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Job Number:  46989
Library Assistant and Information Advisor - Child Care Options Resource and Referral Program
Job Posted: Thursday, 9 August 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018
(43 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

Permanent Part Time (16 hours per week)



This position responds to enquiries from the child care community and the general public regarding a wide range of issues regarding early childhood care and education resources. Where appropriate, referrals are given to appropriate programs or services. The position is actively engaged in the development and maintenance of the Early Childhood Resource Library.  They work in co-ordination with the Child Care Options Resource and Referral (CCORR) program and Early Years Centre reception staff.




  • Assistance to library patrons and conducting library introductions for new patrons;
  • Presentation of information sessions and tours to potential user groups and the general public;
  • Development of library resources including theme and story time kits as required;
  • Maintenance of the physical library space and resources including cleaning and repair of library materials;
  • Management of library transactions including circulation, reservations, holds, fine collection, missing items, and communication with library users;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the library software;
  • Participate in ongoing planning and development of ECR library services.



Education, Training, and Experience

  • Diploma in Library and Information Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience working in a library environment;
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent education and experience working with young children and families;

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of current child care practice, issues, trends and community resources;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and as part of a team;
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate;
  • Good computer skills and experience with library database systems;
  • Class 5 Driver’s License and use of a reliable vehicle;
  • No relevant criminal history;
  • Second language ability an asset.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [August 16, 2018] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21161] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Sharlene Wedel, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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