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Summer Internship-4-H Youth Development-Valley County Extension/Cascade

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Posting Details

Classification Information

Employee Category Temporary

Position Information

Position Title Summer Internship-4-H Youth Development-Valley County Extension/Cascade
Location Off Campus Location - Valley County Extension/Cascade
Division/College Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Department Southern District
FLSA Status Overtime Eligible
Pay Range $12.00 per hour
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Work Schedule Summary

Position is expected to start 6/6/18 and end 8/15/18.

Maximum of 400 hours (10 weeks), 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. No work will be performed on the following holiday – July 4.

Position Responsibilities

Position Summary

Summer Internship – 4-H Youth Development

Responsibilities

Job Duty Function Internship
Job Duties/Responsibilities

• Increase and implement knowledge of Animal Science and Technology.

• Engage with clientele of all ages, backgrounds, and interests.

• Interact with the public promoting University of Idaho Extension programs, especially 4-H and hands-on learning.

• Lead or assist with local, district, or statewide 4-H programs and projects during the summer.

• Assist with 4-H STEM programs and projects.

• Lead or assist with camps and classes for youth.

• Strengthen computer and writing skills.

• Conduct at least two (2) livestock programs with support from 4-H Program Coordinator.

• Lead or assist in planning and organizing events for the Valley County Fair.

• Participate in Market Sale and volunteer support meetings.

• Prepare an internship experience final report and submit to the UI Extension Director at the end of the internship.

PROVIDED SUPPORT
• Program supplies
• Positive learning experience with strong, engaged mentors
• Use of computer equipment with wireless access

Percentage Of Time 100%
Essential/Marginal Essential

Position Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

• Must have completed a minimum of one semester (12 credits) at an Idaho public university OR an Idaho public university student and currently enrolled for the next semester. Priority will be given to UI student applicants.

• Must be 18 years of age or older.

• Must provide own transportation and have the ability to travel to multiple work sites.

• Become a certified 4-H Volunteer.

Preferred Qualifications

• Completed coursework in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Agriculture, and/or Education.

• Outgoing and comfortable working with the public (youth and adults) and volunteers.

• Self-motivated and works independently.

• Enjoys working with youth of all ages.

• Experience answering phones, responding to email, communicating through UI webpages and social media.

• Enjoys working in a variety of settings and environments with diverse audiences.

• Team player and works well with others.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number STH001340P
Posting Date 03/06/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information contact:
Alysson Statz, astatz@uidaho.edu
208-382-7190

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the regents that equal opportunity be afforded in education and employment to qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran. It is also the policy of the University of Idaho to not discriminate based on sexual orientation.

Quicklink for Posting http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/20546

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Qualification
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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