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Help set up and decorate classrooms with AVANCE Austin

Monday, September 8th to Wednesday, September 10th, 2014


Positions0 Remaining
Close Date1 hour before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitAll Ages
Help AVANCE-Austin get ready for the new school year while helping set up and decorate our Parent-Child Education Program classrooms! Volunteers will help our staff move furniture, set up and decorate classrooms at various elementary schools in the Austin area. Carpooling is available.This is a perfect opportunity for those interested in empowering the Austin Latino community through education and child development!

Pick one or more of the following dates:
-Monday, September 8: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Full or half day)
-Tuesday, September 9: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Full or half day)
-Wednesday, September 10: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Full or half day)Please message Daphne or call 512-326-9335 if you are interested.

The classroom set up and decoration is for our core program, the Parent-Child Education Program (PCE), which serves low-income families with children between birth and three years of age. The program provides weekly classes during 9 months with activities that take place at 5 various elementary schools within Austin, Manor, Del Valle ISDs and the St. Johns Community Center in Austin.

For an idea of the space you will help set up and decorate, the parent classrooms include parenting instruction, educational toymaking, ESL, and resource sharing from the community. While parents are participating in class, their children are being cared for in an adjacent class space that offers early learning modules and age-appropriate learning with a focus on play, pre-literacy, and school readiness.
Heavy lifting is required, good communication skills, and willing to make a difference.
PerksA chance to empower the Austin Latino community while gaining hands-on experience, You will learn more about early childhood education and development, as you will work directly with our teaching staff during the project.
Parking DetailsParking will be provided and carpooling is also available.
CausesArts & Culture Children & Youth Community Education Poverty & Basic Needs Women
2 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 3 Hours

Location: Meet at AVANCE Austin's office, located at 4818 E. Ben White, Suite 205, 4818 E. Ben White Blvd., Suite 205, Austin, TX 78741

Shifts (2)

Morning shiftMon, Sep 08, 8:30AMWed, Sep 10, 12:00PMSign up for one or more of the following days:
Monday, September 8: 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Tuesday, September 9: 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Wednesday, September 10: 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Afternoon shiftMon, Sep 08, 1:00PMWed, Sep 10, 5:00PMSign up for one or more of the following days:
Monday, September 8: 1:00 - 5 PM
Tuesday, September 9: 1:00 - 5 PM
Wednesday, September 1:00 - 5 PM