Volunteerism, Co-Op, and Community Service Hours

Staff Positions

Trustee Positions

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Volunteerism, Co-Op, and Community Service Hours

As a  public service organization, we depend on the volunteerism of both adults and  youth. For more information you may contact the CEO or speak to one of our  staff. The Volunteer Application and Guidelines are also available below and can be  e-mailed, faxed or dropped off in person. Secondary co-op placements and  post-secondary volunteerism and internships are welcome!

Staff Positions

Circulation Clerk: Contract Position w/ Full-Time Hours

JOB SUMMARY: The position reports to the CEO and is responsible for circulation needs; customer service; and reinforcing the policies, values and commitment through interactions with customers. Under the general supervision of the CEO, the Clerk performs professional and technical work in operating and maintaining the library.

This position works approximately 37.5 hours per week, which includes day, evening and weekend shifts. Flexibility is required to cover additional hours as needed.

SALARY RANGE: To be determined

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: SNPL will train new Clerks for Library specific knowledge when required; however, the following list is inclusive for a successful Clerk:

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through a combination of education and experience;
  • A diploma or certificate in library techniques or records management is preferred;
  • All full-time Clerks must have either a Library relevant degree, diploma or certificate to be enrolled in such a program as the SOLS Excel Certificate;
  • Previous academic or work experience providing knowledge of the library principles, organization, operations, procedures, and reference materials is a plus;
  • Must have working knowledge of computers, MS Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Internet searches, and database searches;
  • Must be confident in working with electronic devices such as laptops, e-readers, tablets;
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong public relations skills, interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to use general office equipment such as a cash registers, computer printer, digital scanner, and photocopier

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Candidates may submit a detailed cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to the Library up until 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2018.

Please apply using only one method of application: Via email: Director@snpl.ca (preferred); In person: 1679 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, Ontario; Via fax: (519) 445-2872.

Considered applicants will be contacted for an interview.  The successful candidate must provide a Criminal Records Check including vulnerable sector.

Trustee Positions

The Six Nations Public Library regularly accepts letters of intent for interested community members to join the Board.  Meetings are typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at 5:00 p.m., in the Boardroom, on the second floor (inaccessible). All interested community members should send a letter of intent with a brief statement of their individual skill set for Board consideration to info@snpl.ca or drop off the application at the Library.

Update: June 2022

The Six Nations Public Library is holding an open call for Board Members.
Meetings are typically held in the 2nd floor (inaccessible) Boardroom on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:oo pm (this is subject to Board discussion annually).
All interested community members should send a letter of intent with a brief statement of their individual skill set for Board consideration to director@snpl.ca or drop off the application at the Library.
Applications are now being reviewed for at least one vacant seat.

More information in PDF format can be found here: Trustee Recruitment Package 2022