Latinitas Austin 2017 Volunteer Opportunities

 

Join the Latinitas Team this fall and gain a rewarding volunteer experience! We have opportunities for students, professionals and anyone interested in working with children, supporting our office or connecting with the community we work with.

This fall, our volunteer opportunities include:

  • After-school Club Assistants
  • Community Event Volunteers
  • Office Support

 

After-School Club Assistants

Blazier1Help facilitate media and tech lessons that focus on digital media publishing, production, cultural literacy, design, and more to elementary and middle school girls. We are seeking college students who can commit 3 – 5 afternoons for our after-school clubs throughout the fall semester (September – December). Click here to learn more about this volunteer position, duties, and requirements.    

 

 

 

Community Events Volunteers

Screen Shot 2017-07-28 at 4.26.17 PMLatinitas is a part of many events throughout the year to share our programs with the community. Become a Latinitas representative at these events and connect with families, students, or professionals to share who we are, and what we do. Duties include managing an information table (this includes setting-up and taking-down), handing out flyers and brochures, and overseeing e-newsletter sign up sheets.

 

 

 

 

To sign up as a volunteer for community events, visit the Latinitas Austin SignUpGenius account and select the events you’d like to be a part of.

  • Tuesday, October 31st: Montopolis Halloween Carnival
    • Location – Montopolis Rec Center, 1200 Montopolis Drive
    • Time – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    • Arrival Time – 5:30pm
    • Volunteers needed: 2 
  • Saturday, November 4th: We Are Girls Conference
    • Location – Anderson High School, 8402 Mesa Drive
    • Time – 9:00am to 3:00pm
    • Morning Volunteer Shift – 8:30am to 12:00pm
    • Afternoon Volunteer Shift – 11:30am to 3:00pm
    • Volunteers can sign up for both shifts

 

Office Support

We are seeking office volunteers this summer to help us organize our supply room, print flyers and distribute to local businesses, and update our contact data base. The schedule a date and time to visit our office, e-mail Briseida Diaz at bris@latinitasmagazine.org.

 

For questions or comments about our volunteer opportunities, contact Briseida Diaz at bris@latintiasmagazine.org.


 

Summer Camp Volunteer Assistants

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Latinitas Austin Summer Camps: Latinitas provides 4 weeks of summer camps for all girls ages 9 to 14 interested in exploring how media and tech can be used for self-expression and storytelling.

  • Dates:
  • Shifts available: 8:30am – 12:00pm (Morning) & 11:30am – 4:00pm (Afternoon)
  • Location: 4926 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702
  • To participate as a volunteer camp assistant to any or all of our summer camps in July, please fill out the Latinitas Summer Camp Volunteer Form.
  • Volunteer duties: set up camp space, checking in girls, help camp leader distribute supplies and equipment, monitor behavior, support camp participants during activities, provide feedback and motivation throughout lessons, assist camp leader with behavior management.

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