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Penn State Extension in Cumberland County seeks to hire a 4-H Summer Assistant

Penn State Extension in Cumberland County seeks to hire a 4-H Summer Assistant.  The summer assistant 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 works under the supervision of the Cumberland County 4-H Educator.
This is a 12 week 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.  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.
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
  Applicant must also be willing to work flexible hours.
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