Port Hope Public Library - Port Hope Branch

Volunteering & Employment

Volunteering & Employment

Employment Opportunities

New job posting for Library Assistant 

Posting closes Saturday February 4 2023 at 5 pm

Port Hope Public Library thanks all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted after the closing date. 

 

Summer Students 

Port Hope Public Library usually hires two post-secondary students for summer programming. Duties include promotion of the summer reading program, providing programs for students in Kindergarten through grade 12 and program evaluation. Contact Alison Houston for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Library has volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. Some Library programs and services would not be possible without the generous support of our volunteers. Please contact Lisa O'Leary or 905-885-4712 ext 2627.

Homeschool Group Volunteers    We're looking for volunteers to read to, or be read to, by children in the Homeschool Group, every other Thursday at the Mary J Benson Branch. 

Youth Advisory Committee   Young people are invited to attend YAC which meets to provide input about services and programs for youth.

Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board is responsible for governance and policies for the Library. Members are appointed by Municipal Council.

Friends of the Library

Port Hope Public Library Board invites the community to be part of a Friends of the Library group. The group has an executive and meets monthly - everyone is welcome. Meeting dates can be found on the Events Calendar or please ask Library staff. Come out to learn all about how Friends support libraries through advocacy, building awareness, fundraising, volunteering and program support. Contact CEO Margaret Scott for more information.