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Latinitas Summer Camp Assistants

Monday, June 12th to Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Join the Latinitas Team this summer 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 summer, our volunteer opportunities include:

  • Summer Camp Assistants
  • Office Support
  • Community Event Volunteers

College Chica Camp: Latinitas and the Mexican American and Latino/a Studies Department (MALS) at UT-Austin invite all girls ages 11 to 14 for a three day college experience right on the UT campus! Participants will receive an immersive introduction to college life and will take courses relating to identity, cultural awareness and advocacy.

  • Dates: Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14
  • Shifts available: 8:30am – 12:00pm (Morning) & 11:30pm – 4:00pm (Afternoon)
  • Location: MALS Department at UT-Austin, 210 W. 24th Street, Gordon White Building (GWB) 2.102, Austin, TX 78712
  • To participate as a volunteer camp assistant, please fill out the College Chica Volunteer Form*Please note that before volunteering at this camp, you are required to fulfill a volunteer training and complete a background check through UT-Austin. The MALS Department at UT-Austin will follow up with you with further instructions after you have submitted the College Chica Volunteer Form.*
  • Volunteer duties: checking in girls, reviewing schedule & keeping track of time, assist with media and tech activities, classroom management, and support camp participants.

 

Tech Chicos Camp: Welcomes all boys and girls ages 9 to 14 to participated in tech-based activities such as virtual reality, web design, app development, design thinking, and much more.

  • Dates: Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30
  • Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Location: Ruiz Public Library, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin, TX 78741
  • To participate as a volunteer camp assistant, please fill out the Tech Chicos Volunteer Form 
  • Volunteer duties: checking in camp participants, reviewing schedule & keeping track of time, monitor behavior, motivate camp participants & provide feedback during activities, set up equipment.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Community Events Volunteers

Latinitas attends many community events throughout the year. Become a Latinitas representative at these events and connect with communities to share who we are and what we do. To sign up for events, send your name and e-mail address to bris@latinitasmagazine.org and receive monthly updates on upcoming community events.

 

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

Location: 4926 East Cesar Chavez Street, La Mariposa Centro Cultural, Austin, TX 78702