Outreach Assistant


Ela Area Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12 hours per week: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with occasional Monday morning availability. Flexibility to work additional shifts including evenings and weekends.

The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL has an opening for an Outreach Assistant. This position is responsible for serving the Ela Library outreach sites and providing internal support for Outreach events/programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • The preparation & delivery of materials to various skilled and assistive living facilities within the Ela Library district
  • Providing support for Outreach programming within the building, virtually and in the community
  • Assisting with the home delivery service to patrons residing in their own homes

High School diploma. Some college required

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to push heavy book carts; lift and carry heavy book bags within the library and to and from Outreach sites
  • Comfortable working with older adults as well as residents in a skilled and/or assisted living facility
  • Excellent communication skills to represent the library in off-site locations
  • Strong sense of self direction yet eagerness to work as part of a team
  • Strong comfort level with technology, especially digital and virtual formats. Willingness to learn new technology skills
  • Valid Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle

If you are interested in joining Ela Area Public Library District and meet the job requirements described above, please complete the PDF application, save it to your computer, and email it to apply@eapl.org for consideration.

* The Ela Area Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Human Resources Department
Apply To: 
Ela Area Public Library
275 Mohawk Trail
Phone: 847-438-3433
42° 11' 40.9092" N, 88° 5' 19.014" W