Math Quest

OVERVIEW

Help students in Grades 1 to 6 and their families as they complete numeracy quests throughout the library.  Share your passion and expertise in math during this drop-in afterschool program and have fun!  This is an adult and youth volunteer opportunity.

PROGRAM GOALS

Help foster a love for numeracy and demonstrate that math can be learned in many ways
Instill confidence in children and a genuine desire for lifelong learning
Confirm and develop the links between the Library, learning and fun
Develop participants’ understanding that math is in the world around us

LENGTH

Fall / Winter / Spring / Summer
One hour program
Once a week
Dates and times vary depending on location

VOLUNTEER QUALIFICATIONS

Passion for numeracy
Friendly and able to interact with children
Non-judgmental
Good problem solving skills
Physical range of mobility and flexibility to conduct activities with children

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES

Support program goals
Help participants one-on-one to complete quests
Provide encouragement to children and parents
Complete an orientation and training session
Ensure a positive, comfortable and fun learning environment
Abide by the Volunteer Standards of Conduct
Adult volunteers act as Team Leads for youth volunteers and participants

TRAINING

A one-hour training and orientation session

BENEFITS

Share your passion for numeracy
Meet new people
Have fun and contribute to your community
Develop new skills: inter-personal skills, leadership, problem solving and communication

HELP NEEDED

Youth Opportunities

Alexander Calhoun Library
Nicholls Family Library
Nose Hill Library

Youth and Adult Opportunities

Bowness Library
Central Library
Country Hills Library
Crowfoot Library
Fish Creek Library
Forest Lawn Library
Judith Umbach Library
Louise Riley
Quarry Park Library
Saddletowne Library
Sage Hill Library
Shawnessy Library
Signal Hill Library
Southwood Library

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CONTACT

Muneerah Vasanji
E-mail: muneerah.vasanji@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone:  403.260.2742

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