BPL LIT (Leaders & Innovative Teens)

(Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch)

Position ID: V-BAR0046
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2023

Opportunity Details: BPL LIT (Leaders & Innovative Teens)

Contact Emily Fleming, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Barrie Public Library; Phone: 705-728-1010 ext 2266; Email: emily.fleming@barrielibrary.ca

The program goal is for members to develop leadership skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at their schools, in library programs, and at community events. Students will: 
- Develop effective communication skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at teen-related outreach events. 
- Achieve common goals by assisting in the planning and delivery of teen-related programs and special events. 
- Earn volunteer hours by participating in empowering opportunities that develop leadership skills. 
- Attend two hour monthly meetings on a regular basis 
All members will share the duties of leading the group meetings and recording the meeting notes and action items. Other group members will share the duties of taking attendance, reviewing the previous meeting notes and following up on the action items. 
Volunteer hours will be provided to each BPL LIT member for every meeting or activity attended.

More Info Link https://www.barrielibrary.ca/bpl-for-me/teens/bpl-lit
Benefits Teamwork experience, board experience, planning programs, and promote teen reading!
Clients Teens
Ages 14 year(s) - 19 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Program Coordination / Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; 1 year minimum. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month from 6pm-8pm.
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Month
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Meetings are held at the Downtown Branch, however members may also choose to join via Zoom.
Number of Positions Barrie: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is required ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements A completed application form, two references, and a interview are required.  
If the individual is 19 years of age or older, a police check is mandatory.

Agency Details: Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch

Office Phone 705-728-1010
Fax 705-728-4322
E-Mail AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Website www.barrielibrary.ca/
Address & Map
60 Worsley St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1L6
Mailing Address 60 Worsley St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 1L6