Math Tutor

Elliott Heights Baptist Church- Larch After School Program

Number Talks are short discussions with one or two of our tutors and a small group of students about how to solve a particular mental math problem. The students do not use a calculator or paper & pencil. The idea is to solve the problem in one’s head! The focus is not on the correct answer, but on all the possible methods of finding the answer. Each student has a chance to explain their method and everyone else will learn from other people’s methods.

To work closely with a small group of children grades 3 to 8 on math using the Number Talks method.
To develop relationships with young children (grades 3 to 8).
To interact with children as they arrive and leave the program.
To debrief with the team regarding the day’s events.


Our program takes place every Tuesday & Thursday

beginning end of September and ends in early June.

2:45–3:00 Volunteers arrive at the Community House

3:10 –3:35 Arrive at the Community House for a free time

3:30–4:00 Healthy Snacks

4:00–5:00 Tutoring time in the areas of reading , math, creative writing and C.P.R (Caring, Purpose, Responsibility)

5:00-5:25 Homework Assistance, Indoor Board Games or Crafts, Outdoor Games, Sports, etc.

5:25–5:30 Parent Pick-up or student walks home

5:30–6:15 Volunteer Debriefing Time

Please note that a volunteer training will take place before our program start date.

•           We require a recent vulnerable sector police check.

•           You may want to volunteer in more than one area. Please view our other volunteer positions accessible on this site.

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