[kids-lib] Beaverton City Library - Spring Youth Services Internship

Victoria Campbell vcampbell at ci.beaverton.or.us
Fri Mar 12 08:32:50 PST 2010

Youth Services Spring Intern

Job Overview
Occupation:                       Intern
Type:                                     Spring
Hours/Week:                    12-15
Salary:                                  Unpaid
Posted Date:                      January 25, 2010
Closing Date:                     March 17, 2010
Start Date:                          Last week of March/Early April
End Date:                            June 1 - 15, 2010 (Negotiable)
(both start and end date are negotiable, we can adjust date to meet school requirements)

Job Details
Location:  Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW 5th, Beaverton, OR 97005
Description:  Join Beaverton City Library for a busy spring!  The Youth Services Spring intern will be a general assistant to the Youth Services Librarians working on various projects, including: Preparing for busy Summer Reading Program (training volunteers; generating book lists; creating displays, publications, and flyers; assisting with skits at local schools; and promoting interest in the program at local schools); helping to weed a portion of the collection under guidelines of a librarian; supporting Youth Services programming; providing assistance to help us get ready to open a new branch library; organizing materials to introduce more book club kits; and other tasks to help promote and implement Youth Services.  In addition, the intern will receive training and gain experience with purchasing materials, Storytimes and Reference Desk services.
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; computer proficient; advanced clerical skills; Previous work or volunteer experience is helpful.  Experience working with teenagers a plus.
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, cover letter, and completed volunteer application 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 us at 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


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