School Support

OVERVIEW

Help students in Grades 5 to 9 with their homework, and foster good study habits to inspire lifelong learning. Volunteers meet weekly with students in the Library to provide academic support.  School Support focuses on English Language Arts and Math.  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

School Support - Math
Country Hills Library

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CONTACT

Muneerah Vasanji
Email: muneerah.vasanji@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone: 403.260.2742

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