Kids’ World Desk Intern

Looking to gain practical experience working in a busy environment where kids and families come to play, read, and explore? Gain valuable experience serving the public at our busy Kids’ World desk as you connect with kids ages 0-12 and families. Our innovative and award-winning library is the spot for you to learn real-world skills in customer and information services as you work directly with families during our busiest time of year!   We can provide an ideal learning opportunity to help you prepare for your future career working with youth.

We are looking for a friendly, creative, and enthusiastic individual who is ready with a smile and likes helping people.    This position is designed to provide experience in learning how to provide excellent customer service and polish your communication skills as you help answer questions at the desk, provide basic instruction on using our catalog and computers, assist with program support, and work effectively with our diverse community and seasoned professionals.

Requirements & Skills: 
Customer service experience and knowledge of children’s literature preferred.  Experience with working with children ages 0-12 preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and excel in Our Culture.
Preferred candidates will be currently enrolled in an MLIS or Education program.
Hours and Scheduling: 
Part-time position, 20 hours per week from May 28 to August 11. Hours of work will include weekdays with the option of some evenings and weekends.
Salary and Benefits: 
This is a paid internship, $17.75 per hour. No benefits.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit by March 31, 2019:
  • A letter of interest, including how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.
  • Your resume.
Only electronic submissions will be considered.
We want to amaze our customers. So we expect the best from everyone. Those who embrace our culture will be successful and happy here. Read more.
If you are selected for an interview, be ready to tell us how you will excel in our culture.
We promote diversity and practice inclusion; all abilities are encouraged to apply.
If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know.
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