Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


West Somerville Neighborhood
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3130091 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: October 17, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

School-Based Volunteer Coordinator

Job Goal: The School-Based Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for working collaboratively with the School Principal and the District Volunteer Coordinator to place and monitor volunteers in learning and enrichment activities in order to support student achievement.

• Maintain ongoing communications with the School Principal and District Volunteer Coordinator about volunteer needs at the school;
• Maintain ongoing communications with the School Principal and District Volunteer Coordinator in order to match volunteers to individual student, classroom and school needs;
• Provide school tour/orientation to new volunteers at the school;
• Collaborate with District Volunteer Coordinator to ensure that all volunteers have an approved CORI for the current school year; and that all weekly volunteers are self-registered on VolunteerMatters, the SPS Volunteer Database;
• Maintain ongoing communications with community volunteers;
• Using shared Google spreadsheet, document weekly volunteer schedules and 1:1 student interventions;
• Collaborate with Principal and District Volunteer Coordinator to solicit feedback from educators regarding volunteer effectiveness and impact on student learning and well being;
• Collaborate with School-Based Family and Community Liaisons and PTA to assist, support and match parent/guardian volunteers;
• Collaborate with District Volunteer Coordinator in promoting volunteer trainings and resources;
• Collaborate with District Volunteer Coordinator, School-Based Family and Community Liaisons and PTA to acknowledge, appreciate and support work of school volunteers (i.e. school newsletters, spotlights, appreciation events and other);
• Other duties as required.

Internal applicants will be given first consideration.

Terms of Employment:
• Maximum stipend of $1,600 which is equivalent to 64 paid hours @$25/hour.

Position Reports to: School Principal

Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office via email at

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to West Somerville Neighborhood!

The West Somerville Neighborhood School is committed to improving and supporting student achievement. Learn more about us and our efforts to create an environment for academic achievement, creative thinking, and community building. The state-of-the-art facility allows the staff to meet the needs of all students and provides a safe, supportive and enriching environment where students excel.

Our goal is to teach our children the social and academic skills to be successful citizens of the 21st Century.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Kathleen Seward, Principal
    177 Powderhouse Blvd
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
    Phone: (617) 625-6600