Latinitas Austin 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

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Join the Latinitas Team this spring 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 1 – 3 afternoons for our after-school clubs throughout the spring semester (February – May).

 

Club Latinitas Volunteers will help facilitate media and tech lessons and assist with the following:

  • Assist with recruitment and club management
  • Encourages positive team environment and serves as a role model
  • Reports twice monthly with Latinitas volunteer coordinator
  • Document Club Latinitas by taking photographs and videos of girls working in groups
  • Assists with communication with school officials on Latinitas program updates
  • Assist leader with team-building and confidence-boosting activities

Volunteer Requirements
Ideal volunteers will possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. Prior experience working with youth is preferred. Volunteers should be enthusiastic, organized, resourceful, and creative. Bilingual volunteers are encouraged to sign up. Training will be given as necessary.

To apply send your resume and availability to Briseida Diaz at bris@latinitasmagazine.org

 

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.

  • Saturday, December 9th: Cherrywood Art Fair
    • Location – Maplewood Elementary, E. 38th 1/2 Street & Maplewood Ave.
    • Time – 9:00am to 3:00pm
    • Morning Volunteer Shift – 9:30am to 1:00pm
    • Afternoon Volunteer Shift – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    • 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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