4-H Youth Development Professional
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension invites applications for a full-time, fiscal-year 4-H Youth Development Professional to begin work autumn 2019 and work out of the UMaine Extension York County Office in Springvale, Maine. This position will provide educational leadership for 4-H Youth Development in York County. 4-H is a non-formal, experiential education program for youth, and adults working with those youth, to develop life skills necessary to be self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. The selected candidate will work to support youth development through 4-H volunteers, 4-H Leaders Association and community partnerships. This position will foster an open, educational environment to promote the learning and growth of 4-H youth and develop and provide educational programs and resources that address the needs of youth in York County in partnership with other Extension staff in the region to create a multidisciplinary approach to youth development. A priority will be to strengthen the 4-H programs in York County through clubs, after school, and community engagement with an emphasis on strengthening the 4-H Science programs. The typical salary range for this position is $35,000 to $40,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Location/Region: Springvale, ME