Job Opportunities

The Invermere Public Library provides services to residents and property owners throughout the Columbia Valley, from Spillimacheen to Canal Flats.  The library serves a population base of approximately 9,000 people with a seasonal population that swells past 20,000 in the busy summer months.  Employees at the Invermere Public Library embrace the opportunity to provide our patrons with a wide range of services.  From circulation desk assistance to reference inquiries to developing community programs, and more, employees gain skills in a variety of service areas.  As staff members, we interact as a team and make the best use of each other’s skills, enthusiasm, and ingenuity.

If you are up for the challenge of working in a small-town library and meet the criteria listed in the postings below, we would love to hear from you!  We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Program Facilitator, Children’s Programs (Closing date: Extended to Aug. 25th, 2017)

Please see below for more details about the position and how to submit an application.

Library Assistant–Program Facilitator, Children’s Programs (Contract position Sept.-Dec. 2017)

The Invermere Public Library is looking for an individual to fill the role of a Program Facilitator for a variety of children’s programs that will be offered at the library this fall.  This position is a part-time, contract position for September-December 2017 with the possibility of an extension into 2018, depending upon funding.  The weekly hours for this position will range from 14-21 hours/week.  The successful candidate must be available to work shifts on Wednesday evenings and on Saturdays.

The Program Facilitator will develop and implement programming for our weekly Preschool Story Time and Baby Rhyme Time (for babies and parents aged 0-24 months).  The Program Facilitator will also have the opportunity to plan and deliver programs for school-aged children that will focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) principles and provide in-library activities for this age group.

The successful candidate will have previous experience working with children and families, preferably in a program facilitation role.  Post-secondary education in an early childhood field or a related discipline will be given preference for the position.   If you love working with people and children in particular, can belt out a funny tune in front of a story time crowd, and love to wear silly hats from time to time, we want to hear from you!

Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications for this position to Nicole Pawlak, Library Director at Applications will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 25th at 5:00 PM.  A detailed job description for this position and its requirements is available by clicking here.