[kids-lib] Youth Services Internship @ Beaverton City Library - Winter 2010

Victoria Campbell vcampbell at ci.beaverton.or.us
Fri Nov 13 15:09:49 PST 2009

Youth Services Winter Intern

Job Overview
Occupation:                       Intern
Type:                                     Winter
Hours/Week:                    15-20 hours
Salary:                                  Unpaid
Posted Date:                      November 13, 2009
Closing Date:                     November 30, 2009
Start Date:                          January 11, 2010 (negotiable, could start in December)
End Date:                            March 26, 2010 (negotiable)

Job Details
Location:  Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW 5th, Beaverton, OR 97005
Description:  Join Beaverton City Library for a busy winter!  The Youth Services winter intern will be a general assistant to the Youth Services Librarians working on various projects for children and teens, including: assisting with planning for the summer reading program; helping to weed a portion of the collection under guidance of a librarian; assisting with Youth Services programming such as spring break programs and the annual Teen Art Show; helping with tasks relating to the opening of our new branch library; designing and creating materials to promote Youth Services events; and other tasks as assigned.
In addition, the intern will receive training and gain experience with purchasing materials, planning storytimes, shadowing reference desk services, and hosting class visits.  The above trainings can be tailored to your interests.
Qualifications: Self-motivated and able to work independently. Responsible and dependable. Organizational and time management skills. Willing to learn new skills and teach others. Able to complete tasks in a timely manner. Willing to complete tasks as assigned. Good people skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Previous work or volunteer experience is helpful.
Benefits:  *Gain experience working in the Youth Services Division of a library *Build skills in program implementation, project completion, and leadership *Gain experience working within deadlines and established procedures *Receive a letter of reference upon successful completion of the Internship *Acquire samples for your professional portfolio.

Application Procedure: Please send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator, Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW 5th, Beaverton, OR 97005 or email to jjohnson at ci.beaverton.or.us<mailto:jjohnson at ci.beaverton.or.us>.  If you have questions call 503-526-3703. Visit our web site: www.beavertonlibrary.org<http://www.beavertonlibrary.org/teens/>

Employer Information
Employer:                           Beaverton City Library, City of Beaverton
Address:                              12375 SW 5th Street
City, State, Zip:                  Beaverton, OR 97005

Contact Information
Contact:                               Jennifer Johnson
Phone Number:               503-526-3703
Email Address:                  jjohnson at ci.beaverton.or.us<mailto:jjohnson at ci.beaverton.or.us>

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