Summer Children’s Program Assistant

  • Essa Public Library
  • Essa Township
  • Jan 24, 2020

Job Description

30 hours per week for 14 weeks, May 20th to August 28th
Business hours with a possible two evenings/week plus some Saturdays
Three days off will be determined within the 14 weeks of employment
$14.62 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Two positions available
Program Assistant will:
1) Work with a team to create Summer Reading Club opportunities for children ages 3-12
2) Design, facilitate and deliver innovative and inclusive programs for children
3) Promote programs through interactive outreach visits to local elementary schools
4) Nurture community relationships through customer-focused communication
5) Assist with other library tasks as time permits
Program Assistant Skill-Set:
• Experience and aptitude working with children and youth
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a genuine interest in helping people
• Strong organizational abilities and problem-solving abilities
• A creative attitude for designing displays and marketing materials
• Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision
• Digital Literacy, including 3D printing
• OPP Check required if the successful candidate is older than 18

To meet Funding Requirements the successful applicants must be:
• Younger than 30
• eligible for employment in Canada

Apply before 5:00pm March 27, 2020 to:
Holly Elliott, Coordinator of Children and Family Experiences

For further information about the position visit
To request Accessible formats or identify Accessibility needs, phone: 705-424-6531
Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.
We thank all candidates for their interest - those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage / Salary

$14.62 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

How to Apply