Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Caleb & Erica, Volunteers 2006 Summer Reading ClubCaleb & Erica, Volunteers
2006 Summer Reading Club


Red Deer Public Library only accepts resumes for posted positions.

Open positions will be posted below. 

Current Openings:

There are currently no positions available at RDPL.

Consider joining The Friends of the Library Board this year!

The Friends' Board meets seven or eight times per year at the Downtown Library to plan activities that support Red Deer Public Library. View www.rdpl.org/about/friends for more information about the Friends of the Library.

Pages (Shelvers)

Library pages shelve returned library materials and keep all items in order on the shelves. They also tidy the library by ensuring that all materials left by library users on tables, desks and chairs, etc. are gathered and returned to the proper areas.

Jobs Available

    • This is an ongoing job posting. Jobs are not always available; however, we accept resumes on an ongoing basis and keep resumes for six months.Thank you for your interest, but only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.


    • 15 years of age or older
    • Ability to understand written and oral instruction in English.
    • Ability to organize materials in numerical and alphabetical order.
    • Attention to detail is essential.
    • Must love organizing.
    • Effective time management skills.
    • Ability to work independently, but also as a part of a team.
    • Physical requirements include ability to push/pull heavy carts, squat and reach above your head.


    • Page jobs are year-round part-time positions between 2 and 3 shifts per week.
    • 3 hour shifts in Youth Services and 4 hour shifts in Adult Services.
    • Monday to Thursday shifts are evenings and Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts are afternoons.
    • Set schedules that are changed in February, July and September.
    • The ability to substitute for vacation and sick hours is a requirement.

Starting Salary

    • $12.53 per hour

To Apply

Volunteering at Red Deer Public Library

Red Deer Public Library acknowledges the many benefits of volunteerism to our organization, to the volunteers and to the community at large. The volunteer work performed by our volunteers is integral to the operations of the organization. The skills, expertise and commitment volunteers bring are highly valued. Volunteers are important not only for the time they contribute but for their knowledge, skills, enthusiasm and fresh points of view which enhance the creativity and qualify of service provided by the organization they serve. Volunteers are needed in a wide variety of activities:

  • Adult Literacy program.
  • Friends of the Library.
  • Homebound Readers’ Program.
  • Library Board and Committees.
  • Summer Reading Program.
  • Reading Pals

For more information, please call 403-346-4576.