Storytime Provider Needed, Year Round

Poster advertising need for Storytime Provider at Chatfield Public Library.

Please send completed applications to the Chatfield Public Library at 314 Main St. S., Chatfield, MN 55923 or to chat_dir@selco.info.  Position open until filled.

Job Summary
Plan, prepare, and present engaging storytimes to groups of children (primarily toddler-preschool) at the library every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10:30am.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent minimum
  • Effective Public Service and Interpersonal Skills: Responsiveness, courtesy, helpfulness, the ability to communicate clearly, a neat personal appearance, and an orderly work space
  • Flexibility, patience, and a genuine enjoyment in working with young children
  • Experience planning and conducting successful programs for groups of young children is highly preferred
  • Library experience is preferred

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read aloud to groups of children in an entertaining and engaging manner
  • Develop and present interactive storytimes that include a variety of activities engaging to young children (books, songs, fingerplays, role play, flannel stories, puppets, games, crafts, snacks, etc.)
  • Obtain books and supplies necessary for each storytime
  • Assume responsibility for managing prep time to sufficiently prepare for each storytime within the hours allotted (approximately 2 hrs prep time per 1 hr storytime)
  • Submit planned expenditures to the Director for approval and manage receipts
  • Report accurate counts of adults and children at each storytime
  • Complete and submit a timecard for each pay period