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Volunteers are love in motion

At Mixteca Organization Inc. our volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Volunteers are the lifeblood of many non-profits, and Mixteca relies heavily on the goodwill of individuals who volunteer their time to help deliver our mission to empower the Mexican and Latin-American immigrants of the New York area by providing access to services that enhance immigrants’ quality of life and will allow them to reach sustainable social and economic development.

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Create Positive Change in Your Community

Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Without you, we cannot provide individuals with access to health and education services. Our volunteers make a difference as tutors, instructors, staff special events, help with fundraisers and help with office tasks, among many other vital responsibilities.

Be a Part of Your Community

Mixteca Organization is one of the best ways to feel connected to your community. There are many diverse communities in New York City—the best way to learn about them is to become a part of them. By offering your time, skills and enthusiasm, you will positively impact the lives of your neighbors, as well as your own.

Gain Knowledge and Experience

One of the best ways to learn is through experience. What better way to gain experience than to interact with members of a developing community and help them achieve a sustainable life in New York?

Be a Part of a Great Team

The staff and volunteers at Mixteca Organization are a fun, professional, group of people who are dedicated to our mission and take great pride in our organization.


Volunteer Opportunities:

Are you ready to become an active volunteer at Mixteca Organization, Inc.? Below is a list of ongoing volunteer opportunities that we are constantly looking for support in. If you are interested in supporting in any of the areas listed below, please fill out the form below to be contacted for follow up.

Submit your interest here: http://bit.ly/VolunteerWithMixteca.


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>  Community Health Volunteer: Mixteca provides health screenings and distributes health and general information on Mixteca services at mini health fairs. Attend an orientation/training session to learn how you can support this work and get plugged in. Opportunities to support mini health fairs are usually held in weekdays and/or some weekends during the day. Availability during those times preferred.

>  Administrative Assistant: Get to know the inner workings of nonprofit administration! Working closely with our Executive Director, gain experience in scheduling, drafting correspondence, contributing to grant writing and reporting, preparing materials for organizational learning and stakeholder meetings, conduct research and data entry, and perform other general administrative duties. Strong written communication and problem-solving skills desired. Mornings and early afternoons preferred.

>  Volunteer Receptionist: Become the friendly face welcoming, engaging, and guiding guests both on-site and on the phone. Flexible schedule but preference for morning and/or evening shifts. Fluency in both Spanish and English required.

>  Community Outreach: Help us maintain relationships with partnering organizations/collaborations by representing us in community events through tabling or outreach. Opportunities on a rolling basis.

>  Special Events: Help us plan, set up, and take on roles during special events! Support is sought on a rolling basis. Mostly evenings and weekends.


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>  Education Instructor: Our education instructors are an integral part of our adult education services. We offer basic and intermediate English classes, basic computer literacy in Spanish, and adult primary and secondary education in Spanish that are offered during the Fall and Spring cycles. Support our education services by volunteering as an instructor; you will be provided with an instructor manual and an orientation. Evening and morning hours are available. Background in education preferred.

>  Immigration Advocacy Committee: Join our immigration advocacy volunteer group that focuses on the needs and issues currently being faced by immigrant communities. This group supports with the coordination of Know Your Rights events, outreach, and participation in marches/rallies on immigration-related issues. Group meetings consist of every 2 weeks during evening hours or weekends.

Please note: If you are interested in any of the seasonal volunteer opportunities, continue to fill out the online form so we can add you to the list of folks we can contact when the opportunity opens up.


If you have additional questions about our volunteer program, feel free to email us at volunteers@mixteca.org or call our office (718)965-4795 to schedule a visit with our Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Perez.

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