Summer Reading Club Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Summer Reading Club Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Prince Rupert Public Library
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Prince Rupert, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-07-04 à 2017-08-18 (7 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,16 $

Summer Reading Club Coordinator

Prince Rupert Public Library

July 4th – August 18th, 2017

$14.16 per hour - 35 hours per week

The Prince Rupert Public Library is seeking a Coordinator for our Summer Reading Club, 'Walk on the Wild Side." The Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing six weeks of four weekly classes for school-aged children. The program includes storytelling, crafts, games and other activities that reflect our culture, natural surroundings and history, including those of our local First Nations. This position would suit those enthusiastic about working with children in a library setting. The successful candidate will have a good command of the English language.

We are looking for someone with good communication and computer skills who enjoys working with children. You should be creative, flexible, and appreciate the importance of connecting children with literature. You must be between the ages of 16 and 30, have attended school this past semester and will be attending full-time in September.

The Prince Rupert Library is located in the centre of our community of 12,000. We have a staff of seven full-time, and 5 part-time employees. We live in a diverse community which enjoys celebrating the many cultures our citizens represent. Prince Rupert is located on the picturesque north west coast of British Columbia and offers a great array of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.

Our tourist attractions include: the world class Museum of Northern British Columbia, totem poles, the Sunken Garden, whale watching tours, grizzly bear tours of the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, Cow Bay, North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site, Kwinitsa Railway Museum, Pike Island petroglyphs, First Nations dancers at the Longhouse, the Firehall Museum, kayak tours and rentals, helicopter and seaplane tours, Oliver Lake Bonsai Forest, Butze Rapids and Grassy Bay Trail.

Check out our community and surrounding area at:

Prince Rupert Public Library

City of Prince Rupert

Museum of Northern B.C.

Tourism Prince Rupert

North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

A complete job description is available on the library's website,, or by contacting Beth Dimond at Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at the Prince Rupert Public Library, 101 6th Avenue West, Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J 1Y9. Cover letters and resumes may also be emailed to, or faxed to (250) 627-7743. The library is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone, including women, minorities, disabled and First Nations people to apply. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30, have attended school last semester and are attending school full-time in September. A criminal records check may be required.

Applications will be accepted until 5 pm, Saturday June 3rd, 2017.

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