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Child Disability Prevention Outreach Volunteer - From Home in Austin Area

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Office of Disability Prevention for Children - HHSC

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
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Volunteer from your home - The Office of Disability Prevention for Children (ODPC) is seeking volunteers living in the Austin area to assist program staff with our educational prevention mailout to pediatricians, physicians, medical facilities, schools, parents, families, and other community stakeholders. All can be done virtually from your home. Individuals and community groups are welcome! This volunteer opportunity is designed to fit your schedule.

Although we do not provide direct services to children and families, we do coordinate education and community collaboration efforts in Texas aimed at the prevention of intellectual and developmental disabilities in children.

PreventChildDisability.org


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About Office of Disability Prevention for Children - HHSC

Location:

701 W 51st St, Austin, TX 78751, US

Mission Statement

The Office of Disability Prevention for Children works to promote respect, foster understanding, and highlight the importance of prevention and early intervention initiatives in the lives of Texas children and families.

Description

Although we do not provide direct services to children and families, our goal is to prevent disability before it happens and minimize any negative consequences through:

- Education and public awareness
- Promotion of sound public policy
- Working with state and local agencies, community groups, and various other stakeholders
- Developing long-term plans to monitor and reduce the incidence and severity of developmental disabilities
- Evaluating state efforts to prevent developmental disabilities

Areas of Focus

The ODPC works to prevent intellectual and developmental disabilities in children ages 0 to 12.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

701 W. 51st StreetAustin, TX 78751

(30.31628,-97.7302)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers help out a few hours a week or every two weeks. This is an ongoing opportunity.
  • Texas Health & Human Services volunteers are required to complete an application, as well as a 1-hour online agency orientation regarding the program’s history, focus areas, and functions.

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