School Librarian/Media Ctr. Assistant (Lk Wales - McLaughlin Middle/Fine Arts Academy)


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


McLaughlin Middle School & Fine Arts Academy800 South 4th StreetLake Wales, FL 33853


The school library/media center is a place where the Librarian/Media Center Specialist and volunteer Librarian/Media Center Assistants help students explore the ever-changing world around them through the provision of print and electronic media. It is a key contributor to each student's education.

With more than 800 students + faculty visiting our library/media center weekly, Librarian Assistants are needed to help keep pace with re-shelving books. Training is provided. Additionally, by photocopying sets of tests, worksheets, and parent letters, Assistants free up teachers to devote their time preparing lessons. assisting students and meeting with parents. Assistants will be invited to the School's Annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast.

Assignment requires the ability to lift up to 15 lbs., stand, walk, bend, stoop, reach and the ability to read and sort books/documents. Choose any school day(s) Mon. - Fri. and any number of hours (within operational hours of 9 a.m. - 3 p.m) based on your availability. We are flexible. Minimum age is 18 and older. Prior to volunteering, Assistants, if not already approved Polk County School volunteers, must apply for approval (info will be provided to you)and pay a $25 Background Screen fee. (For volunteering or working in other organizations, this fee can be $75).

Gain satisfaction in knowing that through your service you are helping to empower students to acquire the skills they need to become effective users of ideas and information.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Library Sciences
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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