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YOUTH Summer Program Assistant

Country Hills Library

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Youth Program Assistants interact with children (3-11 years) who attend our summer programs. Working together with staff, volunteers are enthusiastic and provide hands-on help to staff and participants. In return, you can collect community service hours for high school, boost your résumé and have fun!

. 13 - 18 years; entering grades 9 - 12 in the fall 2023
. Enjoys interacting with other people (staff, volunteers, kids) - experience an asset
. Excited about working with kids and willing to smile, start a conversation, play a game, give instructions or provide assistance
. Reliable and able to work independently

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 13+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Library/Research

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Playing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Candidates will be able to sign up for an interview/information session.
Training will be presented online at the end of June.
Working Conditions: Library space
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime
Must be able to volunteer for at least five shifts throughout the summer; each shift is 2 hours. Please note that our summer programs are not offered every day of the week; no weekend shifts.

   Contact Information
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Sherry Erb
519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1

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