Children's Program Assistant

(Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave)

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Position ID: V-BAR0044 Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 Last Full Update: 02 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSylvia Mueller, Volunteer Coordinator, Barrie Public Library; Phone: 705-728-1010 ext 2266; Email:
Duties- Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to children as they join the program. 
- Assist children during programs to complete activities 
- Assist with ushering duties during programs, such as crowd control, ticket taking, counting attendance, and admitting latecomers. 
- Assist with craft preparation before the program. 
- Assist with set up and clean up for the program. 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of each participant and the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Manager, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate Library staff.
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BenefitsTeamwork experience, working with children, and opportunity to be creative!
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForHighschool students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Library Services ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong term
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Additional RequirementsA completed application form, two references, and a interview. If the individual is 18 or 19 years of age, a police check is required.
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Organization NameBarrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Address & Map
48 Dean Ave
Barrie, ON L4N 0C2
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