Youth Program Coordinator Student Summer Job at Bowen Island Library

Youth Program Coordinator

Bowen Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic and organized individual to run weekly summer programs for Bowen Island youth. This year’s Summer Reading Club theme “Motion Commotion” will be used for core programming to ages 5 to 12. But we encourage you to use your own idea to expand that theme and to create programs for other ages.

The Job

  • Creating and running weekly programs for kids with a focus on books, reading, creativity and fun. And…
  • Planning, marketing and implementing 7 weeks of weekly programs for children ages 5 to 12
  • Helping children and their parents find great books to read
  • Looking at ways to engage middle years and teens in the library or in programs
  • Assisting with all programming in the library during the summer
  • Working at the library’s circulation desk
  • Evaluating program success and reporting on outcomes
  • Taking on other library duties as assigned by staff


  • Creative, organized, enthusiastic and responsible
  • A leader and a planner
  • Some experience working with groups of kids ages 4 and up
  • Aged 15 to 30 years
  • Returning to full time studies in September 2018


  • 15 weeks of full time work at $15.00 per hour (Tuesday to Saturday from May 15 to August 25)
  • Develop proven abilities in planning and implementing programming for youth in a public library
  • Great work experience developing skills in independent work, planning and leadership
  • Friendly, welcoming staff team

What next?

Find out more at

Applications accepted now until position filled.

Submit your cover letter and resume by email to

For more information contact Tina Nielsen or Sue Geist at 604-947-9788

* This position is contingent upon receipt of Canada Summer Jobs grant funding. Eligible applicants will be between aged 15 – 30 years and will be returning to full time studies in September 2018.

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