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K-8 Volunteer Orientation

Come to an orientation to learn about volunteering in a Cambridge Public School in any grade from Kindergarten to Grade 8. We need classroom assistants, literacy volunteers, library assistants, and especially after-school tutors (Grades 6–8). Pre-registration required.


Orientation for Upper School Tutors

Get on board as a tutor in one of our after-school Learning Centers for students referred by teachers for one-to-one help! It all starts with this orientation. Bring your questions, a photo ID, and your schedule.


K-8 Volunteer Orientation

Come to an orientation to learn about volunteering in a Cambridge Public School in any grade from Kindergarten to Grade 8. We need classroom assistants, literacy volunteers, library assistants, and especially after-school tutors (Grades 6–8). Pre-registration required.


Orientation for Upper School Tutors

Get on board as a tutor in one of our after-school Learning Centers for students referred by teachers for one-to-one help! It all starts with this orientation. Bring your questions, a photo ID, and your schedule.


Mirko Chardin at CSV Learning Center

On December 7, 2017, Cambridge School Volunteers welcomed Head of School Mirko Chardin to the CSV Learning Center at Putnam Avenue Upper School (PAUS). This year, students are working with their own tutors on Thursday afternoons in Ms. Wool’s science classroom. Students and tutors have been working hard this year and were excited to have Mr. Chardin at the Learning Center. Mr. Chardin started

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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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“I Didn’t Want to Miss a Single Word”

On November 14, Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) hosted a workshop led by Alice Cohen, the lead teacher for social emotional learning for the Cambridge Public School District. This was the third workshop Cohen has presented for CSV’s upper school volunteers. Cohen focused on the importance of relationship building between youth and adults, also sharing aspects of adolescent development that impact the way students process and

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NetPals honored at statewide conference

Left to right: Helene Horan Winn, MSA Board Member/Senior Community Relations Specialist, The TJX Companies; Jennifer Fries, Executive Director of Cambridge School Volunteers; and Emily Haber, CEO, MSA, at the awards ceremony, June 12, 2017, Framingham. Photo credit: Melissa Ostrow On Monday June 12, 2017, the Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) presented CSV with its 2017 Massachusetts Service and Volunteerism Awardee for “Working Together/Outstanding Collaboration

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