Multnomah County Library is seeking trainers to deliver Summer Reading Program training to Summer Reading volunteers. The curriculum will be delivered in a classroom style setting at a variety of library locations this May and June.
To apply: By February 5, 2024, please send your resume and a cover letter to Becky Blumer at email@example.com. Your cover letter should include information about your experience delivering in person, classroom-style training.
Time commitment: Trainers commit to a minimum of four, 2.5 hour trainings and up to ten hours of prep time
Locations: various library locations across Multnomah County
Tasks and responsibilities:
Attend train the trainer session to learn about the training curriculum and delivery
Prepare to deliver the training content
Arrive at the library location a minimum of 30 minutes early
Deliver training content to volunteer groups (typically between 15 - 20 volunteers)
Share feedback with Volunteer Services staff for continuous improvement of the training materials and delivery
Payment: This is a contract engagement. $250 per commitment, not to exceed $2000 or 7 trainings and one train the trainer session.
About the training:
This training is designed to provide Library volunteers with the information they need to support the Summer Reading program. Most Summer Reading volunteers are between the ages of 13 - 17, with a few adult volunteers.
This training will happen during the last week of May and the first two weeks of June. Each training is 2.5 hours in length. The first 2 hours are facilitated by the trainer and the last 30 minutes are facilitated by the library staff.
Training topics include:
Summer Reading game overview
Safety at the library
Skills and Qualifications:
Experience delivering pre-established curriculum
Engaging presentation style
Enjoy working with youth
Experience working with youth, preferred