Now that January if officially over…how are you doing with your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions? Well if one of your resolutions was to give back to your community, Con Mi MADRE has plenty of options for you to donate your time and talent to the mission we serve.
According to an article in Thrillist Austin, Con Mi MADRE is a great organization to encourage, inspire, and educate young women and of course, we couldn’t agree more!
But don’t take our word for it! See what our 2018 spring volunteer, Maria, had to say about her experience volunteering with Con Mi MADRE.
“I became interested in volunteering with Con Mi MADRE when I saw the work the organization had done to promote higher education in the Latina community.
I appreciated the approach taken to involve families in the process and starting early in the girls’ life (I personally believe this is the best way to do it).
I came in wanting to learn more about how non-profit organizations work and I took away a well-rounded idea of the detail that goes into having a successful organization.
I found that CMM was also a great way for me to give back to my community because I was able to see the contribution of my work.
Additionally, I saw how everyone who I worked with was genuinely interested in making a difference for the girls and their families.
Giving back to the community is important to me, because it’s my way of showing gratitude for what I have, and I’m a believer in progressing as a community along with personal achievement.”
Maria did such an excellent job helping the organization with office tasks, making phone calls to our families, and working in our Operations Department. Thanks to Maria and many others like her, Con Mi MADRE is able to serve it’s over 900 mother-daughter teams in the Central Texas area at no cost to the participants.
If you’re interested in making an impact and accomplishing those New Year’s goals check out the opportunities we have for our volunteers below!
- March 9, 2019 | Career Exhibitor
We’re looking for professionals to donate their time and expertise to speak with young Latinas over their career paths. Click here to learn more
- April 13 | Empowerment through the Arts Conference Presenter
Our Empowerment Conference will focus on empowerment through the arts. If you’re a poet, writer, dancer, photographer, painter, etc. and would like to host an interactive session for our mother-daughter teams, reach out to our Program Coordinators leading this event: Lorena Sierra (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jessenia Balderas (email@example.com) or click here to register!
- Corazón Awards Committee Member
Are you interested in serving on the committee for our annual Corazón Awards? This year marks the 10th Corazón Awards and will take place on May 21, 2019. Share your time in turning this fundraising event into the most memorable one yet! Email Development Associate, Heaven Guerrero (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more info.
- Conference Volunteer
Keeping up with so many families is quite a task, so we are always looking for a few extra helping hands with check-in, setup, and supervision. This is a great way to get to know many of our families and other volunteers! Email Program Director, Priscella Maldonado-Moezzi (email@example.com) for more information.
- Con Mi Hermana | August 2019 Deadline
As a Con Mi Hermana mentor, you will be paired up with one of our current junior or senior students to guide them through the college application process. Advisors help the girls make decisions about college, fill out the college application, and financial aid applications.
Questions regarding these opportunities or any general inquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.