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Communication & Events Committee

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


Volunteer Committee 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 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


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…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near El Paso, TX
Associated Location
El Paso, TX, USA

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For more information, contact arascon@ywprep.org

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