activities, poetry activities and break down.If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Urban Art Fitters- Mural Project
Saturday, March 23, from 1:00-5:00 pm at Downtown.
As part of a community service project, Latinitas members will help beautify and revitalize downtown by working with Urban Art Fitters in order to create a mural.Volunteers are needed to help us paint a mural. Also, Latinitas is gladly accepting paint supply donations for this project. If you are interested in helping out at this event, or donating paint please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-282-5639 or 915-219-8554.

Alliance for Latinitas
Tuesday, March 25, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m at the new Corner Bakery (1144 N. Yarbrough Dr. El Paso, TX 79925)
Latinitas invites professional women to become part of our volunteer team and help us raise community awareness and funds to support our mission of empowering Latina youth. Our volunteer committees include: sponsorship, event planning, membership, marketing, public relations, community affairs and volunteer recruitment. For more information, contact us at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.855.

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS

Latinitas will host an information and activity booth at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are needed to help distribute information about our organization, to host hands-on arts & crafts activities for youth, to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. To help, contact us at:
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call us at 915-219-8554 or 915-282-5639.

Tierra del Sol Elementary Career Day
Friday, March 8, from 7:45 am-1:30 pm (1832 Tommy Aaron Dr, El Paso, TX 79936).

Mujer Obrera- International Women’s Day Art & Musical Festival
Friday, March 8, from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm at Cafe Mayapan (2000 Texas Avenue).

Imagine Peace
Saturday, March 9, from 11:30-4:00 pm at Mary Ann Dodson Camp (4400 Boy Scout Ln, El Paso, TX 79922).

Kidspalooza
Saturday, March 16, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm at the Main Public Library (501 N. Oregon St, El Paso, TX 79901).

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

Graphic Design Help Wanted
We are seeking volunteers to help design fliers and promotional materials for our upcoming events. If you have experience in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, please lend your graphic design skills. Volunteers are needed to work on one design project a month. Contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

Photographers Wanted
Volunteers are needed to help take photos at our programs and events. If you can help at special events, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

Office Help
Latinitas is looking for office help with data entry, filing and organizing our program supplies. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

CONTACT US:
Rossie Lopez
(915) 219.8554
(915)282.5639
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
1359 Lomaland # 502
El Paso, TX 79935

http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org

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