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4-H Educator

For University of Vermont Extension

University of Vermont Extension is hiring a .83FTE 4-H Educator located in Chittenden County. 4-H Educators provide program development, coordination, outreach and teaching for county, regional and state UVM Extension 4-H Youth Development Programs for youth ages 5-18. This will include developing and collaborating with volunteers and community partners, promoting and expanding 4-H efforts, and stimulating excellence in carrying out the overall 4-H positive youth development mission. Programming foci include science, healthy living, and civic engagement as well as building leadership and other workforce skills. This position will have emphasis on reaching diverse and under-represented audiences.

Feb 03, 2021
Bachelor’s degree and two years’ related experience, or equivalent combination, with focus in youth or family programming, is required. Experience with volunteer development and/or building community collaborations preferred. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, teach and evaluate educational programs. Strong interpersonal skills are needed, including the ability to work with a diverse group of youth and adult volunteers and community partners, in both an independent and team environment. Computer and electronic communication proficiency is needed. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, which will include periodic evenings and weekends, and have an ability to travel, primarily within the state. Direct experience serving diverse and/or under-represented populations desired. Must possess a commitment to fostering and supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all.
Bachelor’s degree and two years’ related experience, or equivalent combination, with focus in youth or family programming, is required.
Chittenden County
To learn more or to apply, visit uvmjobs.com Posting #43139 , complete an application along with a resume, cover letter, references and two writing samples, one of which must include images or data visualization. Cover letters should provide information a