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NetPals video series

Cambridge School Volunteers’ collaboration with local companies and universities will take a new turn this summer to offer a video series to inspire and encourage interest in STEM subjects. Staff at CSV’s NetPals program, which pairs volunteers who work at one of 16 local partners with seventh-graders for one-to-one mentoring, will roll out the NetPals video series beginning in June. The series is accessible

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“Virtual” Volunteering in the Cambridge Public Schools

How to Apply Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) worked collaboratively with the Cambridge Public School district administration to expand our services to students during the Spring 2020 closure of school buildings by using the platform Google Meet. In Fall 2020, we will continue to offer mentoring, tutoring, and some classroom volunteering opportunities using Google Meet and possibly additional technologies. New volunteers at the high school

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COVID-19: Update For Volunteers

The safety and health of students, families, school volunteers, and community is the highest priority for Cambridge Public Schools (CPS). No cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have been identified within Cambridge Public Schools, and we will keep you informed of any changes and key updates. In the meantime, CPS is posting updates around the clock on the new coronavirus website. Feel free to take a moment to learn

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Tutors Needed on Wednesdays

Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is currently seeking tutors on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:15, from December through May. Each volunteer tutor will be matched individually to a middle school student referred for help by a teacher. CSV operates and staffs Learning Centers that provide after-school tutoring for small groups of teacher-identified Grade 6–8 students at five schools—Amigos, Vassal Lane Upper School, Putnam Avenue Upper

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Run for CSV! The Cambridge Half Marathon is Coming

Are you looking for your next racing challenge? We are looking for two more intrepid runners who would like to run the Cambridge Half Marathon in November to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers. The requirement for the charity bib is raising $1,000, and we will help you do it. Registration fees (currently $105) will be waived for our runners. This fun, flat course lets you

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Meet us at Flour on Erie Street, Monday

Did you know that Cambridge School Volunteers offers open office hours in the community? These sessions are designed as an easy, informal way for people to get their questions answered about volunteering in the public schools, face-to-face with a member of the CSV staff. Come chat with us—no obligations, just answers! And you can grab your lunch or a cup of coffee while you’re

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CSV seeks a new leader

Press release July 20, 2019 Cambridge, MA Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) announced today that executive director Jennifer Fries will leave her position in November.  Anya Alexandra Bear, newly elected board president of the organization, noted “We have big shoes to fill. Jen has done a terrific job overseeing the expansion of our NetPals and Learning Center programs, as well as working with the board

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CSV’s Award Winners

Cambridge School Volunteers gave four outstanding community members who are volunteers in the public schools Mack I. Davis Awards on May 22 at the Broad Institute. Terry Hackford, Tony Leonardo, Meg Moulton, and Dorothy Crawford are this year’s honorees. Bill Sullivan, who marked 20 years as a volunteer also recognized for his long and enthusiastic service. The ice cream social event was co-chaired by

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