Summer Learning Program Coordinator 2022

Application Deadline
External Posting
Chief Executive Officer
Employee Group
Non-Union / Management

Student position responsible for planning, promoting, and implementing the Summer Learning Program, which consists of an at-your-own pace reading program and regular events for children ages 0-13. They are responsible for designing fun reading programs to motivate reading as well as events that support the development of literacy and STEAM skills. The position is for 35 hours/week for 14 weeks at a rate of $17.00/hour. The preferred start date is May 16, 2022 and ends on Aug 19, 2022. A resume and cover letter should arrive via email by Friday, May 13 before 5 p.m. to:

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Application deadline: Friday, May 13, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.

Joan MacLean
CEO, Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre

Core Competencies

• Experience working with children or in libraries
• Basic computer skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Able to work independently and complete assignments with minimal supervision
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and initiatives


Summer Learning Program

  • Plans, promotes, and implements the Summer Learning Program
  • Designs extrinsic motivations for reading, which could include community reading goals, prizes, etc.
  • Performs Reader’s Advisory to support the development of intrinsic reading motivations
  • Designs virtual events to support the development of literacy and STEAM skills for children ages 0-13
  • Works with community partners to embed the Summer Reading Program in other community events
  • Performs outreach in schools to promote the Summer Learning Program
  • Plans, promotes, and implements the Summer Learning Program Wrap-Up Program
  • Write a final work report at the end of the summer

General Duties

  • Responds to patron questions and situations in accordance with library policy and in a manner to enhance the reputation of the library as a public service organization
  • Assists patrons in locating material and information in the library, on the internet, and in the Library’s e-Resources.
  • Instructs and assist library patrons in the use of the internet and computers
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and supports library goals and objectives
  • Obligated to protect the privacy of library patrons who may be borrowing material dealing with confidential issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

• Canadian citizenship
• Eligible to work in Canada
• Between 15-30 at the start of employment
• Commit to the full duration of the work assignment
• Not have another full-time job
• Registered as a full-time student in the semester preceding the position
• Intend to return to full-time studies in the Fall

Working Conditions

• A typical work week consists of varying hours and may require regular weekend and evening work.
• Works in a computerized public service environment
• Working conditions regularly involve a degree of mental stress and physical strain with the possibility of prolonged periods with irregular breaks
• Some element of personal risk involved in the performance of these duties