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! 

Responsibilities 

  • 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 director@banfflibrary.ab.ca 
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.