Summer Literacy Assistants – #5732 – ST
Grimsby Public Library
A highly self-motivated individual, Summer Literacy Assistants will help children ages 2-12 improve their literacy skills and develop a lifelong love of reading. Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s Services, you will assist with the Library’s popular Summer Reading Program. Responsibilities include staffing the Summer Reading desk, completing weekly program activities, and tidying the children’s area. Summer Literacy Assistants will also aid in the promotion of the TD Summer Reading Club program in the Grimsby community through actively conversing with the community both inside the library and at outreach events. Summer Literacy Assistants will also participate in the Library’s summer children’s programs including special events.
Education and Training Required:
The ideal candidate for this position should be in high school or pursuing post-secondary studies in the fields of education or child development and must be passionate about libraries and literacy. This position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with children and will be of interest to those who are planning a career in Education, ECE, or libraries.
The Grimsby Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. Applicants for this position must meet the eligibility criteria of the Canada Summer Jobs program.
Terms of Appointment: 2 Positions available
Start date: Friday June 28, 2019
End date: Saturday August 31, 2019
30 hours/week @ $14.00/hour
Evening and weekend work required.
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by 5 PM on Monday June 3, 2019 to:
Kathryn Drury, CEO and Chief Librarian
Grimsby Public Library
18 Carnegie Lane,
Grimsby, ON L3M 1Y1
The Grimsby Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please advise the Library to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout the process.
We thank all applicants for their interest; However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.