Youth Services Assistant

Putnam Valley NY
Posted 4 weeks ago

Youth Services Assistant (part-time). Putnam Valley Free Library, 30 Oscawana Lake RD, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

Youth Services Assistant (part-time): We are currently seeking a Youth Services Assistant to provide excellent service to children and/or caregivers when they visit the library. The position includes assisting with the development and promotion of programs and resources, answering reference and information questions; checking materials in and out; answering the telephone; shelving, shelf reading, and setting book displays.

Qualifications, Desired Knowledge and Skills:
Experience working with children
Strong interest in youth literature, child development, and early literacy
Ability to use technology/strong computer skills
Ability to represent the library in a professional manner
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to stand for long periods, lift, crouch, and stoop.
Enthusiastic and creative

Requirements: Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED. Some college is preferred. early childhood/elementary teaching experience a plus. Previous library experience is a plus.

Hours: Wednesday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Wage: $ 14.00/hour.

Please email a letter of application with your resume to Director Katherine Reilly at with the subject heading: “Youth Services Assistant.”

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