Doris Henderson Newcomer's School Volunteer Program

Working with the children at the Doris Henderson Newcomers School has been a rewarding and inspiring experience for the students and faculty of North Carolina A&T State University’s College of Business and Economics.    These students at the Newcomers School are from all over the world and each one of them has a wonderful story to tell.  These children are eager to learn and excited to share their culture with you.  All hours will count toward the student organization community service requirements.

All volunteers for the Doris Henderson Newcomers School are required to register as a volunteer with Guilford County Schools. Please visit as soon as possible, to register.  It only takes a few moments to complete this process. If you have any questions about this process, please contact Dr. Lisa A. Owens-Jackson at or 336-285-3381.

​After registering as a volunteer.  Go to the spreadsheet and fill in a line of the volunteer form.  Record your first and last name, your email address, and your cell phone number.  Choose a volunteer time window and indicate your service preferences.

The following are the directions from the University to the Newcomers School: 

  • Take Market Street West toward Guildford College Road.
  • Turn right onto Friendway Road. (Friendway Road is the next turn after Guilford College Road).
  • Follow Friendway Road around to Western Guilford High School and make the left turn for the high school
  • The Newcomers School will be past the high school on the right. Arrive at 411 Friendway Road, Greensboro, NC  27410-4911.
  • There is a visitors parking lot right in front of Newcomers School main building.
  • When you go in through the main entrance the office is the first door on the left.  Principal Candace Bailey-Wright will direct you to the appropriate room.

For any additional information contact:

Dr. Lisa A. Owens-Jackson, PhD, CPA
North Carolina A & T State University 
1601 East Market Street 
College of Business and Economics 
Associate Dean’s Office 
413 Merrick Hall 
Greensboro, NC  27411
(336) 285-3381

Mrs. Candace Bailey-Wright
Doris Henderson Newcomers School
411 Friendway Road
Greensboro, NC 27410-4911
(336) 316-5883




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