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Become an Elementary School Classroom Volunteer in Dedham this fall

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Norfolk County RSVP invites adult volunteers age 55+ to join RSVP and participate in its county-wide Elementary School Partner Program.. We are seeking volunteers for elementary schools in Dedham and Norwood to assist in providing one-on-one and small group support for young learners (K-5) who will particularly benefit from extra attention, typically in reading or math.

RSVP welcomes caring adults with a range of backgrounds, life experiences, and expertise who want to make a difference in the lives of schoolchildren. Whether you have never assisted in a classroom before or are a recently retired teacher, we're interested in talking to you about becoming a school volunteer for this coming fall.

RSVP partners with elementary schools in the following towns and cities: Dedham, Norwood, Walpole, Randolph, Weymouth and Stoughton. We make every effort to match volunteers with schools/classroom assignments based on individual preferences (e.g., town, classroom role, availability). School volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 1 hour per week throughout the school year, ending in June.

A CORI background check and interview with one of the RSVP staff is required for all interested school volunteers. Participation in two 2.5 hour orientation and training sessions is required for all new school volunteers in order to help facilitate a smooth transition into the classroom.

Norfolk County RSVP is funded by the Norfolk County Commissioners and a federal grant from AmeriCorps Seniors to encourage and support community service and volunteerism at a national and local level.

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PO Box 310, 614 High St, Dedham, MA 02027, US

Mission Statement

Norfolk County RSVP Volunteer Program is dedicated to meeting community needs by connecting volunteers age 55+ with opportunities that meet their skills and areas of interest. We believe that we are all called to serve one another through the use of our unique gifts and passions.


Make a difference in Norfolk County by connecting your passions with community needs!

Norfolk County RSVP has volunteer opportunities for people aged 55 & over in 28 cities and towns at over 50 volunteer sites. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring pre-release inmates, tutoring elementary school children, drivers for Veterans, meals on wheels and food pantires, friendly visiting, non-profit support services and many more! N.C. RSVP will find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your interests & schedule and impacts the needs that are most critical to our county's communities. N.C. RSVP provides mileage reimbursement, accident & liability insurance, an invitation to our annual recognition event, monthly newsletters, orientation & training.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Seniors


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Multiple locations Dedham, MA 02027



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • STEM


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typically 1-2 hours per week.
  • RSVP welcomes caring adults with a range of backgrounds, life experiences, and expertise who want to make a difference in the lives of schoolchildren.

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