Volunteering & Employment

Employment

Casual Library Clerk

Duties for the position will include:

  • Implementing and running programming for various age groups.
  • Circulating and shelving library materials.
  • Responding to reference and general enquiries.
  • Orienting new members to the library.
  • Assisting patrons with public-use computers, library equipment, and mobile devices.
  • Promoting library materials and program while providing excellent service.

 
Qualifications:

  • High School diploma.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and resources.
  • Love of helping everyone find a great book.
  • Fantastic customer service skills.

 
Experience working with children is an asset.  Experience with technology is also an asset.  The successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and must be available to work various shifts including evenings and Saturdays.
 
Cover letters and resumes may be sent by mail or email to:

Rachel Dick Hughes
Director of Library Services
Strathmore Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd.
Strathmore, AB T1P 1A1
asmlibmgr@marigold.ab.ca
 
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position.  Only candidates for interviews will be contacted.  Please submit your application no later than October 31, 2017.
 

Volunteering

Do you enjoy working with people?  Have you always wanted to share your talent or hobby with the community?  The library is looking for new volunteers!  Our volunteers help us with many tasks around the library and we are always looking for people to help out.  Currently we are opening up our volunteer opportunities to include programming!


We are open to many programming ideas, but here are a few to think about:

  • Put on a knitting or quilting class.
  • Host a book club.
  • Instruct a class on Genealogy.
  • Host a Multi-cultural Storytime.
  • Teach a basic drawing/art class.


Ongoing Volunteer opportunities includes duties such as:

  • Shelving materials and shelf-reading.
  • Assembling membership packages.
  • Folding brochures.
  • Craft preparation.
  • Assisting with special events such as booksales and author visits.
  • Dusting shelves, cutting cardboard, and sorting labels.


If you are interested in volunteering at the library, stop on by, fill our Volunteer Application (attached below) and join our team!  We'd love to hear from you!

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