Get Involved

Volunteer and be a part of the “Community” in schools to help kids stay in school

Now placing volunteers with virtual reading, virtual mentoring and school projects for 2020.


Catherine Niebauer, Director of Development & Community Relations / 336-525-6485


Becoming a CIS Volunteer is as easy as 1-2-3.

The FIRST STEP is registering with Guilford County Schools for a free background check at if you have a DMV# and Social Security#, if not we can discuss a supervised volunteer role. 


SECOND STEP is to complete the CIS online google volunteer registration and select a volunteer role. 

Virtual Guest Reader = Classroom Helper

Virtual Mentoring Moment = Mentor

School Beautification Projects = CIS Friend 


THIRD STEP is to speak with Catherine Niebauer to discuss final placement with a school!


Volunteer Opportunities & Schools:

  • Breakfast Buddy (K-5)

  • Classroom Helper (K-12)

  • Lunch Buddy (K-12)

  • Mentor (K-12)

  • Bilingual Tutor/Mentor (K-12)

  • Tutor (K-12)

  • GrandPals Reading Together Tutor (2nd and 3rd grade Oct – May)

  • Jump Start Reading Tutor (3rd and 4thGrade Feb – May)

  • CIS Friend (Proctor tests, provide extra help at events or behind the scenes)



Elementary Schools – Allen Jay, Fairview, Montlieu, Northwood, and Union Hill

Middle Schools – Ferndale and Welborn

High Schools – Andrews and Central

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