The City of Redwood City is looking for energetic people interested in working approximately 5 -15 hours per week, Monday-Sunday, varying hours, performing children’s reference services, planning and presenting storytimes, organizing and conducting library programs, assisting with homework, shelving library materials, and supervising and monitoring youth customers in the main library or library branches.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform readers’ advisory and answer library reference questions; plan and present storytimes for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children; lead a variety of programs and activities which may include, but are not limited to, arts and crafts, reading clubs, and music activities; help students with homework needs; prepare activity calendars or flyers; assist in organizing, promoting, and staffing special events; represent the library with social media; engage in outreach to schools and daycares; follow opening and closing procedures; order and organize craft and game materials; create book displays; report to supervisors orally and in writing; complete assigned clerical assignments, timecards, attendance reports, and incident reports; follow departmental and citywide rules and regulations and general work procedures; perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
This is a highly visible and responsible position. Above all, the person in this position should present a positive image of the “personality of the Library” – making all people feel welcome and accepted at the Library.
This is a non-benefited casual position. A casual employee may not work more than 1000 hours per fiscal year.
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