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Academic Volunteer Program

Image of volunteer working with studentThe mission of the Academic Volunteer Program is to provide the best education possible by meeting the diverse needs of each student in our schools. We involve parents and the community as helping hands with staff.

Academic volunteer opportunities are mainly available during school hours in grades K-12 and also in one after-school program. Volunteers assist students -- some who may be struggling, others who need to reinforce skills and still others who need enrichment -- in various ways and in many subjects. We try to match volunteer interests and talents with staff needs.

Centerville City Schools are fortunate to have parent and community volunteers who are dedicated to supporting our students and staff. We hope you will consider becoming part of this team.

Note: To volunteer for classroom parties and other events at your child's school, please contact your school's PTO officers.


Contact Us

Academic Volunteer Program
111 Virginia Ave.
Centerville, OH 45458
Phone: (937) 433-8841, Ext. 2059

Molly Winters
District AVP Coordinator
Email Molly Winters

Marilyn Simpson
Assistant District AVP Coordinator
Email Marilyn Simpson

Building Coordinators

Primary Village North
Kristen Patton
Allison Durnbaugh

Primary Village South
Dejah Pennington-Fagan

Cline Elementary
Jenn VonEschen

Driscoll Elementary
Allison Durnbaugh

John Hole Elementary
Christine Burkle

Normandy Elementary
Jenny Rauch
Gretchen Miller

Stingley Elementary
Susie Johnston

Weller Elementary
Melissa Wagner

Magsig Middle School
Serena Harrison
Tricia Dowler

Tower Heights Middle School
Robin Marvich

Watts Middle School
Julie Takahashi
Amiee Calabrese

Centerville High School
Jen Lokai
Susan Ralston

How to Become an Academic Volunteer

Parent/Guardian

If you are a parent/guardian of a student attending Centerville Schools, you may indicate your interest in becoming an academic volunteer by submitting the Information Form for Parents/Guardians and Returning Volunteers.

Returning Community Volunteer

If you are a returning community volunteer who has volunteered in Centerville Schools in the past, you may submit the Information Form for Parents/Guardians and Returning Volunteers.

New Community Volunteer

If you are a new community volunteer (people who do not have children attending Centerville Schools – which includes grandparents, other relatives, friends, neighbors and people from area businesses), please complete the combined application and information form for New Community Volunteers. Then, one of our District AVP Coordinators will contact you to discuss the next steps.

Background Check

Once you have completed a paper or electronic Volunteer Information Form, you will need to request a background check. These background checks are provided by the district at no cost to the volunteers. Click here to enter a request for a background check.

Note: If you have already completed a paper form, you do not need to complete an electronic one. Please go ahead and request a background check using the link above.

Featured Links

Click on the links below for additional information.

Building Orientations & Other Training Sessions

AVP Position Descriptions

AVP Volunteer Handbook

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