Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV)
- Children & Youth
- Education & Literacy
LocationCRLS, 459 BroadwayCambridge, MA 02138 United States
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.
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.