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Student Page

Are you an Extraordinary Teen?

Penticton Public Library is looking for a fun and team-oriented teen (aka Student Page) to join our League of Extraordinary Teenagers! This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic about books, enjoys organization, and can help with our in-person programs.

What we're looking for:

Our Student Pages are friendly people who want to make a difference in the community. They ensure that our materials are on the shelves for patrons (the public) and staff to find; they use their powers and knowledge to shelve, move, and search for library items. They help direct patrons to the things they want and provide great customer service.

Job Requirements

You must be a current student, and intend to be a student in 2024.

What do you need to bring to this position?

  • Attention to detail.
  • An empathetic and non-judgemental attitude.
  • Ability to learn quickly and accept feedback.
  • Personal autonomy- able to keep oneself busy and productive.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Desire and ability to contribute positively and work successfully within a team environment.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements of the Student Page position include lifting library materials, reaching and bending to place materials on shelves, and pushing and pulling book drop bins and carts.


Penticton Public Library is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds including Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQIA2S+, all genders, ethnicities, and persons with disabilities. Should you be shortlisted and require an accommodation during the selection process, please provide details to the hiring committee. As Penticton Public Library is responsible for the well-being of its patrons, a Police Information Check clearance is a condition of employment.

This position has a varied schedule which includes mandatory Tuesday/Thursday evening and weekend shifts. It is part of CUPE Union Local 608 (Public Library sub-local). You must be eligible to work in Canada.

How to Apply

You can hand in a physical application form or fill out our online form below. We thank all candidates for their interest in this position, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Classification title: Junior Page

Pay: $17.09 / hour

We will begin looking at applications: Tuesday September 12, 2023

Student Page Application

Please give your first and last name
Please give your phone number
Feel free to give your email, if you would like.
This position is only open to students
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If you haven't, please let us know!
These are the usual shifts, during the school year.