Adams County 4-H Summer Assistant/Intern
Penn State University
- Penn State Extension
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- College of Agricultural Sciences
Penn State Extension in Adams County seeks to hire a 4-H Summer Assistant/Intern. Applicant must be a matriculating full-time student between sophomore and junior, or junior and senior year of college. This position will plan, implement and evaluate 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. Assistant will also provide support at traditional 4-H events by recording registration, chaperoning, conducting workshops and assisting with the management of shows and contests. Assistant will write news releases, social media posts and assist with general marketing to increase public awareness and participation. This job opportunity introduces the student to career opportunities within Penn State Extension. This 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. The 4-H Summer Assistant/Intern will plan, implement and evaluate 4-H events, fairs and projects with youth at after-school/out-of-school programs as well as various day camps and overnight camp. The 4-H Summer Assistant/Intern works under the supervision of the Adams County 4-H Educator. This position begins in mid-May and ends in mid-August, with some flexibility depending upon availability of the applicant. 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. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks to work with minors. Applicant must also be willing to work flexible hours.
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