Math Tutor

Help high school students improve their math and study skills – but be prepared to be more than a tutor! You will be a positive adult in the lives of youth, offering encouragement and inspiration to participants, all of whom were selected based on academic and financial need and motivation to succeed.


All quadrants; community-based, with locations at Shawnessy YMCA, Saddletowne YMCA, Eau Claire YMCA, Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot, Father Lacombe High School, Remington YMCA, Crescent Heights High School, and Forest Lawn High School. Proximity is a factor in matching.

Clearance Required:

Calgary Police Services Check, including vulnerable sector search and Child Welfare Check (completed with YMCA staff assistance).

Screening & Training:

In-person interview and three professional references are required.

Mandatory YMCA Calgary Child Protection Policy & Orientation, YMCA Onboarding, Health & Safety, and Tutoring Orientation (12 hours total). Optional free 12-hour Renert Centre high school math refresher (four 3-hour sessions offered at the beginning of each semester). Additional, optional math training offered several times per year.


Minimum commitment of once a week for two hours each week for at least one school year (approximately 10 months). Shifts are after school hours Monday through Thursday. Day of the week and exact timing are dependent upon location.

Adam SlaterMath Tutor