Attention: This year is the 20th Anniversary of Brunswick County Teen Court! Visit our Teen Court page listed under "What We Do" menu on the left to learn about accomplishments and to get involved with this great program!

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How You Can Help

Action for Success Program

Action for Success is an evidence-based drop out prevention program in Brunswick County middle schools, Waccamaw School and Supply Elementary School that works by building relationships that remove the barriers to learning and improve ways our community responds to needs of at-risk students and their families.

Here are a few ways you can help:

  • Mentor a student
  • Tutor a student
  • Donate needed school supplies
  • Read to or listen to a reader
  • Furnish clothing for children in need
  • Join a child for school lunch (Lunch Buddy program)
  • Participate in Career Day
  • Donate financially to support the program

If you’re interested in volunteering for the Action for Success Program, call Mallory Wells at (910) 253-5327 ext. 1434 or contact us online today.

21st Century Community Learning Center – Supply Elementary

The purpose of our 21st Century Community Learning Center (21 CCLC) is to enrich the lives of Brunswick County elementary students academically, socially, culturally, emotionally and physically. 21CCLC, in partnership with Brunswick County Schools, is an after-school program designed to help students meet local and state academic standards in Reading and Math by offering a variety of activities that complement academic programs.

An array of project-based learning activities in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) related fields are designed to increase the participants learning and innovation skills such as creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving.

There are many ways you can help:

  • Donate program supplies
  • Donate board games, educational games and educational books
  • Recruit community partners to work with the programs
  • Volunteer to assist in the afterschool 21 CCLC program

If 21st Century Community Learning Center sounds interesting to you, call Drew Jordan at (910) 253-5327 Ext. 2148 or contact us to find out how you can get started right away.

Peer Court

Adult volunteers are the foundation upon which Peer Court operates. As a volunteer, you provide the needed community support to help address the problem of at-risk and delinquent youth in a positive and constructive way.

Here are some ideas for helping out:

  • Volunteers with legal knowledge to mentor students
  • Recruit a restaurant to donate pizza once a month for student and adult volunteers
  • Donate financially to support the program

If you’d like to help support Peer Court Programs, we’d love to hear from you!

Peer Court School Contacts
Laura Hicks – Cedar Grove Middle School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 2859
Ruth Thompson – Leland Middle School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 1721
Michele Rau – Shallotte Middle School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 1531
Calie Hodgson – South Brunswick Middle School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 1623
Drew Jordan – Supply Elementary School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 2148
Amber Malave – Waccamaw School (910) 253-5327 Ext. 2531

Teen Court

Adult and student volunteers are the very foundation upon which Teen Court operates. As a volunteer, you provide the needed community support to help address the problem of at-risk and delinquent youth in a positive and constructive way.

How to help:

  • Volunteers with legal knowledge to mentor students
  • Recruit a restaurant to donate pizza once a month for student and adult volunteers

If you’d like to help support the Teen Court Program, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Bailey Woods at (910) 253-4087 or email teen.court@brunswickcountync.gov to get started.

CIS Thrift Shops

Did you know that Communities In Schools of Brunswick County has four CIS Thrift Shops located in Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Southport, and Sunset Beach?

We could use your volunteer help with:

  • Receiving and sorting donations
  • Greeting customers
  • Customer Service
  • Retail Sales
  • Making donations of clothing, housewares, furniture, etc.
  • Local pick up of donation items for shops

Call (910) 351-8007 or contact us for details.

Administrative Office

Interested in volunteering your administrative talents or special office skills?

Types of assistance needed:

  • Volunteer to help with administrative duties at the CIS Admin Office in Boiling Spring Lakes.
  • Answering phones, office correspondence, and data entry.

Call (910) 351-8007 or contact us online to find out how your skills and experience can help today.

Fundraising

Did you know that the majority of our financial resources originate right here in our community? And that means we’re always in need of fundraising help.

Some of the ways you can help:

  • Event sponsorships
  • Product donation for fundraising auctions or raffles
  • Volunteer to serve on various committees related to fundraising
  • Provide services to enhance fundraising events (i.e. graphics artist, marketing skills)
  • Donate a car, truck, boat, trailer or other vehicles to help support our programs

Call (910) 351-8007 or contact us online for details on how you can participate in our fundraising efforts.

Becoming a CIS volunteer

Volunteers must complete a volunteer application and background check form to volunteer with Communities In Schools of Brunswick County. Please download, print, fill out completely, and return the application and background check to your designated CIS program or administrative office for processing. Thank you for your willingness to help our students!

CIS Program/Office Volunteer Application

CIS Thrift Shop Volunteer Application

CIS Background Check Form