The 4-H Youth Development program in Fairfield County is led by a team of two Extension Educators, involved directly with volunteer management and training; as a member of the team, this Extension Educator position will provide co-leadership to a comprehensive positive youth development program while focusing educational programming on summer camps, youth health and wellness, mentoring, and other topics identified as a county need by involving youth in clubs, Cloverbuds, school enrichment, and the county fair; work collaboratively with the team of Extension professionals to provide youth development programming within the Heart of Ohio Extension Education and Research Area (EERA); work with members of a State 4-H Youth Development Design Team; plan and conduct educational training, workshops, educational events in collaboration with 4-H adult and teen volunteers, youth health and wellness, and mentoring components; partner with organizations to provide opportunities for development of subject matter knowledge; examples of programs include camp counselor training, youth boards, club officer training, volunteer orientation, and training specific to volunteer roles and responsibilities; responsible for all summer camping leadership training, overseeing day-to-day camp activities and all associated committees; assist with other related volunteer committees as needed in order to develop and enhance the educational experience of 4-H Youth within the various delivery methods; maintain and expand resources through grants, gifts, sponsorships, in-kind support, and fees for program participation.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Position is located in Lancaster, Ohio.
An earned Master's degree at the time of hire is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in youth development or other educationally-related area.
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Volunteer administration knowledge; program development skills; knowledge of 4-H, other youth development organizations or similar experiences; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with adults and youth; experience working with diverse clientele and organizations; effective time management, organizational, and prioritizing skills; must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends with minimal supervision.
Must be able to utilize a variety of teaching methods that include role play, lecture, interactive discussion, and demonstration; strong written/oral communication skills.
Target Salary: $43,500.00 - $63,036.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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