Job Title: Extension Assistant for 4-H Youth Development Education
Location: Williamsburg, KY – Whitley County
As an Extension Assistant for 4-H Youth Development Education, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the 4-H Youth Development Education program area and the 4-H Youth Development Education County Agent(s). You will report to an Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include program support, teaching, recruitment & marketing, and record keeping, while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Under the supervision of the 4-H Youth Development Education Extension Agent(s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: promoting and organizing new 4-H clubs; recruiting members and volunteer leaders; providing support and guidance to existing 4-H clubs; recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, 4-H achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.
Salary Range: $11.00 – $13.00
Previous experience working with youth or administrative support role preferred.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
No set minimum requirements.
Required Related Experience:
No set minimum requirements.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience working in an administrative support, clerical, or similar role preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
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