Words Have Power

And every young person has a unique story to tell

Inspire Young Writers

Join our dedicated team of volunteers

Empower students

Amplify their voices and stories

Welcome! Please join us for

Volunteer Orientation, Sept. 14th
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Volunteer Opportunities

Fall 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

We’re always looking for volunteers to join the team for our free writing programs. We work with students in groups and one-on-one to develop their creative and expository writing skills. Austin Bat Cave works with volunteers with a range of classroom experience. Our students benefit from our volunteers’ passionate mentorship and individual feedback. Take a look at our opportunities below and let us know if you have any questions.

Volunteering for a fall program and interested in building new teaching skills? Join us for a Classroom Management Training on Saturday, September 28th from 1pm–2:30pm. RSVP here to let us know you’ll be attending!

Weekly Writing Clubs

Creative Writing with LEAD
When: 3:30–5:00pm, weekday TBD
Where: Del Valle Elementary
Grade level: 3rd-5th

Tabling at Events

Texas Teen Book Festival
When: Saturday, Oct. 12th (times TBD)
Where: Southwestern University, 1001 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626

Halloween-themed Tabling with Waller Creek Conservancy
When: Friday, October 18th, 6pm-9pm
Where: Symphony Square (1111 Red River Street)

Writing Workshops

College Essay Writing
When: Sept 23-24, Oct 7-8, Nov 6-7
Where: Anderson High School
Grade level: 12th

College Essay & Scholarship Essay Writing
When: October 22nd & 29th, 1:20pm–4:30pm
Where: Crockett High School
Grade level: 11th & 12th

Personal Narrative Essay Writing
When: December 7th, time TBD
Where: Manor, Texas, location TBD
Grade level: 8th

Sign up to volunteer for these workshops! We’ll be adding more opportunities throughout August and September. Stay tuned!

Fall 2019 Volunteer Calendar

Volunteers are now able to easily browse through our full slate of programs for the semester. Program schedules and information are now accessible through our public Google Calendar.

As programs are added to our roster, they’ll be updated and added to the calendar. If you have any questions, be sure to contact Heather for more information!

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