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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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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.


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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New Schools, New Upper School Learning Centers

Layers of the earth…seventh grade fractions…reading aloud with one’s tutor…8th grade math homework…these were just some of the assignments being tackled by the 6th through 8th graders at a recent after-school homework session at the Vassal Lane Upper School Learning Center. Each student or small group was being carefully mentored by a tutor, trained and matched by Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV). When the school

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