YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Do you enjoy working with young children and their families? We are looking for a part-time (20 hrs. a week) youth services associate to work five days a week during school hours staffing the youth services desk, visiting local schools and daycares, and offering family storytime programs. The schedule will be Monday through Friday, with shifts variating between 9am and 2pm.

This position will be responsible for maintaining our circulating toy and maker kit collection, offering reader’s advisory and family-oriented reference services at the youth services desk during our busy morning shifts, and taking storytimes and outreach programs to local schools. Experience working with young children is required and preferred experience includes familiarity with children’s literature, early literacy, promoting children’s literacy, and child development.

Starting pay is $16 / hour. Paid holidays and prorated benefits are included.

High school diploma or GED required, and College degree, BA/BS is desired. Students currently enrolled in college pursuing a graduate degree (MLIS or other) are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter via email to Jennifer Wharton, jwharton@elkhorn.lib.wi.us.

A full job listing can be found HERE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.