The Arc of the Capital Area

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • 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

Volunteer Requirements

  • 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:

The Arc of the Capital Area’s Locations

Volunteer Opportunities by Interest

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