Teen Reader - Team Read 2023

Fort Wayne, IN /
Summer Positions – Various Locations /
/ On-site
"Enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery"
Do you want to accomplish important things in and for our community? Do you believe that libraries can change lives?  If so, join our team of dedicated, passionate individuals. Excellent customer service is the number one priority for all ACPL positions. At ACPL, we believe that every staff member plays a key role in delivering top quality service to the residents of Allen County. We are seeking individuals who are interested in helping ACPL further our mission of enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery.

As a Teen Reader, you will spend the summer visiting local parks, community centers, and library locations throughout Allen County to serve as a mentor to children in our community. You will help children build and maintain strong reading skills by taking turns reading books and playing educational games together to foster friendship and life skills. Click here to learn more! (control+click to open in a new tab)
Hourly Rate: $10.25

Teen Readers must be available to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM during the months of June and July. Due to the brief nature of this program, Teen Readers must not miss more than 3 working days.

Teen Reader Requirements

    • Must be a teenager (16-19 years old)
    • Ability to read a children's book out loud with expression
    • Must have a genuine interest in children
    • Good interpersonal communication skills for interacting with young children
    • Willingness to be a team player
Everyone belongs at the Allen County Public Library. We are on a mission to recognize, cultivate, and celebrate diversity. We offer collections, services, programs, assistance, and spaces that enrich and reflect our community. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive workforce and establishing ourselves as a communal space of respect, safety, and service. All are welcome to pursue lifelong learning and discovery at ACPL regardless of identity, origin, ability, religion, race, culture, socioeconomic status, age, or other differences.

The Allen County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.