Summer Employment Opportunity

Summer Employment Opportunity – Summer Reading Program Coordinator


Serving the Town of Taber and the surrounding municipal district, Taber Public Library’s (TPL) mission is to meet the informational, educational, recreational and cultural needs of the community. TPL is here to satisfy curiosity, help express creativity, celebrate diversity and stimulate imagination.

TPL has openings for 2 Summer Reading Program Coordinators: team players responsible for developing and providing programming for children participating in TD’s Summer Reading Program.

These are part time temporary positions, working 30 hours per week Tuesday through Saturday beginning Tuesday June 20, 2017 and ending Saturday August 12, 2017 (2 weeks of preparation time and 6 weeks of programming). Hourly rate is $12.50 per hour paid on a bi-weekly basis.

-                     Generating a calendar of events over the duration of the program
-                     Lobbying the summer program to local businesses for their support
-                     Developing and implementing various events over the course of the program i.e. games, readings, guest visits, crafts,etc.
-                     Arranging for volunteers to help out where needed
-                     Maintaining program statistics
-                     Working within a budget

-                     Imagination and creativity
-                     Strong communication skills
-                     Ability to interact with all age levels
-                     Strong organization skills
-                     Ability to work with little supervision and/or in a team setting
-                     Strong leadership skills
-                     Must be 16 or older and have a valid driver's license

All those interested in applying for these positions may send a cover letter and resume to:
Summer Reading Program
c/o Taber Public Library
5415 50 Avenue
Taber, Alberta
T1G 1V2
Alternatively, cover letters and resumes may be faxed to 403-223-4314 or emailed to with the Subject “Application - Summer Reading Program Coordinator.”
Deadline for applications is 9:00AM Friday April 28, 2017.