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ORGANIZATION: Young Women's Leadership Academy

The Ysleta Young Women's Leadership Academy is the only FREE, all girl, college preparatory public school in West Texas. YWLA opened in the 2016-2017 school year with 125 6th grade girls and 98 7th grade girls adding a new 6th-grade cohort and every year after. When at capacity, we will have grades 6-12 (middle school and high school). Our young women are exceeding academic expectations and proving all students, regardless of their background or socio-economic status, can excel if given the right opportunity. Our school has a foundation of STEAM curriculum with a focus on our core values: Responsible Leadership, College and Career Readiness, and Wellness Life Skills.

This volunteer intern will play a key role in helping support our college prep, leadership and girl empowerment programs by fulling the following duties...

Volunteer Intern Role:

  • Assist in fundraising and event organizing.
  • Assist with developing content for social media, email newsletters and website
  • Aid in designing promotional materials.
  • Be active in community relations and outreach events.
  • Raise awareness of the organization by distributing brochures and flyers
  • Attend events and meetings as needed and report the proceedings.
  • Spread the word with community members.
  • Answer phone calls and provide good customer service.
  • Draft letters and memos as well as grant writing
  • Assist with planning fundraising events.
  • If bilingual help translating written and verbal communications and documents.
  • Help in office management and record keeping.
  • Help with event logistics for girl empowerment events.
  • Recruit community partners and volunteers.
  • Take photos at special events.

Requirements:

  • A passion for our mission!
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and in good standing.
  • Must be comfortable with Zoom and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in a team environment but also work strong independently.
  • Ability to be organized and detailed to balance several projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Skills preferred: Bilingual, social media, writing, creative thinking, critical analysis , curiosity, making connections

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About Young Women's Leadership Academy

Location:

8040 Yermoland, El Paso, TX 79907, US

Mission Statement

The Ysleta Young Women’s Leadership Academy is a member of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN), a nonprofit organization that partners with public school districts to operate the largest network of all-girls, public, college-preparatory schools in the nation. All YWPN schools feature a STEM-focused curriculum. The core values are college readiness, leadership and wellness life skills. More information about YWPN can be found at http://youngwomensprep.org/. Our mission is to support single-gender, college-preparatory, public education in Texas and beyond, giving young women the academic and leadership skills to achieve success in college and in life.

Description


The Ysleta Young Women's Leadership Academy is the only FREE, all girl, college preparatory public school in West Texas. YWLA opened in the 2016-2017 school year with 125 6th grade girls and 98 7th grade girls adding a new 6th-grade cohort every year after. When at capacity, we will have grades 6-12 (middle school and high school).

Our young women are exceeding academic expectations and proving all students, regardless of their background or socio-economic status, can excel if given the right opportunity. Our school has a foundation of STEAM curriculum with a focus on our core values: Responsible Leadership, College and Career Readiness, and Wellness Life Skills.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Women
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8040 YermolandEl Paso, TX 79907

(31.73423,-106.33865)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Administrative Support
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week; flexible schedule

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