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Title: 4-H Program Assistant - Out of School Programs
Department: MSU Extension
Wage Range: Not Available
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the 4-H Youth Agent, this position is responsible for promoting, developing, maintaining, managing and evaluating the St. Clair County MSU Extension 4-H Out-Of-School programs. Specific initiatives include 21st Century Schools and FIA Before and After School grant programs. Assists 4-H Youth Staff in the identifying, orienting, training, utilizing, recognizing and evaluating volunteer leaders in these initiatives and assists them in the planning and operation of related short-term and on-going 4-H programs.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Supervision is received from the MSUE 4-H Youth Agent.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Some management and supervision is exercised over 4-H volunteers.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Strong organizational and communications skills.
Strong technical and people skills.
Self-motivated and disciplined.
Experience with project organization and the management and supervision of adult volunteers.
Uses sound independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.
Knowledge of formal education systems.
Significant background in youth development and activities.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted within the course of work.
Work experience and knowledge in gardening, food preparation and physical fitness activities.
Flexible work schedule.
AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASSIFICATION, UPON APPOINTMENT, MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of 2 years of completed undergraduate work in a field related to youth development or 2-4 years of directly relevant experience in a related field in the absence of completed undergraduate coursework. Demonstrated experience working with formal educational systems, volunteers and youth, and diverse audiences, including special needs populations is required.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: (An employee in this classification may be called upon to perform the following tasks which are illustrative and not exhaustive in nature.)
Work collaboratively with other MSUE programs and local school districts.
Assist in the identification and implementation of garden activities.
Identify and develop youth activities following accepted 4-H guidelines.
Implement program activities at school sites.
Organize and coordinate healthy, appropriate snacks, food activities and physical activities and others as identified by the program.
Participate on youth county-wide committees.
Assist with community events related to youth activities.
Facilitate program evaluation.
Assist in annual volunteer recognition event for volunteers in all programs.
Attends staff and committee meetings, workshops and in-service training to provide or receive information on changing programs, goals, and methods to meet the needs of participants.

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