Job Type






Library Assistant 1 (Temporary Full-Time) North Vancouver

District of North Vancouver

District of North Vancouver North Vancouver Canada

1 month ago

Job Status Temporary Full-Time

About Us

At North Vancouver District Public Library, we inspire learning, discovery, creativity and collaboration in our community. Serving almost 90,000 residents at three full-service locations and one Express Library throughout the beautiful District of North Vancouver, we are proud to provide free and equitable access to welcoming spaces, diverse collections and digital resources, a wide range of technology and computers, including StoryLab, and so much more. Proudly late fine free, our libraries are the destination for our growing community to connect, share, and inspire.

Position Overview


What we can offer you

At NVDPL, we believe in building community and relationships, nurturing innovation while honouring tradition, embracing exploration, creativity, and fun, and supporting human potential and enabling excellence.

Reporting to the Manager, Community Connections, you will assist in delivering... our very popular Summer Reading Club program at the Lynn Valley Library.

What you’ll be doing

Aspects of the role will include:

Registering children for Summer Reading Club

Assisting with promotion, displays and programming

Interacting with children on return visits

Other library duties

What you’ll need to succeed:

be registered in the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory and meet program eligibility criteria; please refer to:

are enthusiastic about reading and can model reading as an enjoyable & preferable activity

are a university student who enjoys working with children of all ages;

are approachable and willing to try different ways of engaging children

It’s great if you:

work well as part of a team and can share and implement creative ideas;

have some knowledge of children’s literature and are looking to gain more;

can impart the same information over & over again with the same passion & enthusiasm;

like to have fun at work.

Enrolment in Library School, Library Technician program, or a faculty of Education would be an asset, as would proficiency with Excel, Google Docs, Publisher and other current technologies.

The hourly pay rate for this unionized position starts at $21.69, based on a 35-hour workweek. This work requires flexible availability, including evenings and weekend shifts. The position is for June 13 – August 19, 2023. Offer of employment is dependent upon confirmation of funding.

North Vancouver District Public Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, barrier-free work environment. If you have a passion for connecting community, sharing knowledge, and inspiring stories, and you are interested in joining our dynamic team, then we’d like to hear from you!

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online only with your cover letter and resume at by May 26, 2023 to be considered for this competition.

Our libraries are located on the traditional territories of the səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nations. We are grateful for the opportunity to connect community, share knowledge and inspire stories on unceded Coast Salish Territory.

Compensation The hourly pay rate for this unionized position starts at $21.69

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number JP#23-10L

Job Open Date 05/03/2023

Job Close Date 05/26/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants
North Vancouver BC

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