Employment/Volunteer

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CCPL Job Offers

Public Service Associate Position (part-time) – La Plata Branch
Closes Friday, December 20th

Job Description
Job Posting
Application for Employment

 

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees2 vacancies 
The Charles County Commissioners are seeking County residents to fill 2 vacancies for the Board of Trustees.

Description: The Library Board of Trustees is made up of citizen members.  The task of the Board is to deal with all aspects of the library, including services, staff, rules and regulations and other functions for the proper delivery of library services.  The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Members serve four-year terms.

Applications are available on the Charles County Governement website at: http://www.charlescounty.org/apps/citizenadvisory/public/enterApplication.jsp or by contacting Carol DeSoto, Senior Commissioner Specialist at 301-645-0691 or email Carol DeSoto (desotoc [at] charlescountymd [dot] gov.

Adult Learning

GED, US Citizenship, Career Certification, Languages and Microsoft Office Preparation

Job and Career Mobile Apps

Job and Career Search Engines

  • CollegeGrad: A site where grads can look for entry level positions, explore different careers, and has tips for resumes and interviews.
  • GovernmentJobs
  • Indeed
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange Jobs
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  • USA Jobs

Other Useful Sites

  • JobScan: This site is designed to help you get past the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or resume scanner. Copy & Paste your resume and a job description into the two boxes and you’ll get instant feedback telling you what to prioritize, what you might be missing, and what changes you can make to get past the resume screeners.
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Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Volunteer

Teen Volunteer

Volunteering at CCPL is a great way to get involved in the community, share your talent, and impress future employers. If you are between the ages of 12-18, there are a variety of projects you can assist with at the library:

  • Help prepare story time crafts
  • Shelf reading (making sure books are in the right order)
  • Organize
  • Learn how to make simple book repairs.
  • On-going commitment to volunteer a few hours a week.
  • Requires a background check.
  • Limited spots available.

How do I become a Volunteer?

  • Speak to a Children’s Librarian or Young Adult Librarian at your local branch to inquire about openings.
  • Complete a Teen Volunteer Application
  • Please note that we are not always able to take on new volunteers and that these positions are unpaid.

Questions? Click here for branch locations and our contact information.