August 2012 Volunteer Bulletin El Paso

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LATINITAS SPECIAL EVENTS

Viva La Voz CAMP Chicas Advancing in Media Project
Saturday, August 4 and August 18 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location:  Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland).Latinitas invites teen girls (ages 13-18) to participate in writing & multimedia workshops. Girls will be writing magazine stories and producing 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 workshop, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation
Thursday, August 7 and Tuesday, August 21, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Location: Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland #502).Latinitas will be providing a volunteer orientation to any potential 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 bring all your friends over to become part of Latinitas. To apply to volunteer fill out a volunteer applicationhere. If you are interesting in attending, please email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call  915.282.5639

Creative Expression Saturday Camps & After-School Clubs
Saturday, August 11, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Judge Marquez Library Branch (610 N. Yarbrough). Volunteers are need for girls (in grades 4-8th) with hands-on media arts activities in our Saturday Camps and After-School Clubs. Our Saturday camps occur monthly, so on-going mentoring is gladly accepted as well.  The After-School Clubs typically take place from 4:30-6:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at various community center around town.  If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call 915.282.5639

Back to School Fashion Show
August 17th at 6:00pm at Klothes Lime Boutique (1803 Montana Ave).
Join us as we kick off the Back-to-School season with a fashion show highlighting fashions from Klothes Lime Boutique. Latinitas youth members will strut the runway showing off the latest fall fashion trends. The event is open to the public. Donations of school supplies will be accepted at the door to benefit Latinitas members.Volunteers are needed to help with organizing the fashion show by recruiting assistance with hair and make-up as well as helping with event promotion and aiding at the event

LATINITAS COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS
 
YISD Back to School Rally
Saturday, August 18, 2012 , 8:00 am-12:30 pm at YISD Central Office (9600 Sims Drive El Paso, TX 79925).Ysleta Independent School District are celebrating the new school year by hosting a “Back to School” rally for students and their parents. Latinitas will host an information booth at this event and volunteers are needed to help represent Latinitas by giving out information about our organization in order to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554

Business After Hours
August 23, 2012, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Cohen Stadium (9700 Gateway North Blvd El Paso, TX 79924).Business After Hours events are the area’s premier networking opportunities, offering guests the chance to meet people representing products and services in a relaxed, social setting.Volunteers are needed to help run a Latinitas information table, distribute our literature, and inform participants about us. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554

La Feria de la Familia
Sunday, September 9, 2012 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 family atmosphere, lively and completely free to the public. Latinitas will host an information booth at this event and volunteers are needed to help informing about our organization and to promote Latinitas’ mission and to distribute Latinitas literature. If you are interested in helping, please email latinitasrossie@yahoo.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554

LATINITAS ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES
 
 Become a Latinitas Intern!
Back to School Supply Drive
Latinitas is organizing a school supply drive to benefit our after-school programs. Donations of binders, notebooks, paper, scissors, paper, markers, pens, glue sticks, color pencils and other basic art supplies are being collected at the Latinitas headquarters – 1359 Lomaland # 502.We are also collecting donations of gently used media and technology equipment (digital cameras, printer). Volunteers are needed to assist in obtaining donations of supplies.

Chicas Advancing in Media Project Coordinator

Latinitas is seeking a Chicas Advancing in Media Project (CAMP) Coordinator.  The volunteer would help us lead bi-weekly CAMP workshops for high school girls.  They would help recruit members, plan and attend bi-weekly meetings,, mentor the teen participants, guide girls in creating media projects, organize activities and field trips, serve as or find guest speakers with media experience, expose girls to events/landmarks across the city and encourage girls to write and complete multimedia projects to be published for the Latinitas magazine.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


Editorial Team seeks Writers
Latinitaswants you to become part of our editorial team. We are looking for  writers, editors, photographers and multimedia journalists who would  like to add content to our girl empowering magazine. Volunteers will be able to pitch story ideas, work on their articles,  and help copy edit content before publication. 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

 
Recruitment Street Team

The Fall semester of Club Latinitas will be approaching next year. We are seeking volunteers for our Recruitment Street Team to distribute informational posters and recruit girls for our after school programs and upcoming summer camps. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post fliers at community centers, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

 Office Help
Latinitas is now looking for high school and college students who are interested in becoming a part of our Fall 2012 Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting editorial, marketing & public relations, fundraising, video, 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, please submit your resume to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.


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. Our clubs focus on encouraging girls to build confidence through creative multimedia expression. Girls in 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.  If you are interested, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

 CONTACT US:  
 Rossie Lopez 
(915) 219.8554
latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com  
latinitasrossie@yahoo.com
1359 Lomaland # 502
El Paso, TX 79935
http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org
http:/LatinitasElPasoChicas.blogspot.com

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