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Education opportunities provide, support and/or facilitate access to services and resources that contribute to improved educational outcomes for the citizens of the Commonwealth.

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Sponsor: Boston Partners in Education | Location: Boston, MA 02210 Education Youth Mentoring
Boston Partners in Education is looking for volunteers to tutor and mentor students in the Boston Public Schools. Volunteers will work one-on-one or with a small group of students for an hour a week during the school day. Opportunities are available in all grades (K-12) in either English Language Arts or math. Boston Partners in Education provides training in subject matter as well as mentoring that more
Sponsor: Boston Partners in Education | Location: Boston, MA 02210 Education Youth
Boston Partners in Education is looking for volunteers to tutor and mentor students in the Boston Public Schools. Volunteers will work one-on-one or with a small group of students for an hour a week during the school day. Opportunities are available in all grades (K-12) in either English Language Arts or math. Boston Partners in Education provides training in subject matter as well as mentoring that more
Sponsor: Boston Partners in Education | Location: Boston, MA 02210 Education Mentoring
Math Rules! targets third through fifth grade students who are struggling in math. Two to four students are matched with a volunteer math mentor who tutors them in the classroom while math is being taught. Volunteers work under the teacher’s direction and motivate students to strengthen their math performance. Within the Boston Public Schools, there are comparatively few large-scale efforts devoted e more
Sponsor: Holyoke Tutor/Mentor Program | Location: Holyoke, MA 01040 Education Mentoring Older Adults
Tutors volunteer weekly in Adult Basic Education classes focused on reading/writing/math or English for Speakers of Other Languages. Tutoring takes place one-to-one, in small groups, or as a classroom assistant. We match you with a class that meets your schedule and interests, and training is provided. Our tutors really enjoy this opportunity, and have made comments like: "...a wholly rewarding expe more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to expand its successful volunteer facilitated, evidence-based, cognitive skill workshop program. The Department is interested to train a second cadre of volunteers to meet the demand for the courses. The training will instruct participants on how to facilitate a Cognitive Skills workshop as well as provide a thorough understanding of the grou more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education
The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a prison program that is helping inmates learn new skills and attitudes that lead to fulfilling and crime-free lives. AVP is an experiential program, helping people change their lives. Though founded by Quakers based on their belief in an inborn power for peace in everyone, it draws its participants and its trainers from all religious, races and walks of li more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Mentoring Older Adults
The Department of Correction offers its inmates the opportunity to take part in educational, treatment and reintegration programs. They include mental health, educational, employment, religious and substance abuse programs. Presently, the Department is seeking to secure volunteers to facilitate job skill related workshop modules on topics including resume writing, the application process, interview tec more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Mentoring Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction provides opportunities for participation in effective programming to promote the successful re-entry of offenders back into communities. The Department is committed to providing offenders with Limited English Proficiency meaningful access to the available programs and services. Presently seventeen percent of the offender population reports a primary language o more
Sponsor: Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts | Location: Boston, MA 02109 Education Older Adults
As one of our basic literacy students said, "Without the help of Literacy Volunteers I know where I'd be -- sitting on the couch staring at a brick wall. Literacy Volunteers has given me the tools to break through that barrier, and for that I thank them." LVM volunteers help adults acquire the literacy and English language skills that empower them to realize their goals. By improving their basic skil more
Sponsor: Big Friends Little Friends | Location: Fall River, MA 02720 Education Mentoring
Can you remember that significant adult in your life that pushed you along to be all you could be? At Big Friends Little Friends (of Family Service Association), we believe that children need the friendship of a caring adult to help them reach their full potential. By spending 3 hours or every other week for 1 year with a child, you can make a real difference in the child's life! Big Friends are more
Sponsor: Sociedad Latina | Location: Roxbury, MA 02120 Education Mentoring Older Adults
Professional Review Workshops: Volunteers serve as interviewers or resume reviewers for our 2-hour workshops. In this capacity, volunteers provide coaching and feedback to Youth Leaders on their interviewing skills and/or resumes to help support their preparation for entering the workforce. This opportunity can be a one-time commitment or on-going volunteer experience. Job Shadows: Volunteers intere more
Sponsor: Thomas Crane Public Library | Location: Quincy, MA 02169 Education Older Adults
- Would you like to work with people from other cultures and countries? - Help newcomers connect with their community? - Learn techniques and activities to help adults speak English more fluently? If your answers are YES, consider becoming a volunteer facilitator for the Thomas Crane Library's English Talk Time program. English Talk Time is a conversation-group program for adults interested i more
Sponsor: Somerville Public Schools | Location: Somerville, MA 02143 Education
Do you have one hour per week to help a Somerville student? We are looking for dedicated literacy, math and science tutors to work one-on-one with a student. Come connect with a student and learn how you can make a significant difference in their life. more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Education Youth Older Adults
Looking for an adult 55 plus ESL, English as a Second Language tutors are needed to help young adults improve their English language skills. This is an important contribution to a person's life as it prepares them to integrate socially and improve their job prospects. more
Sponsor: Boston Partners in Education | Location: South Boston, MA 02127 Education Youth
Boston Partners in Education is looking for volunteers to tutor and mentor 11th and 12th grade students at the Boston Public Schools' Boston Green Academy (BGA), an innovative Horace Mann charter, in South Boston that integrates a "green" theme throughout the curriculum. BGA's mission is to ensure that all of its students--especially those students who have struggled--will graduate prepared for success more
Sponsor: House Of Peace & Education, Inc. | Location: Gardner, MA 01440 Education Youth Mentoring
Recreational mentors lead and engage 1-4 children ages 8-11 in fun free time activities during the program. Mentors provide positive role modeling for appropriate social interactions. Activities may be board games, Arts & Crafts, outdoor sports (weather permitting!), Wii or supervised computer games. Volunteers are encouraged to share ideas with the HOPE staff for different activities. more
Sponsor: South Shore Elder Services | Location: Braintree, MA 02184 Education Older Adults
Volunteers assist home bound elders who are having trouble managing their day to day finances. They visit on a monthly basis to organize and pay bills, develop a budget, balance checkbooks, and reconcile bank statements. Clients maintain the right to sign their own checks. The Program Manager meets with the client and the volunteer bill payer to explain how the program works. The Money Management Pr more
Sponsor: Cooking Matters | Location: South Boston, MA 02127 Education Health Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™ teaches families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking can be delicious, enjoyable – and most important – affordable. Through hands-on classes taught by volunteer culinary and nutrition experts, course participants learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best nourishment possible to their families. In short more
Sponsor: Sociedad Latina | Location: Roxbury, MA 02120 Education Youth Older Adults
Volunteer in Sociedad Latina's Music Clubhouse and teach instrumental, voice, or beatmaking lessons, play in ensembles, or present workshops on a topic of your choice. We have weekly volunteer opportunities for adults of all ages and with a range of music and arts backgrounds. All volunteers have a direct impact on the lives of our youth and have the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships that more
Sponsor: Sociedad Latina | Location: Roxbury, MA 02120 Education Mentoring
Volunteer with Sociedad Latina's Mission Possible! program and tutor/mentor a young person from Boston's Latino or Mission Hill/Roxbury communities. We have weekly opportunities for college students to serve as College Coaches. Mission Possible meets Monday-Thursday 3:00-7:00 pm and volunteers should be available 2+ days per week. Have a direct impact on the lives of our youth and build long-lasting re more