To find out about some ways to volunteer in the Lima City Schools, please see the programs below. By law, all district volunteers must have background checks. Call the district Human Resources office at 419-996-3423 or 419-996-3405 for more information on background checks.
RALLY - Reading Across Lima Lifts YouthRALLY is a tutoring program that matches volunteers with students, one-on-one or in small groups, to help with reading. If you are interested in volunteering for RALLY, please contact the elementary school for which you would like to volunteer. They will be happy to help you become a RALLY volunteer. To start the process, click the RALLY Form link to the right to print the volunteer application. Thank you.
Closing the Achievement Gap (CTAG)
Closing The Achievement Gap, or CTAG, is in its fifth year of operation in Lima. Through CTAG, adult African-American male mentors are matched with African-American male freshman at Lima Senior. The goal is to help ensure success in high school leading to graduation. This year, there are 115 incoming freshman to the program and mentors are needed. To volunteer to become a mentor, call Bryan Miller, CTAG linkage coordinator, at 419-996-3537 or 419-549-0376. CTAG is a state-funded program.
Lima City Schools Mentoring ProgramPlease call Barb Martin or Don Miller at 419-996-3774 for information on this mentoring program.
Community Partners in EducationClick the Community Partners link (upper right) to explore volunteer opportunities in the district. You may respond to a request for help or you may submit a way you or your business/organization is willing to help.