South San Francisco

Library Page (Homework Club Assistant) - Casual/Hourly Position (19509101)

San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled
$15.00-$18.23 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


520 Tamarack Lane South San Francisco, 94080


Applications are being accepted for the position of Library Page (Homework Club Assistant)- Casual/Hourly Position with the City of South San Francisco's Library Department.


SALARY RANGE:  $12.00 to $14.59 an hour

WORK HOURS: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday (summers only)

                           2:30 PM - 6:15 PM, Monday through Friday (school year)

The City of South San Francisco is a fully independent and highly commercialized full-service city with an estimated population of 65,710 growing to 100,000 during business hours. City departments include: Police; Fire; Parks & Recreation; Public Works; Economic and Community Development; Information Technology; City Attorney; Library; Finance; Human Resources; and Office of the City Manager. The City has a Council-City Manager form of government with more than 400 full– and part-time employees. 

The Library Page position available is an hourly, non-benefited, temporary assignment which operates out of the Community Learning Center, a branch of the Library Department. The Community Learning Center (CLC) works with collaborative agencies to serve youth and families. In collaboration with other staff at the Community Learning Center, the Library Page, or Homework Club Assistant, will help with the children’s activities and projects, in the belief that each child, youth and adult brings strength, talents, and skills to the learning process.  The Homework Club operates five days a week from 2:00 – 6:00 pm and serves Title I schools in South San Francisco.


  • Assist 3rd to 5th graders in the completion of homework;
  • Work as part of collaborative team to support goals of the HWC and the Community Learning Center;
  • Assist with classroom management;
  • Develop and implement fun, interactive games and educational activities;
  • Co-lead classroom activities in the areas of math, reading, writing, and art;
  • Support educational activities during Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programming; and
  • Use open communication and active listening with children and adults.


The ideal candidate is punctual; possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills; can work independently or as part of a team; is successful at understanding and carrying out verbal and written directions; and is skilled in interacting effectively with the public.


  • At least one year experience working with children
  • Must be 16 years or older (A work permit is required through age 17. Applications can be obtained from public high school Counseling Offices).
  • Applicants being considered for employment must be able to furnish proof of legal right to work in the U.S.


For additional information regarding this position, please contact Karla Molina Bourdon, Library Program Manager - Literacy Services  / 650.829.3870.

City of South San Francisco, Library Department   EOE

This general announcement is subject to change.  It does not constitute an express or implied contract.

Special Instructions

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. You are encouraged to apply immediately as recruitment may close at any time.

You may attach a cover letter and resume , however, they do not substitute for a completed online application.

Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including a pre-employment physical and drug screening (when applicable), reference checks, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment.

Candidates requesting veteran’s preference must provide a copy of U.S. Government Form DD 214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" as an attachment to their CalOpps application.

Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application.  Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.

The policy of the City of South San Francisco is to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual preference, marital status or national origin.  It is the intent and desire of the City of South San Francisco that equal employment opportunity will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  The City of South San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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