Extension Program Assistance/Associate - 4-H

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Position Number:


Position Type:

NC Cooperative Extension

Job City & State:

Hendersonville, NC

Department :

NC Cooperative Extension

Working Title:

Extension Program Assistance/Associate - 4-H


12 Month Recurring

Job Type:

Full-Time - Permanent



Essential Job Duties:

North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, Cooperative Extension field faculty deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens
Henderson County is located in western North Carolina. For more information about Henderson County, visit the county website at https://www.hendersoncountync.gov

Other Work/Responsibilities:

The Extension Program Assistant/Associate receives direct supervision from the County Extension Director with input from the 4-H agent.
Travel within the county is required; district and state travel is required occasionally

Identify if the Position is Mandatory / Essential / Key:

Not Applicable

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5 business hours, with occasional flex hours to attend night and/or weekend events to support the Henderson County 4-H Program.

Minimum Experience/Education:

The minimum requirement for employment with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension (NCCE) is a high-school diploma or equivalent. Advanced training in related fields is preferred.

Department Required Skills:

The Extension Program Assistant/Associate must have the ability to plan, organize, and w
ork with adult volunteer leaders. They must have the ability to relate to and understand youth. They must have an interest in and understanding of the needs, problems, and attitudes of youth and adults.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Experience working with persons of diverse backgrounds and/or with the development, training, and recruitment of volunteers is preferred.
They should possess the ability to work creatively with persons of diverse backgrounds. Applicant should be able to express comments and opinions clearly and concisely in oral and/or written form, as well as the ability to communicate and develop effective working relationships with youth and adults, the general community, and staff.

The position often requires lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 30 pounds frequently. The job also requires sustained periods of standing and sitting and occasional periods of kneeling, stooping and reaching. The job occasionally requires exposure to extreme heat and humidity and exposure to the sun. The person must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. The job requires appropriate visual acuity with or without correction and possess dexterity to perform the normal duties of the job.

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Physical Required?:


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Job No:
Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time