Communities In Schools of Baytown relies on volunteers like you to reach over 9,000 students each year. Whether you want to volunteer on an on-going basis or one time only, let us know how you envision your volunteer involvement and we’ll match you appropriately. CIS Baytown accepts volunteer applications year-round. Volunteering opportunities include career speakers, mentors, tutors, and event help.
Businesses – As a business you can help children and young people stay in school and prepare for life by encouraging your employees to volunteer, volunteering to host a tour of your business, providing in-kind support or incentives for kids or by providing financial support.
Individuals – Giving of your time and resources creates a significant positive change in the life of a child. By giving of your time as a tutor, mentor or special event volunteer you are telling a child that you care about them as a person and that it is important to stay in school.
- Tutoring – By assisting students one-on-one in their academic areas of need 30-minutes per week, you help them academically and stay on track for their future success.
- Mentoring – A mentor serves as a positive adult influence and a caring and compassionate sounding board. By mentoring 30-minutes per week, you can help a child raise his or her self-esteem, gain a greater understanding of educational and work opportunities available to them and, most of all, let them know that someone truly cares about them as an individual.
- Career Speaker – Giving students options of careers crucial to helping them form plans and goals for the future. By talking to students about your career – how you got involved, education and experience requirements, a day in your job – gives students a glimpse of what is possible for them and how to achieve those goals.
- Special Events – Serve as a chaperone for a local field trip or assist with preparation and coordination of the event for a few hours. Donate your time for a few hours on a specific day or for the entire planning of a special program or event.