Committee Opportunities

Event Committees:

Amplify Austin

Amplify Austin is an annual 24-hour period of community-wide giving that provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together and help hundreds of nonprofits that are meeting critical needs.

Join The Arc of the Capital Area’s Marketing & Development team in this dynamic effort to stand apart from the 600+ nonprofits in this fundraising race.

Committee duties include: Setting up a personal fundraising page on behalf of The Arc of the Capital Area; inviting friends, family, and colleagues to join you in setting up a personal page and making a donation of any amount; coordinating pre-Amplify events with local businesses to promote our mission; and more.

Commitment period:  January—beginning of March.  Two to three meetings.


Swinging Fore The Arc with Ed Clements Golf Tournament

Lend your event planning, marketing, or coordination skills to The Arc’s Marketing & Development team to make the tournament a success.

Committee duties include: Securing raffle items; seeking event sponsors; preparing goody bags; promoting the event; and inviting teams to attend.

Commitment Period:  January—May.  Monthly meetings January—April, after which bi-monthly meetings may be called.

The Arc’s Art Celebration & Auction

The Arc’s Art Celebration & Auction is The Arc of the Capital Area’s signature event and biggest benefit of the year. The gala features over 100 original art pieces, more than 50 percent of which is created by artists at the Art & Education Program; the remainder is generously donated from renowned Austin area artists. In addition to unique art, the silent auction is supported by many local business packages. The evening features an exciting live auction—with exclusive trips and sought-after items—and a sit-down dinner.

Lend your event planning or marketing skills to The Arc of the Capital Area’s Development & Marketing team to help make the gala a success.

Committee duties include: Secure live and silent auction items; seek event sponsors; and prepare auction materials.

Commitment period: Monthly meetings June-September.


Other Committees:

Board of Directors

As a Director, you and your fellow Board Members are responsible for setting strategic direction, safeguarding financial health, and maintaining the organization’s commitment to its mission. This involves ensuring that the non-profit’s assets are used appropriately and that it remains accountable to its donors, beneficiaries, and the general public, staying informed of the non-profit’s legal obligations, and proposing, approving, and regularly reviewing the organization’s policies and guidelines that govern how it operates.


The Finance Committee

Committee duties include: Assist the treasurer and CFO; over see the budget; supervise the selection of auditor and preparation of the annual audit.

Commitment period: 6—12 months of the calendar year.


The Fund Development Committee

Committee duties include: Set the fundraising direction for the agency; recommending and evaluating events; monitor donor recognition; oversee the Development Plan; develop an annual marketing plan and monitor all PR activities, print opportunities, and marketing materials.

Commitment period: 6—12 months of the calendar year.


The Program Services Committee

Committee duties include: Evaluate all services; recommend funding and staffing changes to the Board; and assist with funding acquisition.

Commitment period: 6—12 months of the calendar year.


The Building Campaign Committee

Committee duties include: Implementation of the campaign to purchase the building at 4902 Grover Ave. This committee will recruit new donors for the campaign and track annual contributions as well as work with the Texas Cowboys Alumni Association.

Commitment period: 6—12 months of the calendar year.