Payroll Title: UCP VI
Class Code: 0622-9086
Job Family: EDU
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of designated administrator, serves as youth outreach educator for Hartford County by organizing, coordinating, and implementing a county and community 4-H youth development program.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Establishes and provides 4-H programs in public and private elementary and high schools in Hartford County; negotiates agreements with schools; compiles and develops school packages; orients faculty; trains instructors to conduct programs; presents programs to students; follows-up to ensure smooth functioning of programs.
- Plans, coordinates and conducts a variety of state, multi-county and community-based youth education programs; collaborates with co-workers, members of collaborating agencies, volunteers and/or youth members in implementing programs; evaluates effectiveness of programs, makes recommendations and implements changes.
- Develops educational materials and trains educators and volunteers in the use of educational materials.
- Promotes youth development programs through media and group presentations; recruits and trains new leaders and 4-H members.
- Participates in regular staff meetings to develop and plan programs as a member of a 4-H staff team. Collaborates with other State, country and community-based public service and educational agencies and organizations, to assess needs and develop programs.
- Maintains and improves support system to ensure effectiveness of total county and state 4-H program and county extension programs; participates in newspaper, radio and television promotions; prepares news items for bi-monthly 4-H publication; coordinates and/or assists in special events such as Education Fairs; disseminates educational and program information as requested; arranges meeting sites and equipment use as needed
- Maintains extensive contact with volunteer corps through direct contact and mailings.
- Furnishes data and statistics for state and national reports; prepares required quarterly reports.
- Supervises student help and assigns work to secretary; supervises interns and CETA employees as needed.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Master’s degree in appropriate field
- Prior experience working with volunteers, youth organizations and in planning, implementing and conducting educational programs.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to develop implement and evaluate educational programs; leadership ability and program management skills.
- Willingness to work flexible hours
Date Created: 6/28/85