January 2012 Volunteer Bulletin El Paso

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JANUARY 2012  

Happy New Year! Please look over our Volunteer Bulletin for this upcoming

month and let us know when and where you are available to help. Thank you

so much for your continued support!

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

Alliance for Latinitas

Tuesday, January  17, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Location: Latinitas Headquarters

(1359 Lomaland).  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: mentoring, sponsorship,

event planning, membership, marketing, public relations, community affairs and volunteer

recruitment. For more information, contact us at latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and

leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Girl Empowerment Team Training

Saturday, January 14 10:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m., and Friday January 27 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

at Latinitas Headquarters (1359 Lomaland). 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

latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call 915.219.8554.

Viva La Voz CAMP Chicas Advancing in Media Project

Saturday, January 21, 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Latinitas Headquarters

(1359 Lomaland). Latinitas invites teen girls (ages 14-18) to participate in writing

& multimedia workshops.They will be writing journalistic type 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 latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a message

915.219.8554.

Magazine Intern for a Day

Monday, January 16, 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. Location: Latinitas Headquarters

(1359 Lomaland). Latinitas will be hosting “Magazine Intern for a Day” to all girls

interested in writing for Latinitas magazine. Girls will learn how to develop stories,

edit content and produce media projects that will be published into the magazine.

The event will be hosted on the commemorative holiday of  Martin Luther King Day.

Volunteers are needed to promote the event, recruit teen girls and mentor and guide

girls during the event. If you are interested in helping or would like more information,

please email latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Teen Leadership Institute Kick off

Saturday, January 28 , 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Location: Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista

Branch Library (1300 Hawkins). Latinas is kicking off the new year with the Teen

Leadership Institute where local teens girls interested in learning more about

leadership and volunteerism are encouraged to apply. Volunteers are needed to help

with planning the leadership workshops, promoting this opportunity

among teen girls, arranging guest speakers to speak at the kick off conference and

acquiring donations such money, door prizes, supplies or food. Volunteers are also

needed the day of the event to help with set up, run through and break down.

We are also seeking Latina leaders to serve as guest speakers for our upcoming

monthly workshops. If you are interested in helping or would like more information,

please email latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave  a message at

915.219.8554.

Latinitas Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, January 10 and January 17, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Latinitas Headquarters

(1359 Lomaland Suite 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 fillm out a volunteer application. If you are interesting in helping or attending,

please email latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Saturday Camps

Saturday, January 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Judge Marquez Library Branch
(610 N. Yarbrough). January 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Richard Burges Library
(9600 Dyer). 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
(Eastside) & 3rd (Northeast) ) Saturday of every month, so on-going mentoring is
gladly accepted as well. If you are interested in helping, please email
latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

SISD Mother-Daughter Conference

Saturday, January 28, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at El Dorado High School (12401 Edgemere).
SISD is hosting its second annual Mother Daughter Conference where participants can
attend sessions dealing with college readiness, law enforcement, goal setting, etc.
Latinitas is invited to be an exhibitor during the conference and volunteers are needed
to attend the conference and represent and inform participants about Latinitas  If you
are interested in helping, please email latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a
message at 915.219.8554 .
ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES Teen Leadership Institute Planning Committee  

Latinitas is looking volunteers interested in helping us plan for our next Teen Leadership

Institute where local teen girls interested in learning more about leadership and

volunteerism are encouraged to apply. Volunteers are needed to help with planning the

leadership workshops, promoting this opportunity among teen girls, arranging guest

speakers to speak at the kick off conference and acquiring donations such money,

door prizes, supplies or food. We are also seekingLatina leaders to serve as guest speakers

for our upcoming biweekly workshops.If you are interested in helping or would like more

information, please email latinitas.sonia@gmail.com

or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Editorial Team seeks Writers

Latinitas wants you to become part of our editorial team. We are looking for writers,

editors, photographers and multimedia journalists that would like to add content

to our girl empowering magazine. We have weekly editorial meetings on Thursdays

from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. At the meetings, 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

latinitas.sonia@gmail.com or call and leave a message at 915.219.8554.

Become a Latinitas Intern!

Latinitas is now looking for high school and college students who are interested in

becoming a part of our Spring Intern team! Latinitas offers exciting editorial, marketing

& public relations, fundraising, graphic design, event planning and multimedia internships.

We also offer Educational Outreach and Club Leader 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 latinitas.sonia@yahoo.com and  fill out our internship application here.


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. Club leader internships are  available. Interns

commit to 10 hours per week which includes 2 clubs (4 hours) per week after school

between 3:00-6:00pm. Club Leader volunteers commit 2 hours per week after school

between 3:00-6:00pm for at least 6 weeks, 4 months or 2 hours per month on Saturdays.

If you are interested, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitas.sonia@gmail.com.

Recruitment Street Team

The Spring 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. If you can commit 2 hours to help us post

fliers at community centers, contact  us at 219.8554 or latinitas.sonia@gmail.com.

Office Help

Latinitas is looking for office help to type and transfer stories and files into our newly

launched website. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at 915.219.8554

or latinitas.sonia@gmail.com

Art 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 art supplies are being

collected at the Latinitas headquarters -1359 Lomaland # 502. If you are interested,

contact us at 219.8554 or   latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

 

 

CONTACT US: 

Sonia Rangel

(915) 219.8554

latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

latinitas.sonia@gmail.com
1359 Lomaland # 502
El Paso, TX 79935
http://www.LatinitasMagazine.org
http:/LatinitasElPasoChicas.blogspot.com

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