Tutor a Public School Student in Grade 6, 7, or 8

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Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV)

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You can have a major impact on a child's life through a caring and consistent tutoring relationship. Our Learning Centers at five public middle (upper) schools in Cambridge bring together students and their volunteer tutors under the supervision by a CSV staff member and the extra resource of a school staff member. Attend a required orientation first, where you'll hear about our Learning Center tutoring program, other programs in Grades K-8 that we operate in partnership with the public schools in Cambridge, and the students our volunteers serve.

Volunteering in a Learning Center as a tutor means you would be meeting the same student on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday afternoon, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Our Learning Centers at middle (upper) schools in Cambridge serve only those students in Grades 6-8 who have been referred by their teachers. They need your help to succeed in school!

Orientation takes place at the high school, where we have our administrative offices, but tutoring takes place at our Learning Centers at five school sites. Contact us with questions about location or any other details.

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About Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV)

Location:

CRLS, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

Founded in 1966, Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. is the agency responsible for the recruitment, training, placement, support, and evaluation of volunteers in the Cambridge Public Schools (CPS), -one high school, the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School; four upper schools for Grade 6-8, one dual-immersion Spanish/English K-8 school, and 11 elementary schools. CSV's mission is to contribute to the improvement of public education in Cambridge by developing meaningful roles for volunteers that emphatically respond to standards of educational excellence within each academic area. CSV also functions as the Cambridge Public Schools' designated liaison to the community on matters pertaining to volunteerism. In this role, CSV assists community agencies and constituencies with the planning and development of programs that effectively utilize volunteers and related community resources.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Cambridge Rindge & Latin School459 BroadwayCambridge, MA 02138

(42.37441,-71.11061)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation is 1.5 hours long.
  • Tutors must be available consistently, weekly, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., on any of these weekdays: Tues., Wed. or Thurs., preferably until mid-May.

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