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Volunteer – Advocacy Agencies

For more information about these organizations, please contact our office at575-646-3200 or email volunteer@nmsu.edu.


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La Casa INC.

La Casa, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services, including shelter, in order to diminish domestic violence and abuse in all forms. Our services are available to ALL individuals, regardless of race, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

OUR VISION
We envision a community knowledgeable about domestic violence and abuse and fully engaged and committed to its eradication.

OUR CREED
We believe domestic violence and abuse can be overcome. We believe that dignity, social justice, safety, freedom from abuse and the pursuit of happiness are basic human rights for all, rights that can only be realized with the active engagement of the entire community. In all our endeavors we affirm these rights without regard to race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other differentiating factors. We actively oppose all forms of violence and abuse including physical, psychological, emotional, verbal, sexual and economic. 800 S. Walnut Street.

Volunteers are always needed 24/7.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas: 

Coordination of children’s activities
Child care during adult support groups
Answering the 24 hour crisis line
yard work and maintenance
General office assistance and special projects

Contact Person: Sara Armijo
Telephone: 575-526-2819
Email: sarmijo@lacasainc.org
Website: lacasainc.org

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ONE Campus

ONE (www.one.org)–a non-profit, grassroots advocacy organization with over 7 million members across the globe working to eradicate extreme poverty and preventable disease particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa is looking for student leaders and members at New Mexico State University for ONE Campus.

The ONE Campus program gives students the unique opportunity to develop the expertise and leadership skills necessary to become savvy, influential advocates. Once a student becomes a Campus Leader, he/she works to establish ONE as an officially recognized student organization on campus. ONE student chapters educate their campus on issues like education, transparency, preventable disease, nutrition, and women’s empowerment, execute creative campaigns, and advocate to and meet with our nation’s Members of Congress about extreme poverty and preventable disease. We never ask for money, only your voice! We are also looking for students who would like to be members or officers as well!

Benefits:

Benefits of being a Campus Leader/ONE Member:
• Join a select group of student leaders across the country committed to the fight against extreme poverty
• Learn about different careers in international affairs and political advocacy
• Ongoing mentoring from a dedicated ONE Campus Manager
• Paid internships in Washington, DC
• Campaigning materials including shirts, bracelets, tablecloths, tents, gear etc.
• Opportunity to attend the ONE Power Summit in Washington, DC for advocacy training, influential guest speakers, and meeting with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill
• Opportunity to attend and participate in local ONE Campus trainings and other conferences
• Opportunity to be featured on the ONE Campus blog, in interviews, and local media
• Training in leadership development, political advocacy, and grassroots organizing

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aievcgb6-Xo
Campus Video: https://vimeo.com/182316792
Join Now: https://campus.one.org

Commitment: 4-6 hours a week for the academic school year