Volunteering & Employment



A Part-time Custodian (6 hrs/week) is required to commence April 14, 2017.  Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the custodian will provide professional, efficient, and effective cleaning service that will enhance the library facility. The pay for this position is $22.66/hr.
Job Summary:

  • Clean the staff work areas of the facility weekly.
  • Clean all floors weekly by sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming.
  • Empty office dustbins weekly and dispose of all refuse and recycling appropriately.
  • Clean staff washroom weekly.
  • Dust office furniture and tops of shelves weekly.
  • Clean, where necessary, all spots and marks on the carpets using the appropriate cleaning products and equipment.
  • Spot wash or dust walls monthly.
  • Clean glass display, library doors and windows monthly or as needed.
  • Clean windows on the inside quarterly.
  • Vacuum blinds quarterly.
  • Clean walls and light fixtures annually.
  • Store all cleaning equipment and products neatly in the designated storage room.
  • Additional cleaning duties as required.


  • Knowledge of general hygiene practices
  • Good knowledge of facility layout
  • Good knowledge of cleaning products and applications
  • Ability to use a variety of cleaning equipment and products
  • Detail-oriented
  • Task focused
  • Proactive
  • Disciplined
  • Self-directed
  • Must provide a Criminal Record Check, including consent to Vulnerable Sector Search
  • WHMIS training must be completed within two months from the signing of the contract

Cover letters and resumes may be sent by mail or email to:
Alexis McKenzie
Director of Library Services
Strathmore Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd
Strathmore, AB  T1P 1A1
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position.   However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please submit your resume no later than April 7, 2017.




Do you enjoy working with people?  Have you always wanted to share your talent or hobby with the community?  The library is looking for new volunteers!  Our volunteers help us with many tasks around the library and we are always looking for people to help out.  Currently we are opening up our volunteer opportunities to include programming!

We are open to many programming ideas, but here are a few to think about:

  • Put on a knitting or quilting class.
  • Host a book club.
  • Instruct a class on Genealogy.
  • Host a Multi-cultural Storytime.
  • Teach a basic drawing/art class.

Ongoing Volunteer opportunities includes duties such as:

  • Shelving materials and shelf-reading.
  • Assembling membership packages.
  • Folding brochures.
  • Craft preparation.
  • Assisting with special events such as booksales and author visits.
  • Dusting shelves, cutting cardboard, and sorting labels.

If you are interested in volunteering at the library, stop on by, fill our Volunteer Application (attached below) and join our team!  We'd love to hear from you!

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