Help Cambridge Public School Students!

By Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV)

CSV volunteers support students by tutoring or mentoring. Some assist teachers in the classroom. We ask volunteers for 1 hour per week minimum. We place volunteers in all Cambridge Public Schools.

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This program runs during the school year.

A volunteer's schedule depends on the grade level, volunteer program, and availability. We ask for a minimum of one hour per week, for at least 12 weeks.  Volunteer jobs are in person roles, subject to possible changes in the Cambridge Public Schools COVID-19 safety policies.

Ages: Adults.

A background (CORI) check and orientation is required, as well as immunization records.

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CSV Staff

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Learn How to Become a Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering with us please fill out the online application. If you have questions, email (Please note that we do not offer summer volunteer opportunities. Until September 6, our email in-box will be checked approximately 1–2 times per week.)



  • In-person only.

Additional information

Cambridge School Volunteers, a partner of the Cambridge Public Schools, fills a variety of students' needs for tutoring and mentoring with dedicated adult and peer volunteers.  Apply here for opportunities beginning as early as September 15, 2022.

  1. High School Tutors (one-to-one/ongoing, OR drop-in)
  2. High School College and Career Mentors
  3. High School Science Olympiad Mentors
  4. Upper School (Grade 6–8) Tutors
  5. Elementary School Reading Buddies
  6. Elementary School Art & Science in One Mentors (outdoors)
  7. Classroom Volunteers, all grade levels