Applications are solicited ASAP for program facilitators to lead storytimes in languages other than English. BPL is seeking Facilitators who can lead storytime programs for children birth to age five and their families in designated branches of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) for 10 consecutive weeks beginning on February 12, 2018, on a fee-for-service basis. We are seeking bilingual facilitators who can the lead the program in one or more of the following languages: American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Haitian Kreyol, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, or Yiddish.
All program leaders must also attend a paid training session scheduled on Tuesday, January 30th from 10:30am-1:30pm. Each program leader must be willing to travel to their assigned branch, and be available to present programs on the assigned dates. Most storytime sessions will be scheduled on weekday mornings, but there will be some weekend times available. A three-hour commitment is required for each session. We will be scheduling programs for an 8 week series in October-mid December and additional series in the winter and spring.
Stipend: $100 per session & $100 to attend the training session