Seeking artists for PT work at Free Library of Philadelphia

Seeking artists for PT work at Free Library of Philadelphia

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Free Library of Philadelphia is looking to hire Part-time Temporary Afterschool Leaders: Must like working with kids, techie, know STEAM, have a college degree. 18 hours a week, after school and Saturdays. $17 an hour. See details below.

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program (LEAP) is hiring Afterschool Leaders for 2018-19. LEAP ASLs provide mentoring, program development, technology support, and homework help for those who attend LEAP. The position is part-time, seasonal temporary work with a pay rate of $17.00 per hour, 18 hours per week (4 weekdays, and 4 hours on Saturdays when LEAP is in session). The ideal candidate will be able to work Saturday afternoons during the school year, and will not have any conflicts with working out-of-school hours during the week. The LEAP Afterschool Leader reports to the Library Supervisor and/or Children’s Librarian. The Out-of-School Time Program Manager will serve as a co-supervisor.

All LEAP Afterschool Leaders must have the following qualifications:

Possess and provide proof of a BA/BS degree; or be in final semester of BA/BS program with commensurate experience*
Reside within the city limits of Philadelphia.
Demonstrate ability to plan, organize, and present hands-on, interest-driven activities for a drop-in out-of-school time program.
Be available to work designated program hours.
Show aptitude for using technology and library resources.
Be able to get to assigned work location by 2:30pm on weekdays and 1pm on Saturdays.
Be available to work Saturday hours, including attending Saturday morning trainings at Parkway Central Library.
Submit proof of required background clearances that are dated within 1 year prior to hire date.
Have a willingness to cooperate with Library Staff and Teen Leadership Assistants (TLAs).
Must not currently have another position as a City of Philadelphia employee (includes School District of Philadelphia as well as Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation).
Afterschool Leader Responsibilities:

Mentor and provide on-site training to TLAs.
Provide homework assistance to children and teens.
Serve as mentor and role model Neighborhood Library children and teens.
Plan and facilitate daily literacy activities appropriate for the LEAP program.
Provide technology assistance to children and teens.
Demonstrate use of library resources to LEAP children and teens.
Adhere to Free Library of Philadelphia policies and standards, including Personal Appearance, Sexual Harassment, and Electronic Use Policy.
Provide prompt, accurate monthly reports on LEAP attendance and programming via employee intranet.
Register participants, take attendance, and enter statistical data using our attendance database weekly.
Work with the Library Supervisor or designee to develop and post a LEAP calendar of events in the library and on the library’s web page.
Arrive on time for work, wear your LEAP staff badge, and accurately report hours worked.
Attend the mandatory LEAP trainings during the course of the LEAP program year. These mandatory trainings will be reviewed during ASL Orientation.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume directly to LEAPhiring@freelibrary.org. Interviews for vacant postiions will begin in late June 2018.

Send resume and cover letter to:

YSP – LEAP
Youth Services and Programs
1901 Vine Street, Room 5, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-686-5372
Email: leaphiring@freelibrary.org (Attachments in Microsoft Word, please)
The Free Library of Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.
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