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.


Heather Adams, Executive Director of Communities in Schools of High Point / 336-883-6434


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 Heather Adams 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 Kirkman Park

Middle Schools – Ferndale and Welborn

High Schools – Andrews and Central

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