Now Hiring – Summer Storytime Provider

Summer Storytime Provider Job Description

Job Summary
Plan, prepare, and present engaging storytimes to children (primarily toddler-preschool) at the library every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10:30am, June through August.  An average of 4 hours per each storytime (3 discretionary prep hours per each 1 hour storytime), $14.50/hr, 6 storytimes.

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 young children is preferred

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read aloud to children in an entertaining 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
  • 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

Job application

Please send application to the Chatfield Public Library at 314 S. Main St., Chatfield, MN 55923 or digitally to chat_dir@selco.info.  Preference given to applications received before May 31st, but position will remain open until filled.