Working at YPRL

Working at Yarra Plenty Regional Library is great.  Find out why:

At YPRL, we are committed to the following VALUES:  

  1. Free and unfettered access to information: we support the access of current information to ALL members of the community

  2. The vital importance of reading and literacy: we advocate and foster a learning and educational environment for our staff and members of the community 

  3. Access for all: we support learning and educational services for disadvantaged members of the community

Professional Development

To assist and support employees at all levels to drive their own professional development, the Organisation offers a range of internal and external training opportunities, learning and development references, seminars, tools and programs. We also offer support for continued education through financial assistance and leave policies 

Why YPRL is a Great Place to Work…

We are Innovative: We are proud to say that YPRL is one of Australia’s largest and most progressive library systems, with our innovative and forward-thinking library technologies such as: BiblioCommons, Drupal, and social media including Facebook and Twitter

We are family-friendly: YPRL offers family-friendly HR policies which support a work and family balance through flexible working and part time hours, as well as family-friendly leave policies  

We value our employees: We have created a fun and friendly organisational culture, which is also focused on providing a comfortable learning environment for our staff as well as for all members of the community

We value our community: We have created a warm and welcoming environment for our communities by providing our staff with the opportunity to work very closely with community members of all ages and ethnic backgrounds through our mobile library and outreach services. We offer educational and engaging programs, groups, forums, blogs, training and learning opportunities for babies, children, teenagers, adults and senior citizens in various languages and for those with disabilities. We value community history and genealogy  

Opportunities for Volunteers: YPRL also provides many volunte