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A Student Needs You: Be a Virtual Volunteer Literacy Tutor with Somerville Public Schools

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Somerville Public Schools

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Somerville Public Schools is embarking on fully remote instruction this September due to COVID-19. You can help bridge achievement gaps and boost student engagement by serving remotely to build literacy and reading skills. One hour a week minimum commitment.

Virtual literacy tutors for 1:1 and small group breakout reading for grades K-4, flexible and after school hours available. Contact JCapuano@k12.somerville.ma.us.

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About Somerville Public Schools


Somerville Public Schools Volunteer Program, 42 Prescott Street, Somerville, MA 02143, US

Mission Statement

Somerville Public Schools are dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social and emotional potential of all students. Volunteers can make an important difference in the life of a student. We strive to match volunteers with students, families, and educators for a mutually rewarding experience.


Do you have one hour per week to make a difference in a student's life? We are looking for motivated volunteers to help students reach their fullest potential. Please note that most opportunities are currently remote and require a computer or laptop, facility with remote learning platforms and remote learning environment, and reliable internet service. Find out more by visiting Somerville Public Schools: www.somerville.k12.ma.us/volunteer or contact SPS Volunteer Coordinator Jen Capuano: JCapuano@k12.somerville.ma.us.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


50 Cross StreetSomerville, MA 02145



  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • we ask for a commitment of at least one hour per week for three months.
  • prior experience working with youth; reliable internet; computer or laptop

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