Seeking Volunteers to help with Chess Clubs at Dedham Elementary Schools


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Wed Oct 12, 2016 03:00 PM - Tue Apr 11, 2017 04:00 PM


143 Needham StreetDedham, MA 02026


Seeking Adults that enjoy chess, like children and would be interested in supporting an after-school chess club at one of the Dedham public elementary schools. These chess clubs typically meet on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 - 4:00pm.

The volunteer role includes supervising chess pairings between students each week, setting-up a chess ladder (optional) and offering guidance when asked regarding basic game rules and other chess-related questions. Clubs typically have up to a dozen student players spanning grades 1-5. The role is fun, doesn’t require more than a basic understanding of the game and a great way for adults to engage with elementary school students.

The Endicott Estate Greenhouse Program oversees the placement of Chess Club volunteers at Riverdale, Avery, Oakdale and Greenlodge elementary schools. For more information, please contact us.


  • People Skills
  • General Education
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 3-4pm on Tuesdays
  • basic knowlege of chess, enjoy working with and mentoring children
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