Club Latinitas Volunteers


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When

Wed Jan 17, 2018 03:00 PM - Mon May 07, 2018 05:45 PM

Where

4926 E. Cesar Chavez StreetLa Mariposa Centro CulturalAustin, TX 78702

About

Role Type: Volunteer/Intern
Duration of Role: January - May

Time Commitment: 2-4 days per week (3:00pm - 5:45pm) for the Spring 2018 semester

As a Club Latinitas Volunteer, you will work directly with participating girls at Austin Elementary and Middle Schools to provide an enriching media and tech experience. Girls in Club Latinitas learn a variety of skills such as blogging, creative writing, filmmaking, basic coding and web design, 3D printing, virtual reality and more. Clubs meet on a weekly basis for the fall and spring semesters, therefore, it is important for our volunteers to commit to the duration of the program.
We are seeking volunteers interested in technology, media, education, and youth empowerment that will assist our Program Leaders in facilitating lessons and managing groups of 5 - 15 girls.

Duties include

  • Assist Club Leaders with team-building and confidence-boosting activities
  • Guide participants through media and tech activities such as filmmaking, graphic design, blogging, and more
  • Assist Club Leaders with recruitment and club management
  • Mentor girls, encourage a positive team environment, and serve as a role model
  • Document Club Latinitas by taking photos and videos of girls working in teams
  • Attend and support the Latinitas spring conference, Game Chica
  • Participate in bi weekly check-ins with Volunteer Coordinator

Bilingual students are encouraged to apply. Must have 2-4 afternoons available each week.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Photography
  • STEM
  • Journalism
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 days per week (3:00pm - 5:45pm) for the Spring

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