Brooklyn Public Library is seeking one Full-time Early Literacy Outreach Associate to work as part of the East New York Reads initiative and a grant from the Guttman and the Pinkerton Foundations to provide quality outreach services to various early childhood agencies, family child care programs, laundromats, clinics, homeless shelters, schools, child care centers, and more in the East New York/Cypress Hills neighborhoods, working with the Arlington, Cypress Hills, and New Lots Libraries. The successful candidate for this position will serve as an ambassador for library services for young children and families, promote early literacy practices to families, provide early literacy programming both inside and outside the library, and develop partnerships that are successful in encouraging parents, caregivers, and young children to engage in early literacy practices at home and to become library users. They will collaborate with colleagues and community partners to identify the needs of local families and develop programs and services accordingly. This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but, not limited to, storytime program planning and implementation, early childhood development, professional mentoring, and early literacy. Staff at this level report to the Coordinator of Early Childhood Services and other assigned supervisors, working in collaboration with the staff at their branch. The schedule is 35 hours per week. This is a grant-funded position funded through June 30, 2020 with the possibility of renewal.