About Washington State University

The WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit is one of three academic units of WSU Extension within the College of Human and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS).  The academic home for this position resides in the Youth and Families Program Unit.  To learn more about the WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit, visit http://extension.wsu.edu/youth-families/.


4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization.  WSU 4-H Youth Development is committed to providing safe and inclusive environments for all youth and adults regardless of race; sex; gender; sexual orientation; gender identity; gender expression; religion; age; color; creed; national or ethnic origin; civic engagement; physical, mental, or sensory ability; genetic information; and/or status as an honorably discharged veteran or member of the military.  Washington State 4-H Youth Development education creates supportive environments for all youth and families to reach their fullest potential.  This will be accomplished through a systemic approach of foundation and mission driven science to meet our goals to provide formal and non-formal experiential learning, develop skills that benefit youth throughout life, foster leadership and volunteerism in youth and adults, build internal and external partnerships for programming and funding, strengthen families and communities, employ research based knowledge and the land grant university system, and embrace and expand the traditions of the 4-H Youth Program.  To learn more about the WSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, visit https://extension.wsu.edu/4h/.

With 39 county Extension offices and 1 Tribal location throughout the state, WSU Extension is the front door to the University. Extension builds the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses, and communities, empowering them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. Extension collaborates with communities and industries to create a culture of life-long learning and is recognized for its accessible, learner-centered, relevant, high-quality and evidence-based, unbiased educational programs.

The College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) at Washington State University is an expansive and diverse college that includes 12 academic units, three extension program units, four research and extension centers distributed across the state, 13 subject matter centers, and one tribal and 39 county extension offices.  CAHNRS fosters disciplines that serve at the interface of scientific discovery and its application to the advancement of society and improvement of the human experience.  Our mission is to provide global leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge that contributes to producing a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promotes the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; enhances sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promotes stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems. CAHNRS personnel embrace the opportunity to fulfill the university’s land-grant mission by making groundbreaking research discoveries, by utilizing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and by delivering relevant, progressive extension programs that synergistically generate outcomes that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Washington State, as well as for people around the globe.
To learn more about WSU CAHNRS, visit:  http://cahnrs.wsu.edu.

Founded in 1890 as Washington’s original land-grant university, Washington State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with teaching, research, and Extension missions.  WSU has 11 colleges that foster scholarly achievement, and an enrollment of more than 31,000 undergraduate and graduate students on five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett).  Additionally, research centers are located throughout the state, extension offices are located in every county, and online degree programs are offered worldwide.  See here for additional information about WSU's statewide locations.  WSU ranks among the top 60 public research universities and is a Carnegie I, Doctoral/Research Extensive University.  WSU strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and seeks to ensure a welcoming community for all.  To learn more about WSU visit: http://www.wsu.edu/.

  • King County 4-H Assistant Professor

    Washington State University
    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 weeks ago