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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 Mentoring 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: 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
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: Puppet Showplace, Incorporated | Location: Brookline, MA 02445 Education Older Adults
ARTS ADMINISTRATION INTERN Position Description Essential Function: The Arts Administration Intern is part of the team that provides positive experiences for both patrons and performers at the Puppet Showplace. This position has the opportunity to gain insight and experience in the non-profit arts world. Aspects of arts education, marketing, house management, and other areas of interest will be incor 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
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: 21st Century Afterschool Programs | Location: Framingham, MA 01701 Education Youth
Framingham Public Schools' 21st Century afterschool and summer programs help level the playing field for low income and minority youth who may struggle to keep pace with peers who have more resources. We need your help so our students can achieve even more. Club Partners make a minimum full session commitment to work the same day each week for one hour at the high school and elementary school and for 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: House Of Peace & Education, Inc. | Location: Gardner, MA 01440 Education Mentoring Youth
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: Samaritans, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Education
This is a 20 hour per week stipend Commonwealth Corps position. The premier suicide prevention agency for 38 years in Greater Boston and MetroWest, Samaritans’ mission is to alleviate despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our community, 24 hours a day; to educate the public about suicide prevention; and reduce the stigma associated with suicide. We accomplish this thr 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 for ESOL adults. English Talk Time is not an English class, but an opportunity for adults le more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Education Youth
THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ADULT 55+ As a Learning Partner you will work one on one or in small groups with an elementary school student(s)and help them improve their math or reading skills. Meet with a student (s) during or after school for an hour twice a week for school year long commitment. SOAR 55 provides training and support. Make a difference in the life of a child through education. Meet 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: Boston Partners in Education | Location: Boston, MA 02210 Education
New Bostonians need your help! High school students will be arriving at Boston International, located in Dorchester, for the 2013-2014 school year. These students, for whom English is a second language, are in need of your skills, patience and guidance to succeed in taking the MCAS exam. This exam is mandatory to graduate from Massachusetts public schools. Volunteering opportunities are available T 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: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Education Older Adults Youth
THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ADULT 55+ 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: 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: Elder Services Of Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: South Dennis, MA 02660 Education Older Adults
This program assists income eligible adults, sixty years or older, who may be at risk of losing their independence due to their failure to pay their bills on time. Volunteers meet with clients in their homes to assist with balancing checkbooks, paying bills and managing money wisely. Certification training is required for the bill payer and representative payee positions. more
Sponsor: Old Colony Elder Services | Location: Brockton, MA 02301 Education Older Adults
The Massachusetts Money Management Program is designed to help vulnerable, low-income elders. The program seeks to protect elders who may be at risk of losing their independence due to their inability to pay basic rent, food, and utility bills. Volunteers are assigned to assist elders and individuals with disabilities by providing a personalized money management service by establishing budgets; organi 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