2024 Volunteer Opportunity: The ARC of Central Texas

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Impact Opportunity

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.

This is one of the oldest continuously–operating non-profits in Austin. Since 1949, we have empowered adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We serve over 1,000 individuals each year across 17 counties. Intellectual and developmental disabilities or I/DD is an umbrella term that includes more than 100 different diagnoses, including Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and Autism.

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Image courtesy of The ARC of the Capital Area.

The Arc of the Capital Area needs volunteers to help in several areas. The minimum age to volunteer is 14. You can apply to work on a single event or more long-term opportunities.

Programs/Areas of Need:

  • Art & Education Program Assistant
  • Educational Workshops in the Art & Education Program
  • Quarterly Events and Seasonal Fundraising Events (training provided)
  • Board of Directors
  • Multiple Committees (e.g. Amplify Austin, Golf Tournament, ARC’s Celebration & Auction, Leadership Committees, etc.)
  • Ambassador Council
  • *Note that this organization has a volunteer application process.

Click HERE for more details and to sign up to volunteer!

The organization also has several internship opportunities (unpaid) for anyone looking to build their resume and gain experience working in the nonprofit sector and social services.
Spring Internship: January-May
Summer Internship: May-August
Fall Internship: August-December

The Arc of the Capital Area (near 290/IH35)
1106 Clayton Lane #215E
Austin, Texas 78723


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