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City of Rochester, New York Literacy Aide/Part-Time in Rochester, New York

Literacy Aide/Part-Time

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Literacy Aide/Part-Time


$15.00 Hourly


Rochester, NY

Job Type



Rochester Public Library

Job Number



7/7/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

  • Description

  • Benefits

General Description

Employees in this position work under the supervision and direction of a professional librarian. Ideally, the employee is a youth from the branch neighborhood. They interact with children and teens and promote literacy activities in the library. They carry out literacy activities as directed by the librarian, either in the library or in the branch neighborhood.

Typical Work Activities

  • Reads out loud to unaccompanied minors in the library, and encourages them to read back;

  • Assists library staff in conducting branch programs such as book discussion groups, story hours, visiting artist programs, and summer reading activities;

  • Encourages and directs participation in educational board games;

  • Encourages and directs electronic gaming at the library;

  • Encourages and assists in the original production of literacy materials such as newsletters, poetry, films, and music created by interested patrons;

  • Tells stories and promotes storytelling to interested groups of children and teens;

  • Encourages children and teens to stay in school and think about their career paths.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of 10th grade of school.

For full-time employees:

The City of Rochester offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

For less-than full-time employees:

The City of Rochester offers numerous growth opportunities to include the potential to transition into full-time, permanent employment.


City of Rochester (NY)


30 Church St. Room 103A Rochester, New York, 14614





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