Summer Reading Club Assistant

Banff Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic Summer Reading Club Assistant to join our team and develop and deliver the library’s fabulous summer program! 


  • Plan and deliver the Summer Reading Club 2022 facilitating weekly programs for children ages 4-12 
  • Market and promote the Summer Reading Club, including school presentations 
  • Assist with the presentation of special summer events such as the SRC Get Your Summer Read on Day 
  • Gather feedback, statistics, and complete a final report and evaluation at the end of the summer 
  • Children’s readers’ advisory and shelving duties as required 

Skills and Experience 

  • A passion for working with children and promoting literacy 
  • Experience in preparing and presenting programs for children– music, drama and storytelling background are helpful, as is knowledge of children’s literature. 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office applications 
  • The terms of this position are conditional upon grant funding including: 
    • student status and returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2022 
    • legally entitled to work in Canada 
    • between the ages of 15-30 

Hours of Work:  35 hours/week, including weekend shifts in July and August. 
Hourly Rate:  $18/ hour        

If you are interested, please apply to: Sarah McCormack, Library Director 
Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. 

We thank all candidates for their interest but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. A Criminal Records Check with a check for Vulnerable Sectors will be required for the successful candidate. 

Banff Public Library supports equity employment, offering equal opportunity to all Canadians and permanent residents, encouraging applicants from a diverse range of candidates.