2015 San Elizario Genealogy & Historical Society

Summer Applications are due before Friday, August 3, 2018
Mandatory training date is Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 10 am - 2 pm.
(Must have completed one year of high school)

The San Elizario Genealogy & Historical Society a 501 non-profit organization is housed in Los Portales Museum Building, right next to the San Elizario Presidio Church.

As a youth volunteer you will help visitors with basic information and directions, assist guests in their museum experience. This is a great way to meet students from other schools and gain important experience interacting with adults and children.

The Youth Volunteer program is designed to give high school students the opportunity to become actively involved in their community by providing valuable volunteer hours. Students from city, county, private school or home school students who have successfully completed one year of high school are eligible for the program. Youth Volunteers are responsible for attending a mandatory training class on Saturday, August 10, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm. After successfully completing the course and passing the exam, the students become members of the Education team, and will be responsible for a 4 hour shift twice a month.

Application Process:

Fifteen students will be chosen to participate in the high school volunteer program for the Portales Museum, Veterans Memorial Museum
and the Old County Jail Museum in the San Elizario Historic District
Applications are due no later than Friday, August 3 at 2:00 PM (no exceptions) and notification letters will be mailed the week of August 6th.
Applicants must be high school students between the ages of 15-17 years old who have completed at least one year of high school and be able
to volunteer for ONE calendar year.
One mandatory training class will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2 PM.
Applications must be filled out by the student!

If you are interested in becoming a high school youth volunteer please download and complete the
High School Youth Packet. (doc 71kb)
You can also pickup a packet at the Los Portales Museum, 1521 San Elizario Road, San Elizario, Texas


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