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Position: Library Assistant (Volunteer)
Organization: STEM Montessori Academy of Canada
Location: Brampton, Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Are you an individual interested in gaining some experience as a librarian and looking for volunteer hours in an innovative environment?

We are actively seeking a Volunteer Librarian Assistant who can assist us with managing the on-campus library. Time Commitment is 2-4 hours weekly.

STEM Montessori Academy of Canada (SMAC) is a regional STEM program open to all students with the mission to deliver top-notch STEM literacy and application. The STEM program l educates students from preschool to high school.

SMAC specializes in an advanced, bar-none STEM-based educational curriculum that emphasizes the interconnected subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Please note the vulnerable sector police clearance check is not required if volunteering outside of school hours and/or on weekends. School hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am until 3:30pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Labeling books, magazines, and other library inventory
  • Classify reading materials in appropriate aisles and by alphabetical order
  • Creating and managing a computer indexing system
  • Organizing and maintaining books while reporting any damaged books discovered
  • Order new books with authorizations
  • Understanding the STEM-based programs offered by SMAC

Requirements:

  • Must have a recent Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance Check
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
  • Masks are required
  • Minimum 1+ year of relevant experience considered an asset
  • Ability to handle routine and repetitive work efficiently
  • Excellent at following directions while working independently as well as in a team
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Possess an outgoing, friendly, and warm personality
  • Display enthusiasm and creativity while eager to continuously learn new skills

What’s in it for you?

  • Volunteer hours
  • Writing and coordination credits and acknowledgments
  • Job reference letter (if required)
  • On the job training and experience in the field.

We are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community. We welcome and encourage applications from all religious backgrounds, persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and others who can contribute to the diversification of our community.

To Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to hrteam@stemcanada.ca

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 5 2021    ID: 61802