Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Summer Aide, Children’s Services - Canton Public Library

Summer Aide, Children’s Services - Canton Public Library. A temporary, part-time position offering a great deal of library and children’s programming experience. Duties: Working with Children’s Room staff in all aspects of children’s services: helping to prepare and present library programs for children and teens; conducting special children’s and teens programs as requested; working at the Children’s Room service desk answering questions from patrons, assisting with computers, and helping patrons with the summer reading program; assisting with collection maintenance and displays, performing other duties as requested or assigned. Hours & Pay: 20 hours per week on average for July and August only. Flexibility in working hours, including evenings. $9.18 - $9.36 per hour. Requirements: High school diploma; College degree, or college degree in progress preferred. Experience working with children. Must be able to learn routine library procedures, follow oral and written instructions, and communicate clearly and courteously with co-workers and the public. A strong and diverse reader. Preference may be given to a candidate with strong organizational skills, crafting skills, or experience in stage crew. To apply: Town of Canton employment applications are available at the library’s Circulation Desk or from the town website: http://www.townofcantonct.org/filestorage/84/Employment_Application_2011.pdf. Completed applications may be dropped off or mailed to: Robert Simon, Library Director, Canton Public Library, 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT 06019. One or two candidates will be chosen. Position will be advertised until successful candidate(s) is chosen. EOE.