Volunteering & Employment

Employment

A permanent part-time (15 hrs/week) Library Clerk is required to commence immediately. Duties for the position include:
 
· Circulating library materials and responding to reference and general enquiries.
· Orienting new members to the library.
· Creating and scheduling posts on multiple social media platforms.
· Planning and running programs for all ages, including teens.
· Providing technology tutoring to patrons on a variety of devices and software.
· Promoting library materials and programs while providing excellent service.
 
Qualifications:
· High school diploma
· Familiarity with social media and technology with experience troubleshooting
· Love of helping everyone find a great book
· Fantastic customer service skills
 
The successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and must be available to work some evenings and Saturdays.
 
Cover letters and resumes may be sent by email by October 15th to:
 
Rachel Dick Hughes
Director of Library Services
Strathmore Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd
Strathmore, AB  T1P 1A1
director@strathmorelibrary.ca
 
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
 

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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