About The Arc
“The Arc of the Capital Area, a nonprofit organization, is committed to empowering Central Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through compassionate case management and innovative programs.“https://www.arcaustin.org/
- Art Education Assistant: Assist the art classroom instructors in projects and creating a safe and inclusive educational environment for students.
- Adult Education Assistant: Assist the classroom instructor in other subject areas.
- Mentors: Get paired with an individual student to help them grow. This may be in the Art studio or teaching life skills like gardening, career education, or health and wellness.
- Monthly Bowling Club: Assist with clients who are mobility-impaired at this monthly event.
- Monthly Activity Night: Assist case managers and clients in activities in dog therapy at this monthly event.
- Special Events: Includes quarterly student art shows as well as fundraising events.
- Educational Workshops: Help students learn new hobbies, skills, and business experience.
- Volunteer Ambassador: Spread the word about The Arc.
- Serve on the Board of Directors
- Serve on the Ambassador Council
- Youth from 14–18 years old may only volunteer with their guardian present.
- Submit a volunteer application, and consent to a background check.
- Sign up for an in-person orientation.
- If you work in the classroom or as a mentor, you must commit to attending weekly for at least a four-month period.
To apply to be a volunteer, go to The Arc’s Volunteer page.
Or visit their homepage: https://www.arcaustin.org/
The Arc of the Capital Area’s Locations
Volunteer Opportunities by Interest
- Affordable Housing
- Arts & Culture
- Children & Youth
- Emergency & Disaster Relief
- Faith-Based Outreach
- Foster Care
- Homeless Populations
- International Aid
- Low-Income Neighbors
- Mental Health
- Neighbors with Disabilities
- Other Opportunities
- Sports & Fitness