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Job Posting - Summer Programs Coordinator

Drayton Valley Municipal Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and highly motivated individual to lead our TD Summer Reading Club (SRC) programs.

This is a temporary full-time (16-weeks, 35 hours/week) from May 2 to August 19, 2024; applicants must be committed and available to work for the duration of the employment term.

Position Summary:

The SRC Programs Coordinator will work with the Library’s staff to plan, promote, present and report on program activities and crafts for children aged 2-18 years old. 

This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills as well as an interest in working with children.

NOTE: SRC 2024 program activities will be primarily out-doors due to in-door space limitations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The SRC Program Coordinator’s primary role is to develop and deliver the Library’s Summer Reading Club (SRC) for children and youth. Other responsibilities include any or all the following:

  • Plan tracking tools to collect statistical data of programs and participant progress;
  • Schedule activities and events for six weeks of SRC activities including craft and story-time events;
  • Promote and publicize SRC programs including visits to local businesses for sponsorship;
  • Support the development of resource lists of relevant material and program information for youth;
  • Deliver an engaging, meaningful and memorable program experience for SRC participants;
  • Provide leadership and direction to volunteers and program support staff as required;
  • Prepare a final report on activities, attendance and outcomes at the end of the SRC season.


This grant-funded position requires that applicants be enrolled for full-time secondary or post-secondary studies in Fall 2024. Preferred programs of study include Library Science, Education, Psychology, Arts, Humanities or Early Childhood Development.

Applicants must:

  • Be between the ages of 18-30 years old.
  • Provide clean Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks as a condition of hire.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for driving to and from outreach activities.

Application Submissions:

Applications must include a resume and covering letter delivered in person or via email to:

Rebecca Wepryk

Interim Director/Operations Manager, Drayton Valley Library

5120- 52nd Street (Civic Centre)

Drayton Valley, AB. T7A 1R7

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 22, 2024.