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

Shawnessy Library
Southwood Library

Adult Opportunities

Southwood Library

Apply Now

CONTACT

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

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