Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development Educator
University or Organization :
Penn State Extension - Franklin County
State or Territory :
Pennsylvania
Application Deadline :
None Stated
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development Educator
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Location :
Chambersburg, PA 17202
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Full/Part Time :
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Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Penn State Extension in Franklin County is seeking an individual who will serve as a member of the Penn State Extension 4-H Youth Development Team to support local and statewide 4-H programs. A major focus will be to provide leadership to the statewide 4-H Shooting Sports program. Major responsibilities will include planning, marketing, implementing, conducting and evaluating educational programs for youth involved in a wide range of 4-H curriculum areas. This includes maintaining and expanding existing local 4-H club programs, supervision of programs delivered by program assistants and volunteers, building community collaborations and partnerships, developing a revenue enhancement portfolio, and creating a professional development plan. Specific program responsibilities include: Provide the expertise to compliment and support the 4-H efforts through individual and team efforts that will expand the 4-H clubs and, other outreach to youth, including school enrichment and camping opportunities. Provide leadership education to volunteers and youth. Identify opportunities and educational needs of youth in the county and provide age appropriate educational opportunities for those individuals. Develop and expand 4-H marketing plan to increase public awareness and participation. Ensure that leaders and participating youth comply with state guidelines and adhere to 4-H policies. Recruit, screen, and train appropriate club leaders and volunteers. Responsible for submitting program, administrative, and financial reports as appropriate to the Assistant Director of Programs. Prepare educational materials that are relevant to and that enhance the educational process for targeted individuals and groups. Support 4-H volunteers with on-going training to enable them to assist youth in developing record-keeping, communications, decision making, and problem-solving skills. Comply with the affirmative action plan. Through public notification and "All Reasonable Efforts, ensure all programs accessible to clientele without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Director of Programs and Area 4-H Educator. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience.
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Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in youth development, education, animal science education, equine science, or volunteer development and who have 4-H experiences. An interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds is required. Candidates should possess teaching, program development and evaluation skills, and demonstrate positive human relations and effective communication skills necessary to work effectively with youth, parents, leaders, government officials, and the general public. This position requires you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. Use of a private vehicle is required. Candidates must also be willing to work flexible hours. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Phone Number with Area Code :
(814)-865-1473
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