Volunteer

We have a variety of elementary, middle and high school campuses to choose from across the Dallas region. There are several opportunities to support students, including reading to a child, tutoring, test prep, goal setting, facilitating groups, one-on-one lunch buddies (activities), guest speakers and career days. We provide training and coaching to help you positively interact and support the growth of our youth.

Communities In Schools is in the process of redesigning our volunteer management system. If you have any questions, please contact Director of Community Engagement Miguel Benitez by emailing miguelb@cisdallas.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

Campus Volunteers

CIS campus volunteers work with students in tutoring, mentoring, assisting with small groups. Daily or weekly opportunities are available during school hours and during the school year. Volunteer opportunities are available at nearly all of partner schools located throughout Dallas, Collin, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, and Rains counties. All school volunteers are required to submit their information for a Criminal Background Check (CBC).

Events and Projects

Communities In Schools has several annual events or projects that require volunteers. These include community outreach events, the annual Golf Tournament, and our holiday drive. Duties for these events may include greeting, assisting with registration, set up, and clean up after an event. Projects duties may include organizing, sorting, registration, decoration, and labeling.

One-Time Volunteers

CIS staff members are involved in additional activities throughout the year which may include working with larger groups (i.e. corporations, small businesses, etc.) to conduct career fairs, field days, holiday parties, field trips, job shadowing, large groups, service learning projects, career panels, and college visits for students.

For more information, email Miguel Benitez at miguelb@cisdallas.org