Play, Learn, Grow Assistant

(Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch)

Position ID: V-BAR0208
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 26 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Play, Learn, Grow Assistant


This postion is only open to individuals with morning availability on Mondays (Holly/Painswick), Tuesdays (Downtown) or Friday (Holly).

Contact Emily Fleming, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Barrie Public Library; Phone: 705-728-1010 ext 2266; Email:

Play, Learn, Grow is an opportunity for pre-school children to try out some STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) based learning.

We are in search of volunteers who can support the Monday morning programs at our Painswick or Holly Branchs, the Tuesday morning program at our Downtown Branch or our Friday morning program at our Holly Branch

Volunteers will enjoy interacting with children and their families at various activity stations throughout the library spaces. 

Clients Pre-school children and their caregivers
Ages 19 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Education Support (Early Years) ; Games ; Library Services ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location 60 Worsley Street, 555 Essa Road, 48 Dean Avenue
Number of Positions Barrie 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Police Check Required
Community Sets Barrie ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch

Office Phone 705-728-1010
Fax 705-728-4322
Address & Map
60 Worsley St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1L6
Mailing Address 60 Worsley St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 1L6