Cambridge School Volunteers’ Upper School Team has successfully mobilized 60 one-to-one tutors to support students across the district at all five upper schools (Amigos School/Escuela Amigos included). These supportive tutoring relationships integrate mentoring and encouragement with academic content tutoring. The tutor-student pairs are the heart of CSV’s Remote Learning Centers. The CSV staff’s direct work with CPS upper school staff has been key to planning and
Cambridge School Volunteers welcomes members of the public to a series of community office hours in November. The virtual sessions will be offered on Sundays from 4:30 to 5:00 on Zoom. The sessions will coincide with the end of daylight saving time, which begins with clocks turned back one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. On that day, the sun will set
Our in-person volunteer gathering at the end of the school year was displaced by physical distancing needs, but still want you to know how much you, CSV’s volunteers, mean to students in the public schools.
Cambridge School Volunteers’ collaboration with local companies and universities will take a new turn this summer to offer a video series to inspire and encourage interest in STEM subjects. Staff at CSV’s NetPals program, which pairs volunteers who work at one of 16 local partners with seventh-graders for one-to-one mentoring, will roll out the NetPals video series beginning in June. The series is accessible
How to Apply Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) worked collaboratively with the Cambridge Public School district administration to expand our services to students during the Spring 2020 closure of school buildings by using videoconference platforms. During the 2020-21 school year, CSV volunteers are mentoring, tutoring, and assistance to teachers and classrooms using Zoom and/or Google Meet. No in-person volunteering is permitted by the school district.
The safety and health of students, families, school volunteers, and community is the highest priority for Cambridge Public Schools (CPS). No cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have been identified within Cambridge Public Schools, and we will keep you informed of any changes and key updates. In the meantime, CPS is posting updates around the clock on the new coronavirus website. Feel free to take a moment to learn
Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is currently seeking tutors on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:15, from December through May. Each volunteer tutor will be matched individually to a middle school student referred for help by a teacher. CSV operates and staffs Learning Centers that provide after-school tutoring for small groups of teacher-identified Grade 6–8 students at five schools—Amigos, Vassal Lane Upper School, Putnam Avenue Upper
Are you looking for your next racing challenge? We are looking for two more intrepid runners who would like to run the Cambridge Half Marathon in November to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers. The requirement for the charity bib is raising $1,000, and we will help you do it. Registration fees (currently $105) will be waived for our runners. This fun, flat course lets you
Come to our kickoff orientation and start having an impact on a student’s academic life and future success.
Did you know that Cambridge School Volunteers offers open office hours in the community? These sessions are designed as an easy, informal way for people to get their questions answered about volunteering in the public schools, face-to-face with a member of the CSV staff. Come chat with us—no obligations, just answers! And you can grab your lunch or a cup of coffee while you’re