Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Communities In Schools of New Orleans

Contact Info


P.O. Box 792800
3701 Canal Street, Suite F
New Orleans, Louisiana 70179-2800
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: (504) 486-8002

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Info CISNOLA

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:8:30 - 4:30
Beginning date for service:01/05/2009

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
CIS New Orleans is looking for volunteers to mentor and tutor within the Recovery School District, New Orleans Parish, and with various independent public charter schools in the New Orleans area.
"For these are all our children, and we shall all profit by, or pay for, what they become." - James Baldwin

Mission statements

Communities In Schools of New Orleans works to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Value statement

By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children's unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students - many in jeopardy of dropping out - have the opportunity to focus on learning.

Division Mission Statements

  • Nonprofit Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation's leading community-based organization helping kids succeed in school and prepare for life. It's nonprofit, nonpartisan, and dedicated to ending the dropout epidemic in the United States.

Populations Served by Agency

  • Children
  • Low-income children
  • Schools
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Children/Youth
  • Education
  • Enhance academic achievement for under-resourced students
  • Enhance math skills for under-resourced students
  • Increase motivation levels of under-resourced students
  • Instructional Support
  • Matching volunteers' interests and skills with schools' and non-profits' needs
  • One-to-one mentoring of children between the ages of 5 to 17.

Public Service Needs

  • Mentor children from 5-12 years old in one-to-one setting
  • Mentor youth from 12-18 years old in one-to-one setting
  • Tutor children from 5-12 years old in one-to-one setting
  • Tutor youth from 12-18 years old in one-to-one setting

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Direct service to agency's clients
  • Transportation

Services Provided by Agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Books
  • Capacity building for schools
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Literacy Instruction and Mentorship
  • Mentoring
  • Social Service support

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060