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Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc

1341 W. Mockingbird Ln. Ste 1000E
Dallas, Texas 75247



Category: Children/ Youth Services
Contact: Monica Ordonez, Suzy Angiel-Driscoll
Phone: 214-827-0955
Email: monicao@cisdallas.org
College Proximity: El Centro College, Mountain View College
DART Availability: Yes
Vehicle Required: No
Special Requirements: Minimum 16 years of age. A background check must be completed- at no cost to the volunteer.
Specific Opportunities: 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.
Potential Projects This Year: CISDR campus staff is 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.

Description: CISDR is the nations largest drop out prevention program. CIS Site Coordinators are housed on 58 school campuses in 9 school districts throughout the school day to assist at-risk students with improvements in academic, behavior and attendance skills. Staff and volunteers provide mentoring, tutoring, social services, College and career readiness and enrichment opportunities.The mission of Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc. is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

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