Volunteers Have a Positive Impact on
Children, Schools and Our City
Thank you for considering volunteering with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. When registering to volunteer, please revise the guidelines that best work for your connection to the school district. If you have questions that are particular to a school, you can contact the school volunteer coordinator. To view the contact name and information at each school click here.
A CMSD “volunteer” under Ohio labor laws § 553.101 is defined. (a) An individual who performs hours of service for a public agency for civic, charitable, or humanitarian reasons, without promise, expectation or receipt of compensation for services rendered, is considered to be a volunteer during such hours.
Volunteers make a difference by:
- Strengthening school programs
- Helping to establish parent groups
- Sponsoring special events
- Serving on a school advisory committee
The Board of Education is committed to promoting community and family engagement to enhance our scholars’ education in a variety of in-school and extracurricular activities.
Parent Volunteer Request Form
Adult Volunteer Registration Guidelines
Community Partner (Groups) Volunteer Registration Guidelines
PACE Partner Onboarding Registration Guidelines
Guidelines for Virtual Volunteers
Volunteering for Minors
Volunteer Identification and School Sign-in Protocols
Frequently asked questions
Judith Lozada, Volunteer Manager
Office of Family and Community Engagement
1349 E. 79th Street, Room 228, Cleveland, Ohio 44104
Start making a difference in our schools today!