Volunteering & Employment


Temporary Full-Time Summer Reading Program Coordinators

Two full-time (35 hrs/week) coordinators are required for the TD Summer Reading Program at the Strathmore Municipal Library. The temporary positions are grant funded positions. Anticipated employment dates are from June 5, 2017 to August 25, 2017.
The coordinators will plan, organize, and conduct the Summer Reading Program by:

  • planning and running appropriate activities for children and teens ranging in age from 3-17 throughout a 7-week program based on the TD Summer Reading Club theme and material;
  • promoting and advertising the Summer Reading Program within the community by creating displays, flyers, posters, and press releases;
  • soliciting program and prize donations from local businesses;
  • planning and presenting kick-off and wind-up parties for participants together with other special events; and
  • maintaining program statistics and conducting evaluations.


  • Full-time student between the ages of 18-30 years intending to return to full-time studies in the next school year.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs for children of all ages.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently, supervising volunteers as required.

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.

Cover letters and resumes may be sent by mail or email to:
Rachel Dick Hughes
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. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please submit your resume no later than May 30, 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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