Youth Services-Temporary Summer Intern


Glenview Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
10-week internship lasting late May through early August, approximately 20-25 hours per week. Must be flexible to work daytime, evening and some weekend hours
$10.75 per hour. No benefits.

The Glenview Public Library is seeking a part-time, paid summer intern in the Youth Services Department to assist with summer reading volunteers. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic and patient, enjoy working with children and teens, and passionate about encouraging children to read for enjoyment. This is a temporary position that does not include benefits.

Responsibilities include assisting library staff with:

  • Conducting training sessions for summer reading volunteers
  • Coaching and mentoring volunteers throughout the program
  • Scheduling and communicating work assignments to volunteers
  • Overseeing summer reading program projects for volunteers
  • Tracking statistics and other record keeping
  • Assisting with summer reading logging and registration
  • Other duties as assigned

Abilities & Skills

  • Effectively communicate in oral and written English
  • Comfortable speaking to and directing groups of middle school youth and older
  • Able to collaborate within a team environment, prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Experience working with youth and teens and providing customer service to a diverse audience
  • Display a positive attitude and ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
  • Knowledge of common office computer applications and spreadsheets, and willingness to learn specialized software, such as, Volgistics and Beanstack.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree and relevant experience working with youth. Preference given to those enrolled in or recently graduated from an LTA or MLS program

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Application Note: 

To apply, email or FAX letter of interest and resume to:

Barbara Littlefield and Beth Kerns

Youth Services Department

Glenview Public Library


Fax: 847-729-7558

Application Contact: 
Barbara Littlefield and Beth Kerns, Youth Services Department
Apply To: 
Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Road
Glenview , IL 60025
Fax: 847-729-7558
42° 4' 23.5416" N, 87° 48' 22.6836" W