Library Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Library Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : East Gwillimbury Public Library
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Holland Landing, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-12-04 à 2018-03-23 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,00 $

Library Intern,

East Gwillimbury Public Library


East Gwillimbury Public Library ( serves a growing population of over 24,000 in an urban/rural setting and is located in the Region of York, approximately 10 minutes north of the Town of Newmarket. Library locations are located in the communities of Holland Landing and Mount Albert. East Gwillimbury is poised to reach 40,000 residents by 2020.

Position Summary

Are you up for the challenge? Bring your skills and experience to the East Gwillimbury Public Library and join a growing team that is committed to enriching lives in the designated growth community in York Region. As the Librarian Intern, you will provide marketing, outreach and programming support to the Library system through the development and delivery of innovative workshops. You will have the opportunity to gain insight into the day in the life of a growing library system and participate in offering services to the community. Playing and learning with new technology and marketing software will be a key part of your role. Regular travel within the community is a component of this position. Weekends and evening shifts will be scheduled.


• Recent graduate with a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited library school

• Have a sense of fun and enthusiasm for public libraries

• Possess a keen interest in services to all ages

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Demonstrated experience and interest in working with innovative technologies such as 3D printing, Google Cardboard, MaKey MaKey and more

• Demonstrated experience/interest in developing and delivering programs for children and youth

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Valid G license and reliable access to a vehicle

• Familiarity with SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system considered an asset.

• Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status, or refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);

• Legal entitlement to work in Canada;

• Between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

East Gwillimbury Public Library is a competency-based workplace. For this position, the Library seeks applicants with the following demonstrated aptitudes.

• Access Services

• Collaborative Relationships

• Collection Control & Maintenance

• Communication

• Customer Services

• Ethics & Values

• Interpersonal Relationships

• Learning & Growth mindset

• Organization of Collections

• Patron Training

• Readers Advisory

• Reference and Circulation Services

• Technology Core Competencies

Working Conditions

Status: Full-time; Temporary

Schedule: 35 hours weekly, including evenings and weekends

Hourly Rate $15.00 plus 4% vacation pay

Deadline 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017

How and Where to Apply

Interested candidates must be registered in the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory ( and provide a covering letter and resume addressed to:

Angela Ramsey

Manager, Customer Experience

East Gwillimbury Public Library

P.O. Box 1609, 19513 Yonge Street

Holland Landing, ON

L9N 1P2


Additional Comments:

East Gwillimbury Public Library is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those with disabilities. We support the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and have established policies, procedures, and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards of the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process please notify the contact person identified in this posting.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Personal Privacy Act and will only be used for candidate selection

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