The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Communities In Schools is the nation's leading dropout prevention organization. CIS provides case management to at-risk students & coordinates resources in the community with the needs of these students. Services coordinated may include: Individual or group supportive guidance, tutoring, pre-employment skills training, crisis intervention, anger management groups, enrichment activities, community service, parent groups, mentoring programs, and more.
CIS has grown from 2 schools to 40 schools since beginning in 1992.