Communities in Schools

Here are some of Communities in Schools in-school volunteering opportunities. All of the volunteer roles require a background check and volunteer training prior to service.

Reading Buddy

Commit 1 hour a week (during school hours) for at least one school semester.

Work consistently with one student to build literacy skills and confidence, provide support and encouragement.


Commit 1 hour […]


Back to school season is coming up soon and volunteers are needed to assist Bookspring in their mission to help children develop a passion for reading and promote literacy among tens of thousands of youth in our area.

A variety of volunteer opportunities are being offered in your area. You can do things like support a […]

El Buen Samaritano

El Buen Samaritano is seeking
volunteers to assist with ESL Instruction or teaching assistant.  An
individual’s level of literacy has a significant impact on their

As an ESL instructor or
assistant, you can strengthen and share the tools of the English language to a
classroom of motivated adult learners. Spanish proficiency is not required.

Volunteers shifts are available
Monday through […]

Colorado River Alliance

If you’re looking for an
impactful, ongoing volunteer placement, you might be a great fit for the Mobile
River Program or Redbud Field-Trip Program. 

Volunteer teachers (“docents”) in
the Redbud Program deliver fun, informative lessons to students
during field trips – all outside, on the natural grounds of LCRA’s Wilkerson
Center for Colorado River Education in West Austin. Most students in the Redbud
Program are in […]