JOBS AND VOLUNTEERING
Library Assistant: Children’s/Youth Services
Marion Public Library is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to fill a position in Children’s/Youth services.
Description: This permanent part-time position averages 18 hours a week.
We are looking for someone who is committed to providing courteous, efficient, and friendly library service to people of all ages and personalities. Desired experience includes program planning, basic computer skills, and customer service.
Creativity, flexibility, and experience working with children are desired. Social media expertise is a plus. This is a library-certification position, and candidate must have or be willing to seek certification of an LC6. (See link under CERTIFICATION below.) Evening and weekend hours as schedule requires. Criminal background check necessary.
Monday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
1 Friday/month: 2-8 p.m.
1 Friday/month: 8:30 a.m.-5p.m.
1-2 Saturdays/month: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
1 Sunday/month September-May: 1-4 p.m.
Pay: Depends upon experience and education
To apply: Applications available at the Library Office from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; also at the Reference Desk from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.
Submit application, resume, as well as names of employment and personal references, including addresses and phone numbers.
Submit applications to: Mary Eckerle, Marion Public Library, 600 S. Washington St., Marion, Indiana 46953 or to
Closes: 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31
Those interested in volunteering at MPL can pick up an application in the Administration Office, or if that is closed, the Reference Desk.
Opportunities depend upon the needs of the library and the skills and interest of volunteers.
Note: The state of Indiana requires certification by the Indiana State Library for some librarian positions. If licensing is required, this will be mentioned in the job description.
MPL is a Class B library, which is based upon the population of our service area - the city of Marion. Here's a link to the Indiana Certification Manual.