Summer Program Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Summer Program Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Stettler Public Library
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Stettler, Alberta
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-01 à 2017-08-25 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 16,00 $

Summer Program Coordinator—Stettler Public Library, Stettler, Alberta

Beginning May 1, 2017 and ending August 25, 2017

Wage: $16.00 per hour, 35 hours per week


The Summer Program Coordinator will develop, plan, and implement activities for the Summer Reading Program for 2017 incorporating the idea of Canada’s 150th birthday--expansive, untamed, unrestrained, natural, fun, but a little bit dangerous, exciting, and unpredictable. Core activities for the Coordinator include planning and scheduling activities including strong STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) and interactive components, promoting the program around the community, implementing the schedule of activities, and developing contests and games related to reading and literacy.


Duties and Responsibilities

a. to create and deliver a summer reading program for three age groups (ages 5-8, 9-12, and teen)

b. to develop activity plans and timelines that can be used subsequently to help structure the program

c. to manage in-library reading activities by organizing creative weekly displays and contests

d. to build partnerships with local schools and other community groups and participate in outreach visits and library tours

e. to promote and advertise the program within the community, as well as liaising with local businesses and service organizations for sponsorships/prize donations

f. to co-ordinate guest speakers and field trips

g. to develop brochures and other promotional materials, including use of social networking and writing a column for the local newspaper

h. to manage the summer program budget, report statistics, and submit program evaluations


This position requires a minimum of Grade 12, an advanced proficiency in the English language, excellent computer skills including the capacity to design online and interactive activities for program participants, experience working with children and knowledge of public library operations. The candidate must demonstrate maturity, strong interpersonal relations, creative ability and enthusiasm for working on this project. A background in education, drama, storytelling or musical performance and enthusiasm for learning new technology skills would be an asset.

As a condition of employment, the applicant selected must pass a Vulnerable Sector check.

The applicant should have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

All applications must be submitted to the Stettler Public Library by no later than March 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted in person; via mail at: Stettler Public Library, 6202-44 Avenue, Stettler, AB T0C 2L1 and via email at spl@prl.ab.ca.



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