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April 26 2022

SUMMER READING PROGRAM WORKER        8 weeks, 35 hours per week, July 4-August 26

Prepare and deliver engaging summer programs for children, including the NLLS Summer Reading Club. Programs will include any mix of virtual and in-person programs.

Canada Summer Jobs Funded. Please note that applicants must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada; are between 15 and 30 years of age as of July 4; and are legally entitled to work in Alberta

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assist with organizing, promoting, and facilitating virtual and in-person (if guidelines allow) Summer Reading programs and related activities for children
  • Deliver programs outdoors, at the Library, and at community organizations
  • Plan and implement activities (within a team and individually) including stories, games, craft and literacy activities, often using technology
  • Prepare kits for program attendees
  • The position will also include general library duties such as shelf reading, weeding, tidying, digital media marketing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate creative flair in implementing children’s activities for the summer programs
  • Able to organize our two-month summer reading program, including set up, take down, cleaning, and record keeping
  • Innovative and confident in running virtual programs
  • Work enthusiastically and effectively with children of all ages, student volunteers and adults
  • Ability to work independently or in a small group, able to be flexible and adapt to changes quickly
  • A current certification for standard First Aid - Level C & CPR/ AED training an asset but not required
  • The successful applicant will require Criminal Record check, including a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Computer Applications, Comfortable with online meeting software, social media, and Microsoft Suite

Salary: $15.00 per hour        Apply by: 2022-06-01             Start date: 2022-07-04

Schedule:   Monday – Friday, may be rare evening or weekend hours. Participation in outreach events and travel to locations throughout the community may be required.

Library is cleaned according to COVID-19 standards, and the library adheres to all COVID-19 guidelines.

This position will be of interest to youth in the following programs:

  • Children and Youth Services, Marketing, Arts, Education

Please apply with a cover letter, resume, and 3 references who can attest to your character, previous work, and/or volunteer performance. Deliver to the Library at 5009 Diefenbaker Ave, Two Hills, AB or email to librarian@twohillslibrary.ab.ca

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