Volunteering and Career Opportunities

Do you love reading? Do you enjoy reading to children? Are you interested in making a difference within your community? Does the thought of spending quality time in a library appeal to you? If you answered yes to any of these then we would love to get to know you!

What do you gain from this? Good question! You’ll be making an impact in a child’s life by helping them to navigate the early stages of reading, you’ll have access to a wide variety of books.

Qualifications

To qualify for our volunteer positions:

  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • You must be enrolled in school or a recent graduate
  • You must be proficient in English
  • You must be able to dedicate a minimum of 5 hours a week to volunteering activities
  • For minors, written and verbal parental consent is required
  • For adults, professional and/or academic references are required.

Ready to sign up? We know your time is valuable, so it only takes a minute or two to fill out one of our forms.

    Career Opportunities

    Available job openings:

    Education

    – Masters degree in library science or Masters degree in library and information studies or Masters degree in information studies preferred.
    – Previous experience working in a library preferred.

    Duties

    – Select print and non-print materials for the library.
    – Make resources accessible to library users.
    – Supervise other library staff.

    Education

    – Minimum, secondary school leaving certificate.

    Duties

    – Reshelve returned items.
    – Teach library visitors how to use different library resources.
    – Organize and order library under the supervision of the librarian.

    Education

    – Minimum, Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations or marketing or Bachelor’s degree in library science.
    – Previous experience working with a library or school preferred.

    Education

    – No required minimum education
    – Basic understanding of the English language and ability to communicate in English.

    Duties

    – Keep the library clean at all times, including reading surfaces, chairs, bathrooms.

    To apply, send resume to info@pickabook.org