We are excited to announce our partnership with Austin ISD to implement a new volunteer management platform at austinisd.voly.org. Please note that all volunteer registration for VOLY platform will start on August 8th, 2024. Austin ISD's VOLY portal will start accepting applications for specific volunteer and campus programs on August 15th, 2024.


On January 3rd, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation designating January as National Mentoring Month. “Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a

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City Manager Marc Ott has mentored with Austin Partners in Education for several years.

positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation’s youth for a bright future. During National Mentoring Month, we celebrate the contributions of all those who cultivate a supportive environment for the next generation, and we recommit to expanding mentorship opportunities across our country,” he said.

 Mentoring doesn’t require special skills, just an ability to listen and to offer friendship, guidance and encouragement to a young person. There is solid evidence that effective mentoring programs can improve academic behaviors, reduce the incidence of substance use and lower drop-out rates.

 ပညာရေးအတွက် Austin အပေါင်းအဖေါ်များ currently has 800 mentors serving Austin students. Mentors receive training on ways to engage their students and facilitate a durable relationship that positively impacts students’ attitudes about school and their future.

Today, on Martin Luther King Day, won’t you commit to becoming a mentor for an Austin student?

 Pat Abrams,


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Austin Partners in Education will be closed beginning Friday, December 22 and ending Friday, January 5. We will return to normal business hours on Monday, January 8. All emails, phone calls, and volunteer background check applications will be completed upon our return. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Happy Holidays!

Austin Partners in Education cerrará comenzando el viernes 22 de diciembre y hasta el viernes 5 de enero. Volveremos al horario comercial normal el lunes 8 de enero. Todos los correos electrónicos, llamadas telefónicas y solicitudes de verificación de antecedentes de voluntarios se completarán a nuestro regreso. Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión. ¡Felices Fiestas!