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Get Involved - Volunteer

VSA Texas offers a number of fun and engaging volunteer opportunities. Whether you want to learn about working with people with disabilities, or simply like participating in art activities, we can help you find a volunteer position right for you.

It’s My Story

Classes for young adults with disabilities ages 16-22. Learn how to tell their story through digital media!

Held at VSA Texas Room 101, 3710 Cedar St, Austin, TX 78705

May 13, 20, 27
VSA TX Storytelling through Stop Motion Animation

June 19-22
VSA TX Your 15 Minutes of Fame

June 26-29
VSA TX My Digital Life

2-3 volunteers needed for each class. Volunteers will assist the students as they learn digital storytelling programs, providing one to one support and other duties are required. Must be 18 or older. Experience working with people with disabilities recommended but not required.

Call 512-454-9912 or email Lynn Johnson for more information.

VSA Texas NEEDS VOLUNTEERS for arts-based interactive project For Peer to Peer Summit

June 16 & 17, 2017

Embassy Suites, Spa & Conference Center
1001 McCarty Lane
San Marcos, Texas 78666

VSA Texas is working with Texas Parent 2 Parent to produce the 2017 Peer to Peer Summit for youth with disabilities ages 13-22. We are filling these two days with fun activities in dance, theatre, videos and art. Looking for folks with good social skills and willing to have fun with our participants. Shifts are flexible according to your needs. We need 10 volunteers per shift. If you would like to participate as a group, that would be great. Must be 18 + age.

If interested please email Lynn Johnson or call 512-454-9912. Click here to learn more about this conference.

Shifts:
FRIDAY: June 16: 7:30am – 10:30am
FRIDAY: June 16: 10:30am – 1:30pm
FRIDAY: June 16: 1:30pm – 5:00pm
SATURDAY: June 17: 7:30am – 10:30am
SATURDAY: June 17: 10:30am – 1:30pm
SATURDAY: June 17: 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Call for Volunteers for VSA Intersections & Lead Conference
(The Leadership in Exchange in Arts and Disabilities Conference)
August 6-19, 2017, Austin, TX

VSA Texas and the Long Center is co-sponsoring this Conference by the Kennedy Center, here in Austin. This conference will take place at the JW Marriott, Carver Library and the Long Center. I have many shifts to fill during this conference and you will have access to the sessions. Attached you will find two documents with the time, shift and location also a Volunteer Description of duties.

Please go over these and if you have any questions, please call 512-454-9912 or contact Lynn Johnson..

I am registering volunteers immediately as we have lots of shifts to fill! Volunteer Shifts and LEAD Volunteer Description

We are looking for people who are:

A mandatory training is required (TBA)

Parking at JW Marriott will be provided. Other locations have free parking.

Click here to learn more about LEAD.

Click here to learn more about VSA INTERSECTIONS.

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