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Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development - Perry County

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

hazard, ky, usa
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development in Perry County.

Location: Hazard, KY

The Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development will work to provide leadership and management to the overall 4-H youth development programs for Perry County. Agent responsibilities include:

1) implementing a well-rounded program that develops youth through school and community-based programs

2) recruiting and training volunteers and leaders to work with youth

3) utilizing and/or developing councils, advisory groups, and committees in programming around issues involving leadership development, community involvement, local government, community services and other forms of community economic development.

This position will serve all clientele ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in Extension programs regardless of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

All agents in a county will support the dissemination of useful and practical information on subjects relating to Agriculture, Family Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Community and Rural Development as outlined in the KRS statutes 164.605 to 164.675.

State law requires a national and state criminal background check and a letter from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services stating the employee is clear to hire based on no findings of substantiated child abuse or neglect found through a background check of child abuse and neglect records as a condition of employment or involvement in this program.