Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Benjamin G Brown
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3348546 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 20, 2020 Starting Date: September 2, 2020

Job Description
2020-2021 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 with learning and enrichment activities in order to support student engagement, learning, wellness and 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, including remote learning, wellness and enrichment needs;
• When appropriate, provide school tour to new volunteers when in-person learning returns;
• Collaborate with District Volunteer Coordinator to ensure that all volunteers have an approved CORI for the current school year; that all weekly volunteers are self-registered on VolunteerMatters, the SPS Volunteer Database; and that all weekly volunteers have signed off on SPS Volunteer Guidelines, including Guidelines for Remote Volunteering;
• Maintain ongoing communications with community volunteers;
• Using shared Google spreadsheet, document weekly volunteer schedules and 1:1 student interventions, including remote volunteer schedules;
• 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.
•Yearly Appointment / School Year / September-June

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: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Benjamin G Brown!

The educational philosophy of the Brown School is to ensure that each of its 288 K-6 students continuously improves academically while developing a life-long appreciation for learning. The Brown School community believes that it is educating the future citizens of the world and therefore strives to provide all students with the tools to become productive and positive members of society. Learn more about how we do this in the smallest and oldest elementary school in Somerville. The Somerville Public Schools is committed to having all activities in all schools accessible to all students, parents/guardians and community members.

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
    Nomi Davidson, Family Network Administrator
    42 Prescott St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: 617-625-6600