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Volunteers Speak

As the new school year gets off the ground, and we seek newcomers at our September 25 kickoff orientation (and for our subsequent orientation sessions), we’d like to share some of what our volunteers have said in their year-end surveys about their experience in the Cambridge Public Schools. These volunteers are from our entire range of programs, from those serving the littlest students to

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Back to the 80s!

Join us for a dance, music, and Cambridge-centric extravaganza, eighties-style! All funds support our work in the Cambridge Public Schools to boost student achievement and success through the power of our volunteers. Buy tickets or join us as a sponsor here.  


CSV’s Grad Students on “Cultural Humility”

“Would you feel comfortable talking to your mentor about race?” That’s one of the questions that Cambridge Rindge and Latin School students who receive tutoring or mentoring from a CSV volunteer answered recently in a survey conducted by Colette Lima and Daniela Reyes. Lima and Reyes work as program assistants at Cambridge School Volunteers. Both women are master’s level social work students at the

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Orientation for High School Volunteers

Come to an orientation to learn about volunteering at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School as a tutor, mentor, or classroom assistant. We need tutors in all subjects, mentors for the Science Olympiad team, and people with an interest in tutoring high school athletes in a team setting. Pre-registration required.


Cultural Humility Workshop for CSV Volunteers (Evening)

Learn from the field of social work! Our graduate student interns from the BU School of Social work will lead this workshop on cultural humility, a practice of increasing self-awareness of biases and perceptions, and how this practice can affect your volunteer work with students. Gender, age, and race will be discussed.

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Cultural Humility Workshop for CSV Volunteers (Lunchtime)

Learn from the field of social work! Our graduate student interns from the BU School of Social work will lead this workshop on cultural humility, a practice of increasing self-awareness of biases and perceptions, and how this practice can affect your volunteer work with students. Gender, age, and race will be discussed.

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Volunteer Akia Scott, Oracle

CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Akia Scott, Campaign Manager, Oracle This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the second of the profiles in that series. “To me this was an opportunity to engage with young kids the way people engaged

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Volunteer Stacy Williams, Audible

CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Stacy Williams, Software Development Engineer, Audible This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the first of the profiles in that series. “For me it was great to see other women in technology,” says Stacy Williams,

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New NetPals Partners Google, Philips

Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) welcomes new partners Google and Philips Research to its NetPals program this semester. The NetPals program, which enables students to learn about career paths in science, technology, engineering, or math from professionals who are employees of  CSV partners, launched on December 6, 2017 at Putnam Avenue Upper School (PAUS). The program was redesigned six years ago in collaboration with the Cambridge

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Science Olympiad Kickoff

Is engineering or Science your passion? Inspire and support young scientists at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School by joining our crew of Science Olympiad mentors this year.

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