Part-Time Wayne County 4-H Summer Assistant

Updated: 18 days ago
Location: Wayne, MICHIGAN
Job Type: PartTime

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Dates of Employment                   15 week position beginning in mid-May and ending in late August, with some flexibility depending upon availability of the applicant. 

Work Hours                                     The number of work hours per day will need to be somewhat flexible to allow for some evening meetings and weekend work; however, an average of 35 hours per week is anticipated.

Wage                                                 $10.00 per hour

Purpose

Support the 4-H programs within Wayne County.  The individual will work with the 4-H Educator in maintaining and expanding the 4-H program in the county through a variety of programs.  The 4-H Summer Assistant will be responsible to the 4-H Educator.

Job Expectations

  • Plan, implement and evaluate age appropriate 4-H events, activities and projects with youth at local, area and state 4-H events, as well as various day camps and overnight camp. 
  • Monitor children and be responsible for the whereabouts, supervision, and safety of all children registered for the program.
  • Participate in regional or state events as appropriate.
  • Provide support at traditional 4-H events by recording registration, chaperoning, conducting workshops and assisting with the management of shows and contests. 
  • Write news releases, social media posts and assist with general marketing to increase public awareness and participation. 
  • Assist with survey data entry as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff in planning and conducting programs, activities and other special events.
  • Assist the Educator in reaching new audiences in accordance with Penn State University Affirmative Action Policy. 
  • Submit work time by due date.
  • Establish and maintain summer files.
  • Complete end of summer reports of time, contacts and impact reports.

Qualifications

Position requires excellent organizational and time management skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to plan and teach activities and educational programs.  Must be a team player who can work with diverse youth and adults. 

Preference will be given to applicants with undergraduate coursework in education, agriculture, the sciences or other related fields.  Previous experience with the 4-H program is preferred.  This position requires the applicant to operate a motor vehicle as part of the job duties. 

This job requires the following 3 publicly available clearances:

  • PA State Police Criminal Background Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form
  • FBI Criminal Background Check

This job requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid US driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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Honesdale, PA

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Dates of Employment                   15 week position beginning in mid-May and ending in late August, with some flexibility depending upon availability of the applicant. 

Work Hours                                     The number of work hours per day will need to be somewhat flexible to allow for some evening meetings and weekend work; however, an average of 35 hours per week is anticipated.

Wage                                                 $10.00 per hour

Purpose

Support the 4-H programs within Wayne County.  The individual will work with the 4-H Educator in maintaining and expanding the 4-H program in the county through a variety of programs.  The 4-H Summer Assistant will be responsible to the 4-H Educator.

Job Expectations

  • Plan, implement and evaluate age appropriate 4-H events, activities and projects with youth at local, area and state 4-H events, as well as various day camps and overnight camp. 
  • Monitor children and be responsible for the whereabouts, supervision, and safety of all children registered for the program.
  • Participate in regional or state events as appropriate.
  • Provide support at traditional 4-H events by recording registration, chaperoning, conducting workshops and assisting with the management of shows and contests. 
  • Write news releases, social media posts and assist with general marketing to increase public awareness and participation. 
  • Assist with survey data entry as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff in planning and conducting programs, activities and other special events.
  • Assist the Educator in reaching new audiences in accordance with Penn State University Affirmative Action Policy. 
  • Submit work time by due date.
  • Establish and maintain summer files.
  • Complete end of summer reports of time, contacts and impact reports.

Qualifications

Position requires excellent organizational and time management skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to plan and teach activities and educational programs.  Must be a team player who can work with diverse youth and adults. 

Preference will be given to applicants with undergraduate coursework in education, agriculture, the sciences or other related fields.  Previous experience with the 4-H program is preferred.  This position requires the applicant to operate a motor vehicle as part of the job duties. 

This job requires the following 3 publicly available clearances:

  • PA State Police Criminal Background Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form
  • FBI Criminal Background Check

This job requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid US driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

Honesdale, PA

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