Youth Services Outreach Intern

We are looking for a creative, flexible, and reliable outreach intern for our busy spring and early summer outreach season. You will have duties that cover many aspects of library service but your primary focus will be learning how to provide outstanding community outreach in a variety of settings.
 
As outreach intern, you will collaborate with our knowledgeable and experienced staff to provide programs and services both out in the community and inside the library. You will acquire the skills needed to work effectively with schools and other community partners, staff from across the library, and children and teens with differing abilities.
 
Responsibilities
• Create and execute 30 minute, interactive literature based programming for K-5 groups
• Prepare and present high interest book talks for students in grades 3-12 out in schools
• Create and present high energy presentations to promote the summer reading program
• Collect resources to provide curricular support to K-8th grade classrooms
• Represent the library and provide resources in the library, on the bookmobile and at various evening events at  schools and other locations in the community
Requirements & Skills: 
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
• Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends
• Comfortable speaking to large groups, from children to adults
• Strong writing skills
• Working knowledge of literature for children and teens
• Positive attitude and ability to adapt quickly to unexpected circumstances
• Interest in working with underserved, at risk populations
 
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and excel in Our Culture.
 
Preferred qualifications include: fluency in a second language and access to reliable, independent transportation.
 
Education: 
Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an LTA or MLIS program.
Hours and Scheduling: 
Part-time.  Sixteen week internship at 20 hours a week, including daytime, evening, and occasional weekend hours. Start date negotiable but no later than April 8.
Salary and Benefits: 
Salary range from $18.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending on qualifications. No benefits.
 
Candidates who apply by February 24 will be given priority for interviews. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit :
 
  • 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.
 
 
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy