Summer Learning Program Coordinator 2023

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 programs to motivate reading as well as events that support the development of literacy and STEM skills. The position is for 35 hours/week for 11 weeks at a rate of $18.04/hour. The preferred start date is June 5, 2023 and ends on Aug 19, 2023. A resume and cover letter should arrive via email by Tuesday, May 30th at 4 p.m. to:

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

Direction of Others
  • None

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 STEM 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