School Support: Math

Overview

Help students in Grades 5 to 9 with their math homework and foster good study habits to inspire lifelong learning. Volunteers meet weekly with students in the Library to provide academic support. This is an adult and a youth volunteer opportunity.

Program Goals

  • Support students in achieving academic success
  • Provide positive mentors and role models to students
  • Position the Library as an essential educational support to families and caregivers
  • Help the Library achieve its strategic goal of supporting students
  • Increase awareness and use of library resources, services, and programs

Length

Fall / Winter / Spring
Ongoing in the academic year
One-hour program
Dates and times vary depending on location

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Adult and senior high school students (Grade 10 to Grade 12)
  • Strong academic standards
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to interact with students of diverse backgrounds and ages
  • Able to work in a team environment

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Attend an orientation and training session
  • Be a positive role model for participants
  • Provide one-on-one and small group assistance to students with schoolwork assignments and in the use of basic internet, online resources, and other learning materials that support school success

Training

A one-hour training and orientation session to review program materials

Benefits

  • Gain leadership and coaching skills
  • Meet new people, have fun, and contribute to your community

Help Needed

  • Country Hills
  • Fish Creek Library
  • Forest Lawn Library

Apply Now

Contact

Katie Radke
katie.radke@calgarylibrary.ca
403.221.2036

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