[Libs-Or] Job Posting - Youth Services & Volunteer Coordinator

Colin Rea crea at fernridgelibrary.org
Wed May 20 13:18:23 PDT 2015

Youth Services and Volunteer Coordinator

Fern Ridge Library District, Veneta, OR

Salary: Starts at $13.42/Hr. and includes benefits


Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 5, 2015


The Fern Ridge Library seeks an enthusiastic, high-energy team member to
plan, organize, and implement children's programming and coordinate the
library's volunteer program. EOE.



May include, but are not limited to: 

Youth services duties:

-Reference and readers' advisory; demonstrates the use of library
catalogs and other resources.

-Leads school groups in library activities, both in library and in
selected outreach to school campus.

-Selects and weeds materials for the juvenile and young adult

-Plans, publicizes, and carries out public programs for children and
young adults, including an extensive -Summer Reading Program


Volunteer services duties:

-Recruits and trains volunteers for library work.

-Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of library

-Plans and hosts quarterly meetings, regular recognition activities, and
shelf reading activities.

-Supervises major shifts of materials.


Other duties:

-Performs opening and closing routines as needed.

-Operates circulation desk as needed.

-Answers telephone and refers calls to appropriate persons.

-Answers reference questions and refers more complex questions to other

-Assists patrons in use of library equipment, including computers.

-Participates in library meetings and committees as authorized.

-Records daily statistics.

-Shelves library materials as needed.

-Performs other duties as assigned.



-Knowledge of library systems, policies, and procedures and basic
principles of child development.

-Ability to create relevant and attractive children's and young adult

-Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide
the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  Typical ways of
obtaining the knowledge and abilities would be:

               2 years college education.

               Workshops such as the Basic Librarianship Institute
provided by the Oregon State Library.

               Prior successful work with children or young adults or
coursework in education or child development.

               Prior library experience.

               Prior customer service work.


To Apply

Please send cover letter, application, references and resume to:
               Colin Rea, Director
               crea at fernridgelibrary.org

               fax 541.935.8013    

               Detailed job description, explanation of benefits, and
application can be found at http://www.fernridgelibrary.org/jobs.html



Colin M. Rea

Director, Fern Ridge Library District

PO Box 397

88026 Territorial Road

Veneta, OR 97487

541.935.7512     fax 541.935.8013

www.fernridgelibrary.org <http://www.fernridgelibrary.org> 

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