Office of Public Affairs & Volunteers
What Does This Office Do?
The Office of Public Affairs & Volunteers
- recruits and coordinates volunteers
- partners with Charleston Volunteers for Literacy, First Tee of Charleston, Yoga Benefits, and other organizations committed to providing opportunities for our students
- works with Trident United Way to foster and coordinate CCSD's students involvement with TriCounty Youth Service Day
- oversees and supports School Improvement Councils
- interfaces with the Charleston legislative delegation and other governmental entities in the Charleston County area
- chairs the Lowcountry Literacy Roundtable
What Are CCSD's Volunteer Opportunities?
Did you know that in the 2010-2011 school year, Charleston County School District (CCSD) had approximately 6,200 volunteers working across the district- all committed to the district's students and schools? CCSD offers numerous opportunities for community members, businesses, faith-based partners, and other organizations to become involved. Volunteer positions include:
- mentoring (with an individual or group of students)
- being a career advocate
- serving as a lunch buddy
- providing tutoring or other academic support during or after school hours (including the Charleston Book Buddies literacy program)
- assisting with technology
- being a classroom speaker, assisting a teacher in the classroom, or reading to a class
- helping in a school clinic or attendance/main office
- donating time or resources for special events
How Can I Get Involved?
- Volunteer opportunities are currently available with the Charleston Marathon. Learn more!
- If you are interested in a specific opportunity or school, please download and complete CCSD's 2011-2012 Volunteer Application, and return it directly to the school.
- If you would like to speak to someone about the Literacy Roundtable, the district's work in public affairs, or volunteering, please call (843) 937-6506.
- Charleston Book Buddies
- Lowcountry Literacy Roundtable In recognition of the profound impact of illiteracy in our community, the Lowcountry Literacy Roundtable was formed as a collaborative effort to focus attention on the critical importance of high levels of literacy across the community and facilitating the eradication of illiteracy.