The Norwich (VT) Public Library seeks an energetic and dedicated individual interested in joining our team on a temporary basis. We are a
busy library and are looking for a passionate Youth Services Assistant to become a part of our community from August 22, 2023, until December 29, 2023. This position will focus on providing services in the Youth Services Department but will also work within other library areas as needed.
Our ideal candidate will love interacting with youth from birth through high school age and their caregivers and will exhibit:
• Excellent customer service
• A sense of humor
• The qualities of a team player
• Strong organization skills
• Attention to detail
Job responsibilities include:
• Collaboration with the Youth Services Librarian in developing programs for youth and families
• Provides circulation and reference assistance
• Maintain a welcoming and aesthetically pleasing environment
• Experience working with children and families
• Proficient with technology
What does a typical day look like for the Youth Services Assistant?
You’ll spend the majority of your time in the youth services department doing everything from pulling books for displays to helping kids and
caregivers find the materials and information they need to checking out materials. Your day may also include shelving returned items, helping prepare materials for upcoming programs including craft preparation, straightening shelves, or assisting with programs.
One of the most important aspects of the job will be brainstorming with the Youth Services Librarian about timely, on trend ideas for displays and programs that provide learning and leisure opportunities for the Norwich community of kids from newborns through high school and their caregiver. Enjoying conversation and collaboration are a must!
As a member of the staff, you will be expected, at times, to provide service in other areas of the library.
This position is 20 hours per week & reports to the Youth Services Librarian.
Hours are Monday – Friday 1:30pm – 5:30pm. Pay scale $18.50 – $19.50/hour.
Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Position open until filled.
– Posted 6/27/23