Storytime Ambassador

Help us engage with bilingual families who attend Storytime sessions at the library

Responsibilities

  • Provide general information about services and programs that the library offers
  • Model reading aloud techniques and other early literature practices for parents of young children
  • Support the Children's Librarian conducting Storytime and other programs
  • Find creative ways to display and market books and materials for children

Required Skills

  • Fluency in a language other than English (particularly Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Haitian Kreyol, Spanish, Polish, Russian and, Urdu)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in English
  • A strong commitment to literacy and a love of reading in the community
  • A friendly approachable manner and an ability to get along with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to make a minimum commitment of two to three hours per week for a period of at least six months

Program Notes

  • BPL will conduct an investigative background check on volunteers 18 and older

How to Apply

Complete an Online Application