As a youth programmer, your day will be filled with a mix of creativity, performing, and customer service all rolled into one great job! You'll plan, prepare, and present in-person and recorded events, programs, and activities for the youth in our diverse communities. At this time, the youth programmers will provide programming for babies through 5th grade, but that could be expanded. You'll travel to the communities in our service area that include Liberty, Monroe, Middletown, Trenton and West Chester, set up your program, present it, get program evaluations, assist patrons afterwards with their book selections, tear down, and go to the next program.
You'll also work with the youth programming coordinator to develop ideas for services and programs in response to identified community needs, and to purchase needed program supplies and necessities; write program and/or event descriptions for the programming calendar and blog posts; as well as prepare statistical information and reports.
- A minimum of 2 years experience creating and presenting programs, events, or classes.
- You must have a valid driver's license, be insurable, and have reliable means of transportation to travel to the different program and outreach sites.
- You must have presentation and training skills to perform and instruct youth in a variety of topics.
- You need an expert level knowledge of popular reading materials, movies, music, and interests of youth.
- You must be able to effectively collaborate, problem solve, be organized, efficient, detail-oriented, focused, creative, enthusiastic, innovative, future oriented, dependable, manage frequent interruptions, and be punctual.
- You must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as needed.
- You must be able to learn and carry out the essential responsibilities of the job that are listed in the Programmer, Adult or Youth job description.
MidPointe is streamlining and centralizing it's programming services and you can be a part of this new and exciting launch!
As part of the Community Engagement team, the youth programmers will provide system-wide in person and recorded programs to our diverse community.
The pay range for this job is $14.80 - $23.68; the pay rate depends on experience.
The benefits for full-time employees include required state retirement & direct deposit; medical; HSA; dental; vision; life insurance; voluntary life insurance; accruals of vacation, sick time, and short-term disability; granted personal time; education assistance; expense reimbursement; attendance to seminars & webinars, and more!