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Austin Voices for Education and Youth

Donate Gift Cards to Families in Crisis

Austin Voices for Education in St. John provides information, support, and referrals to area resources and case management services for families in transition or crisis - with the goal of stable families and successful students. They collect $25 WalMart gift cards to give to families in crisis throughout the year who are being case managed through the FRC. These cards can be used for food, diapers, medicines, houshold necessities or even gas. They need donations of these cards.

Issue
Children/Youth, Education, Family/Community
Opportunity Type
Individual, Group, Family
Region
North, Central, East
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Austin Voices for Education and Youth

St. John Mobile Food Pantry Volunteer

Austin Voices for Education and Youth mobilizes the community to expand opportunities for students and families. Volunteers asked to serve every month on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 8:30am to 11:00am at the Central Texas Food Bank’s St. John Mobile Food Pantry at the For the City Center, located at 500 E. St. John Ave., 78752 (across the street from Webb Early College Prep Academy). Volunteers must be able to lift food boxes and stand for service duration in the outside in Austin weather.

Issue
Family/Community
Opportunity Type
Individual, Group
Region
North, East
Days
Thursday
Austin Voices for Education and Youth

Student Mentor

Austin Voices for Education and Youth mobilizes the community to expand opportunities for students and families. Adults are invited to invest in the life of an elementary or middle school student at Webb Early College Prep Academy (a Kinder-8th grade school) through the Austin Partners in Education mentor program. They are looking for volunteers to mentor students for 30 minutes once a week during the school year to help students improve social and study skills, strengthen their communication skills, and build self-confidence to achieve personal and academic goals. Volunteers must be willing to submit to a background check and participate in an online training.

Issue
Children/Youth, Education
Opportunity Type
Individual
Region
North, East
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Austin Voices for Education and Youth

Webb Family Resource Center Volunteer

Webb family Resource Center provides support, resources, and leadership opportunities that promote well‐being, self-sufficiency among students and their families. Volunteers are requested to serve in the Webb Family Resource Center in a variety of ways: events at Webb Early College by holding teacher appreciation breakfasts, doing computer data entry, helping with the FRC Central Texas Food Bank Food Pantry distribution, straightening the clothing closet on-site and volunteering at school events. Volunteers will need to attend an orientation and complete a background check.

Issue
Children/Youth, Education, Family/Community
Opportunity Type
Individual, Group
Region
North, East
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday