• 4-H Program Coordinator - Montcalm/Lapeer County, MI

    Posted: 06/09/2021

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    Position Overview
    You will recruit, select and train 4-H program volunteers and oversee program/project promotion, expansion and evaluation activities. Through your efforts, you will ensure that audiences are reached through traditional and newly developed programs, while providing local leadership in strengthening public understanding that 4-H is for all youth. You will provide information and opportunities for learning through the use of technology, mass media, group meetings, workshops and individual contacts.
    In this position, you will conduct programming with youth and adult audiences, recruit and train volunteers to conduct programming with youth and will gather and analyze data for impact evaluation efforts. You will work closely with your District Director and MSU Extension leadership to develop and implement strategies for addressing local risk management issues in the areas of child safety, financial management, volunteer management and programming that is in alignment with MSU policies and procedures.
    Operating independently, you will ensure that program delivery follows established guidelines and meets the goals set for reaching the desired number of youth locally and statewide, and you will be responsible for initiating efforts to expand Extension programs to the unreached, including limited resource families, youth, minorities, and the disabled. Additionally, you will be responsible for communicating information about newly implemented and existing 4-H programs and activities (progress, objectives, target dates, problems addressed, etc.) to your supervisor, District Director and Institute leadership.
    Office location for this position is negotiable. However, there will be space available to work from the Montcalm and Lapeer County MSU Extension offices.
    Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)

    • Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in program development and management in 4-H or other youth development program.
    • Volunteer management and experience supervising volunteers or of others. 
    Application Process
    View full description and apply through the MSU careers page. Search for posting 711225 (Montcalm) or 711198 (Lapeer) using the Job Search field.
    Application deadline is June 22, 2021.
    MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.
    The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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