Book Screener

(Children's Reading Room)

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Position ID: V-GUE0009 Last Modified: 09 May 2022 Last Full Update: 09 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementFostering a Life Long Love of Reading
ContactJoanna Szulc, Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director, Children's Reading Room; Phone: 226 706 9845 * 416 629 1196 * 647 465 5164; Email:
DutiesChildren's Reading Room is a non-profit family resource organization that promotes early literacy and a love of books and reading! Each time anyone visits the CRR, they will go home with a free children's book! It's theirs to keep, read, love, and cherish. No need to sign up for a membership or return the books. A welcoming, accessible, and comfortable place where families can socialize, browse books, read to their children, participate in planned literacy-focused activities, and of course, build up their home library! 
Screening donated children's books before they are made available to families. 
Checking for damage (torn or missing pages, scribbling in the book, etc)  
Make sure content is appropriate for children (we will provide guidance on this matter)  
Stickering the books with our logo
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education ; Gender Equality ; Reduced Inequality ; Partnerships to achieve the Goal
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BenefitsCivic engagement 
Community networking
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Library Services ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Interested candidates may have an interest in Literacy promotion, Child and Family resources , Books and Reading
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (9:00 - 1:00 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (9:00 - 1:00 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (9:00 - 1:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location210 Silvercreek Pkwy N Guelph Ontario N1H 7P8
Number of PositionsGuelph 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Jun 2022
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsBecause we serve children and families, a vulnerable sector police reference check is required
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Start DateOn or after 06 May 2022
Display Until29 Jul 2022
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Organization NameChildren's Reading Room
Office Phone226-706-9845
Address & Map
Silvercreek Pkwy N
Guelph, ON N1H 7P8
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