Summer Service Opportunity: 4-H Youth Development Outreach Coordinator UW-Extension Washington County
Summary of Position:
The position is designed to implement the Youth Outreach opportunities for the 4-H Youth Development Program over the summer months. The focus of this position involves innovative strategies to reach new youth audiences. The position includes coordinating summer playground programs, programs at Casa Guadalupe Education Center, Inc., and other programs that will reach underrepresented and underserved youth populations.
The 4-H Youth Outreach Coordinator will increase his or her knowledge of youth development programs, community partnerships, volunteer development, and the UW-Extension Cooperative Extension Service. This summer position provides valuable pre-professional experience for educational and community based careers. The Outreach Coordinator will report to the 4-H Program Coordinator.
This position involves but is not limited to the design, implementation, and evaluation of the youth outreach programs offered by UW-Extension in Washington County. This includes working with teams of youth and adult leaders to develop hands-on educational programs that will be implemented at park playgrounds and at the locations of several community partners. This service provider will be responsible for the following:
Summer Park Programs in West Bend, Hartford, and other Washington County locations (2-3 days per week)
Reading Programs in partnership with Casa Guadalupe every week (2 evenings per week, 6-7 weeks during the summer)
Safety Town Farm Safety session (1 full day)
Assist at County Fair with outreach and promotional efforts
Assist at main and mini 4-H Open Houses (2 evenings in August)
Additional outreach programs designed to meet growing needs in the county
In addition, this service provider will be responsible for working with the general promotion of 4-H programs over the summer. Additional program responsibilities to be assigned.
Completion of two years of college preferred
Evidence of successful leadership experience in 4-H, school, and/or community organizations. (4-H and/or youth development programming experience highly preferred)
Ability to establish and maintain effective public/employee working relationships
Ability to organize work and work independently
Ability to work with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds
Ability to plan and implement learning experiences for youth and adults
Ability to maintain accurate and complete records
Strong time management, organizational and communication skills
Ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends, and overnights
Ability to make individual arrangements for regular transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities
Completion of the Wisconsin 4-H Volunteers in Preparation Program (may be completed upon hire).
$12/hour, not to exceed 312 hours. Reimbursement for program-related travel and educational supplies will be provided according to Washington County policy.
Mileage and supply costs will be reimbursed.
We provide equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and ADA requirements.
Washington County, WI