Dauphin County 4-H Summer Intern/Program Assistant
Penn State University
- Penn State Extension
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- Work Unit:
- College of Agricultural Sciences
The College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State Extension - Dauphin County seeks to hire a 4-H Summer Intern/Program Assistant. The Summer Intern/Program Assistant will assist in planning, implementing and/or evaluating 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 Assistant works under the supervision of the Dauphin County 4-H Educator. This is a summer position beginning in mid-May and ending 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. Applicants must have completed a minimum of one year of study and be enrolled as a college student at time of application. Previous experience with the 4-H program is preferred. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your 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. Candidates must have use of a private automobile to travel throughout Dauphin County to 4-H clubs and events. Applicant must also be willing to work flexible hours.
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