Library Assistant positions - 

Library Assistant Roles

After-school and Weekend Positions

About the Role:

We are looking for enthusiastic and responsible young individuals aged 16-18 to join our library team as Library Assistants. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain work experience in a friendly and supportive environment while contributing to your local community. 


  • Baw Baw (Warragul and Drouin) 
  • Cardinia (Pakenham and Cardinia Mobile) 
  • Bass Coast (Phillip Island) 

Positions Available: 

Baw Baw: 

  1. Drouin: 10 hours every 4 weeks (1 Saturday per month) 
  2. Warragul: 12 hours every 4 weeks (2 Saturdays per month) 

Cardinia Shire: 

  1. Pakenham: 2 positions, 8 hours every 4 weeks 
  2. Cardinia Mobile Library: 13.75 hours every 4 weeks (8 hours at PAK + 5.75 hours at CMO) 

Bass Coast Shire: 

  1. Phillip Island: 11 hours every 4 weeks (2 Saturdays per month) 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Shelve books and other materials. 
  • Assist library staff with daily operations. 
  • Help patrons locate books and resources. 
  • Maintain a clean and organised library environment. 


  • Aged 16-18 years. 
  • Reliable and punctual. 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Interest in books and reading. 


  • After school and on weekends. 
  • Specific hours and shifts vary by location. 


  • Gain valuable work experience. 
  • Develop customer service and organisational skills. 
  • Flexible hours that work around your school schedule. 
  • Be part of a supportive and friendly team. 

 Position Description:  

Click here to view the Position Description. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for a Library Assistant position, please send your resume, and a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role to recruitment@myli.org.au. Don’t forget to mention which role and location you’re applying for!

The positions will remain open until we find suitable candidates for each role. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

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