Department Name: 81330:FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
This position works out of the Wolfe County Extension Office which is located at 20 N Washington Street, Campton, KY.
Under the supervision of the County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences and/or Area Extension Agent for Food and Nutrition, the person filling this position will be responsible for delivering nutrition educational programs to limited resource individuals and families. Educational programs may include workshops, exhibits, presentations, and food demonstrations on topics such as basic nutrition, food security, food safety, and food budget management. Regular duties include: Recruiting and enrolling youth, individuals, and families in the SNAP-Ed Program; Planning and organizing the educational delivery; Evaluating the programs and submitting required records including computer and web based reports promptly; and Attending all training conferences.
The Program Assistant will also refer to county extension agents the names, needs, and/or interest for individuals in areas other than nutrition.
The salary for this position is $12.00/hour.
Computer and food preparation skills. Knowledge of community organizations and agencies. Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate educational events. Oral and written communication skills and organizational and process skills. Ability to relate effectively with adults and youth.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
No set minimum requirements.
Required Related Experience:
No set minimum requirements.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Associates Degree preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
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