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City of West Des Moines Intern - Library - Youth Services in West Des Moines, Iowa

Intern - Library - Youth Services

  • Type:Internship

  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.30 - $14.24 per hour

  • Posted Date:01/13/2020

  • Deadline to Apply:02/06/2020

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Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service position

Regular Hours

Set schedule with hours varying by day. Approximately 30-35 hours/week

Must be available Saturday, July 25, 2020

Tentative Start Date

May, 2020

Job Summary & Requirements

Under the general direction of the Head of Public Services, the Youth Services Intern will coordinate and assist with children’s programs, specifically the summer reading program, assist library staff and customers with programs (at the library and offsite), projects, and questions.

Must be an Undergraduate student in education, library science, drama, art, music or related field AND have completed at least 2 years of coursework or equivalent work experience.

Must be enthusiastic, outgoing, flexible and enjoy working with children (Pre-K – 6th grade) and teens. Must have a good driving record.

Physical/Drug Test

Post offer, pre-employment drug test required.

Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

  1. Profile: You MUST complete an online profile. This includes all sections under the My Profile Section. A link is provided below to our Online Application System.

  2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

a) Resume

b) Cover Letter

  1. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section.)

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Deadline to Apply

February 6, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

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City of West Des Moines Online Application System

Application Materials & Related Documents

Full Job Descriptions

You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

If you are currently employed with or you have been employed with the City in the last three years (in any capacity), do NOT create a new profile. Contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.

If you have applied for a position with the City of West Des Moines since July 2009, please refer to the instruction sheets listed above.

Contact Information


Human Resources, 2nd floor

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616 (phone)

515-273-0601 (fax)