Summer Literacy Assistants – #4766 – ST
Grimsby Public Library
The Grimsby Public Library is seeking 2 summer students for 30 hours a week for 8 weeks.
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 Programs. 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 Preschool and TD Summer Reading Club programs in the Grimsby community through actively conversing with the community both inside the library and at outreach events. Summer Literacy Assistants will also assist with 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. This position is subject to employment conditions as found in the Grimsby Public Library Terms of Employment.
Terms of Appointment: 2 Positions available
Start date: Thursday June 28, 2018
End date: Saturday August 25, 2018
30 hours/week @ $14.00/hour
Evening and weekend work required.
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by 5 PM on Tuesday May 22, 2018 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.