Children's Department Summer Intern - Student Volunteer Coordinator

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Position Title: Children's Department Summer Intern - Student Volunteer Coordinator

Branch: Positions available at several branches.

Department: Children's Dept.

Supervisor: Children's Department Head

Length of Commitment: 6 to 12 weeks, negotiable, during the summer

Time Involvement: 15-25 hours per week, negotiable

Position Summary:
The intern will schedule, train, and supervise young adult volunteers during the summer months. These volunteers will be helping with the Library's popular summer reading program for youth in grades K-12. The program includes reading incentives and children's programs.

Major Responsibilities:
Organizes and establishes a time schedule for young adult volunteers to work prearranged hours; coordinates and schedules volunteers to work assigned hours; learns and then teaches skills to volunteers for specific tasks. (The intern will teach volunteers how to register children for the reading program, put picture books in order, help with library programs for children, and set up library displays. S/he will learn how to recognize learning styles and talents of volunteers and use appropriately.) Supervises volunteers during their hours at the library.

Responsible and dependable; organizational and time management skills; self-motivated; willing to learn new skills and teach others; able to complete tasks in a timely manner.

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