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Summer Reading Club - Project Assistant for Powell River Public Library


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Position:Summer Reading Club - Project Assistant
Employer:Powell River Public Library
Closing Date:2021-May-21
Salary or Wage:$19.02 per hour plus 15% in lieu of benefits
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:June 7 2021
EmailOr post to:
Rebecca Burbank, Chief Librarian
Powell River Public Library
100-6975 Alberni St.
Powell River, BC V8A 2B8


- Driver’s licence and vehicle required.
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Advanced keyboard (typing) skills required
- Post-secondary education preferred
- Ability to work in a collegial environment where respect for library patrons and staff is of paramount importance required
- Ability to work independently and take the lead with groups, problem solve and think on your feet
- Comfortable speaking in front of large groups, and managing large groups of children
- The physical stamina and ability to perform the tasks associated with this position
- Clear criminal record check and proof of job credentials required
- Ability to meet and communicate with the public with assurance, understanding, courtesy and tact required
- Confident in a technology rich environment, specifically Microsoft Office, video conferencing and video editing
- Experience with WordPress and Adobe Elements are a plus

Duties and Responsibilities

- With the Childrenís Services Coordinator, develop programming for Summer Reading Club
- Deliver programming for Summer Reading Club including: book clubs, special workshops, weekly events and presenting at schools
- Promote the Libraryís Summer Reading Club offerings by creating marketing materials
- Update the library website (WordPress)
- Manage registration form distribution and collection for each event
- Gather, set up and take down materials needed for the programs
- Report on the programís outcomes for the benefit of future planning
- Perform work on a wide variety of Library tasks depending on the project but always following established Library policies and procedures
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chief Librarian or Assistant Chief Librarian

Additional Details

Other qualifications specifically related to the project required:

- Meet the requirements of the Canada Summer Jobs program and Young Canada Works as applicable, including:
a) Is between 16 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
b) Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
- Note: Non-Canadian students or graduates holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible

c) Be a student and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW/CSJ employment

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