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Summer Internship-4-H Youth Development-Canyon County Extension/Caldwell

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Posting Details

Classification Information

Employee Category Temporary

Position Information

Position Title Summer Internship-4-H Youth Development-Canyon County Extension/Caldwell
Location Off Campus Location - Canyon County Extension/Caldwell
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 6/4/18 and end 8/11/18.

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. NOTE: Must be able to work until August 11, 2018. Flexible on start date if time off is needed during the summer.

Position Responsibilities

Position Summary

Summer Internship – 4-H Youth Development


Job Duty Function Internship
Job Duties/Responsibilities

• Assist in planning, marketing, and implementing weekly special interest programs at local libraries, elementary schools, or other youth-serving organizations for youth in Canyon County.

• Assist in development and delivery of youth day camps in the areas of STEM and Healthy Living.

• Create flyers, brochures and educational materials in support of 4-H summer programming.

• Provide technical assistance and customer service to youth and adults in completing fair entries, record books, interview evaluations, and thank you notes.

• Participate in a training for 4-H Youth Development interns.

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

• Interact with the public to promote University of Idaho Extension programs.

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

• Program supplies
• On-the-job training
• Positive learning experience with a very active program and good mentorship
• 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 college 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.

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

• Experience with the following software: PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Word.

• Demonstrated strong writing and verbal communication skills.

• Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills.

• Self-motivated and works independently.

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

• Team player and works well with others.

• Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications

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

• Enjoys working with youth of all ages.

• Experience with the following software: iOS and ShoWorks.

• Experience with social media, responding to email, and communicating through UI webpages and Facebook.

• Possess bilingual/bi-cultural skills.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number STH001344P
Posting Date 03/06/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information contact:
Carrie Johnson,

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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Qualification
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