Part Time Program Assistant

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The 4-H Program Assistant works with the Paulding County Extension 4-H Agent in planning, developing, and conducting one of several county-sponsored programs and performs duties necessary to assist the County Extension Agent in the day-to-day conduct of programs. Work includes responsible, supervisory, paraprofessional work and involves the supervision of tasks necessary in planning, developing, and directing these educational programs. This employee must exhibit qualities of independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision. This person works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the appropriate County Extension Agent, the County Extension Coordinator and the District Extension Director.





ILLUSTRATIVE NATURE OF WORK:

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Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts a variety of program activities and events, including in-school, after school and weekend 4-H club meetings and activities with youth.

2. Teaches and supervises youth in classrooms and at events.

3. Assists the County Extension Agent by researching and providing information requested by clients.

4. Supervises and transports youth at events, activities and field trips.

5. Serves in a training role for volunteer leaders by providing them with program ideas and materials.

6. Attends local, district, and state program activities and events in the place of the County Extension Agent.

7. Supervises and trains other Program Assistants.

8. Physical Demands: Light to medium lifting and program setup up to 40 lbs.

9. Work Hours Normal hours 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday. Occasional nights and weekends, including some overnight weekend assignments.

10. Performs related work as required.



DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

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Ability to relate effectively to young people and adults.

2. Extensive knowledge and experience in the program area of responsibility.

3. Knowledge of the interests and behavior of the program participants.

4. Skill in planning a variety of programs for the target audiences.

5. Flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing demands.

6. Ability to supervise the work of others.

7. Ability to successfully complete 4-H Risk Management Training, County and UGA Background Screening and pass a drug test.

8. Proficiency in current word processing and data management software programs (e.g. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive).

9. Familiarity with internet research, marketing and volunteer portals and social media etiquette.

10. Must have valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation.

11. Willingness to transport youth to events driving program van or minibus.





DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:


Graduation from a two year college or vocational/technical school with course emphasis in human relations and/or youth development or other relevant subject matter and experience in program planning; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.



COMPENSATION: Part time Position-29 Hours/week, 9.28/hr















How to Apply for a Job with Paulding County:
Employment applications will only be accepted for currently posted vacancies. Please do not submit a general application for an unknown position; it will not be considered. Applicants must submit a Paulding County Application for Employment and must specify the position of interest. Applicants may submit a resume to supplement the application, but resumes alone will not be accepted. Applications may be faxed to (770) 443-7558 or dropped by or mailed to the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, Human Resources Department, 240 Constitution Blvd., Dallas, GA 30132. Applications must be received by the closing date to be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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