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Job posting: Program Coordinator

Job Posting: Program Coordinator (upper schools) Founded in 1966, Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is an independent non-profit organization supporting the academic and personal success of Cambridge public school children.  CSV develops programs that match caring and competent adults with students of all needs and levels.  Upper School Programs CSV manages two programs in the Upper Schools (grades 6-8) in Cambridge: Learning Centers and NetPals. 

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From a New Volunteer

Despite all of the work I have done with children, I was really nervous to be matched to a middle schooler for Cambridge School Volunteers’ tutoring program. CSV’s Learning Centers run in the afternoons at five upper schools in Cambridge. I didn’t like middle school when I was in it, and I wasn’t sure I would be able to help much with that age

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Come On Board!

We’re excited to be welcoming new school volunteers this month! There are still plenty of openings in our fall orientations, and there are even orientations in December coming up.  Please join us at an orientation (see calendar, below). If you have questions you’d rather have answered in person before signing up for  an orientation, you might want to drop in to one of our

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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.