Youth Program Assistant


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

550 South Reading RoadEphrata, PA 17522

A turtle eats grapes during a special library program

About

Youth Program Assistants will work with program staff to prepare and set up for programs. They will also serve as an extra adult in the room during classes and assist with tear down, if applicable. Some assistants will not be needed in the classroom, but rather in preparation and set up.

The library needs volunteer assistants for:

B-PreK programs such as Family Place, Story Times, Toddler Times, Motion Stories, Programs for young children with special needs;

Programs in science, math, art, crafts, gardening and cooking for elementary age students,

Sensory storytimes and programs suited for children and adults with special needs,

Tween and Teen programs in coding, public speaking, gaming, cooking, movie nights

Adult programs such as film screenings, lectures, art and craft, coloring club, and book discussions on and off site,

Delivery assistants to take books to our satellite libraries in retirement communities

Volunteer assistants must have previous experience working with children and submit valid up-to-date copies of background checks (see more info on keepkidssafe.pa.gov) upon applying to be a volunteer program assistant. Must be able to lift 15lbs, have manual dexterity to cut with scissors and tie basic knots, volunteers in the classroom must be able to stand for long periods of time. Delivery assistants must be able to lift crates with books and comfortable arrange them on shelves.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • STEM
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 10 hours a week, variable
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