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Part-Time Youth Services Associate

 

Indian Prairie Public Library is looking for a creative and enthusiastic person to join our Youth Services team. If you love to help others, if you enjoy learning, creating, reading, and playing – especially with kids and teens- then Indian Prairie Public Library has an opportunity for you.

The person selected to fill our Youth Services Associate position will work with librarians to serve kids from birth through grade 6. Responsibilities include reference, readers/media advisory, technology help, programming, and school tours. Programming may include storytimes for all ages and hands-on art/STEM classes. Our Kids and Teens Department is extremely busy with a wide variety of activities.  Our kids and parents love our services and the warm and friendly staff.

Applicants must have:

  • Experience working with kids
  • A commitment to quality customer service
  • A genuine interest in youth services and literature
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills

The salary is $15.64/hour. The position works 18 hours/week including days, evenings and weekends.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Natalie Williams, Head of Youth Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The subject line on the email should read “Youth Services Associate Application.” Resumes will be accepted until December 2, 2019. A complete job description is available here or at the Checkout Desk.

Indian Prairie Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer.  We are located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge.