Details for COUNTY YOUTH COORDINATOR (CYC)

BUCHANAN COUNTY EXTENSION COUNTY YOUTH COORDINATOR (CYC):

Full time. Duties: 4-H Program Coordinator will focus on positive youth development through the 4-H program in Buchanan County. Staff will work with youth, volunteers, and professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate a progressive series of educational programs and experiences that work toward multiple life skill outcomes (productive citizens, outstanding communicators, effective leaders, and successful learners).This position should empower youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth and volunteers
  • Experience with volunteer development
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of youth development work experience
  • Experience organizing events and activities
  • Knowledge of 4-H and other ISU Extension and Outreach programs

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in a relative field of study

This is a full-time position, located in the Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach office. Programming will take place outside the office; therefore, travel will be required to reach youth and families. Valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation and proof of insurance is required of the successful candidate. Ability to pass a criminal background-screening test is also required of the position. Based on a 40-hour workweek, hours involve days, evenings, weekends, and/or overnights. Hours will vary according to the events being planned. Professional development is expected.

Applications accepted until filled, with applications accepted by March 6, 2020 given first priority. Please send cover letter and resume with references to:

Buchanan County Iowa State University Extension

ATTN: Roxanne Fuller, Executive Director

2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Ste A

Independence, Iowa 50644

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