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 inter-personal, leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills

Help Needed

Adult Volunteers:
Bowness Library
Central Library
Country Hills Library
Crowfoot Library
Fish Creek Library
Giuffre Family Library
Judith Umbach Library
Louise Riley Library
Quarry Park Library
Sage Hill Library
Seton Library
Shawnessy Library
Signal Hill Library

Youth Volunteers:
Bowness Library
Central Library
Country Hills Library
Forest Lawn Library
Judith Umbach Library
Louise Riley Library
Nose Hill Library
Quarry Park Library
Seton Library
Southwood Library
Village Square Library

Apply Now

Contact

Muneerah Vasanji
muneerah.vasanji@calgarylibrary.ca
403.260.2742

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