4-H Youth Development Associate Agent – University of Arizona

Phoenix, AZ • Full-Time • Bachelor’s Degree Required

This position in 4-H Youth Development is part of a dynamic team of professionals developing and delivering community outreach programs that provide research-based objective informal education. The incumbent will be required to create and implement positive youth development programming and is 100% responsible for 4-H program management. This position will provide leadership to grow a large, multi-layer, and complex volunteer organization that delivers high-quality youth development programming through a wide variety of content-areas. This is a non-continuing Associate Agent position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate, train, and manage volunteers systems for youth and adult volunteers who help deliver and manage youth development programs.

  • Identify resources (grants, contracts, gifts, in kind contributions, etc.) to enhance programs.

  • Manage existing 4-H club activities including, but not limited to, large animal projects and teen pregnancy prevention.

  • In cooperation with community groups, 4-H volunteers, local leaders, Extension advisory groups, and other Extension professionals, develop an annual Plan of Work.

  • Collaborate with county and campus faculty, statewide 4-H Director, and other experts in the development of educational programs, applied research, and scholarly works.

  • Evaluate and document results and impacts of educational programs.

  • Communicate program results to both professional peers and clientele through periodic reports, scholarly works, and various types of publications (e.g., bulletins/fact sheets, popular articles, state publications, scientific articles, social media, and video and computer programs).

  • Consult with the County Extension Director to evaluate program effectiveness and personal achievements as an Extension Professional.

  • Maintain professional competence through study, participation in professional activities and the application of knowledge and skills on the job.Work as a member of the Arizona 4-H team by participating in trainings, sharing expertise, and serving on task forces and signature program teams.

  • Maintain high ethical and professional standards.

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