Empowering young Latinas through media and technology!
Hello everyone! Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this month
and let us know when and where you are available to help.
Thank you so much for your continued support!
August 11, 10:30am-3:30pm at the EPCC (9050 Viscount Bldg A). The Housing
Authority of the City of El Paso will be hosting its annual youth leadership and career e
xploration conference. As part of the conference, Latinitas will be training a team of
girls to cover the event as reporters. The girls will learn how to conduct interviews,
shoot pictures, film and make a newsletter to document the conference. Volunteers are
needed to help with set up and break down along with mentoring girls in photography,
video and writing activities. If you are interested in helping, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915.219.8554.
Girl Empowerment Team Training
Saturday, August 27, 10:00 to 1:00pm at Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland #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 email@example.com or call 915.219.8554.
Chicas Advancing in Media Project
August 13 & 20, 11:00am-1:00pm at the EPCC Valle Verde Campus, Room A2518.
Latinitas invites teen girls (ages 13-18) to participate in writing & multimedia workshops
this summer. Girls in this program write feature stories and create media projects to be
published in our online magazine. Volunteers are needed to help mentor the teen
participants during the scheduled workshops, help with the planning process and serve
as guest speakers with media related experience. If you are interested in helping or
would like more information about attending the workshops, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915.219.8554.
Saturday, August 13, 10:30am-12:30pm at the Richard Burges Library (9600 Dyer).
Saturday, August 13, 1:00-3:00pm at the Judge Marquez Library Branch
(610 N. Yarbrough). Saturday, August 27, 10:30am-12:30pm at the Westside Branch
Library (125 Belvidere). Female volunteers are needed to assist our camp leaders
and mentor girls (in grades 4-8th) with hands-on media arts activities. These camps
occur the 2nd & 4nd Saturday of every month, so on-going mentoring is gladly
accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email email@example.com
or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554
Club Leaders Wanted
Make a difference in a girl’s life as a club leader. Latinitas hosts media enrichment clubs
where girls can build confidence through creative expression. Latinitas partners with
local schools, nonprofits, libraries and community centers to offer weekly after-school
Latinitas clubs or monthly Saturday workshops. Our clubs focus on encouraging girls to
build confidence through creative multimedia expression. Girls in our clubs 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. Volunteers
commit 2 hours per week after school between 3:00-6:00pm for at least 4 months or
2 hours per month on Saturdays. If you are interested, contact us at 219.8554 or
Become a Latinitas Intern!
Latinitas is now looking for high school and college students who are interested in
becoming a part of our Fall Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting editorial,
marketing & public relations, fundraising, graphic design, event planning and multimedia
internships. 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 submit
your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruitment Street Team
The Fall semester of Club Latinitas is coming up. We are seeking volunteers for our
Recruitment Street Team to distribute informational posters and recruit girls for our
after school programs. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post fliers at community
centers, contact us at 219.8554 or email@example.com.
Graphic Design Assistant
Latinitas is looking for someone with graphic design skills who can help generate flyers,
promotional materials and magazine layouts. If you are interested, contact us
at 219.8554 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latinitas is seeking someone with basic video editing skills to review content and pos
t stories on Latinitas Magazine’s YouTube channel. Contact us at 219.8554 or
email@example.com if you can help for as little as 1-2 hours per week.
Back to School Supply Drive
Latinitas is organizing a school supply drive to benefit deserving girls enrolled in our
after-school programs. Donations of binders, notebooks, paper, scissors, paper, markers,
pens, gluesticks, color pencils and other basic school and art supplies are being collected
at the Latinitas headquarters – 1359 Lomaland # 502. If you are interested, contact us
Alliance for Latinitas
Tuesday, August 16th, 6-7pm at Latinitas Office (1359 Lomaland #502)
Monday, September 12th, 6-7pm at the Percolator (217 N. Stanton)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915.219.8554.
After-School Club Mentor
Volunteers are needed to assist with mentoring girls (in grades 4-8th) at Latinitas’
After-School Clubs. These clubs meet weekly at various schools, libraries and housing
centers around town. Volunteers are asked to volunteer one day a week, between
the hours 4:30pm to 6:30pm. If you are interested in helping, or would like more
information please email email@example.com or call 915.219.8554
Teen Leadership Institute Coordinator
Latinitas is recruiting a couple of Teen Leadership Institute Coordinators. These
volunteers would help us lead the five-month leadership institute for high school girls.
They would help recruit members, plan our monthly workshops, attend monthly
meetings, teach girls leadership principals, coordinate guest speakers, organize activities,
mentor participants and guide girls in organizing service projects. If you are interested
in helping or would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or
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