About This Role:
4-H Youth Development within K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) is seeking multiple Summer Interns to provide high quality local and regional 4-H programming to Kansas youth. These individuals will be responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating lessons to youth with research-based curriculum provided by Extension.
This full-time, twelve week internship will run approximately May 23, 2022 – August 12, 2022. Interns will know their selected sites by May 1, 2022.
- Plan, coordinate, promote, teach and evaluate educational programs under the direction of the 4-H Youth Development Educators and coaching team.
- Assist with coordinating and teaching at Extension programs such as 4-H summer camps, day camps, and other youth events.
- Distribute and collect program evaluations for programs delivered.
- Complete program reports tracking participants engagement in programming.
- Assist with youth and volunteer recruitment.
- Prepare newsletter articles, news releases, and other program promotional materials.
- Participate in professional staff development.
- Complete other responsibilities assigned by the mentoring extension faculty.
The host office will assist the intern in locating housing options. Interns should anticipate paying for housing.
Districts - 21 Central District – Edwards, Stafford Counties; Chisholm Trail District – Dickinson County; Frontier District – Osage, Anderson, Franklin Counties; Meadowlark District – Nemaha County; Midway District, Russell County; Phillips-Rooks District – Phillips, Rooks Counties; Post Rock District – Jewell, Osborne, Smith Counties; River Valley District – Republic, Allen Counties; Sunflower District – Sherman County; Twin Creeks District – Decatur, Graham, Norton, Sheridan Counties; Walnut Creek District – Ness, Rush Counties; Wildcat District – Crawford, Labette, Montgomery, Wilson Counties
Counties – Atchison, Barber, Brown, Butler, Cherokee, Coffey, Douglas, Geary, Grant, Harvey, Johnson, Leavenworth, Lyon, McPherson, Morton, Reno, Rice, Wabaunsee, Wyandotte
K-State Campus – State 4-H Office – STEM; State 4-H Office - Equine
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
- Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Must be a legal adult over 18 years of age.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media and social media.
- Possess computer skills including email, internet, and Microsoft Office Programs.
- Educational background and/or work experience with youth.
- Experience working with individuals, groups, and co-workers to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by previous leadership roles.
- Experience working with diverse audiences.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
- Requires a valid driver’s license and a willingness to travel in state to achieve program objectives including night and weekend events.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.