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Temp EYFP Program Assistant - Yancey/Mitchell County

NC State University
Raleigh, NC
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NC 4-H EYFP focuses on opioid prevention education for youth ages 10-14 and their caregivers in rural North Carolina. The NC 4-H Empowering Youth and Families Program is comprised of 4 core elements which provide intensive relationship and communication education for families with a focus on providing research-based information about the impact and statistics related to opioid misuse specifically to help youth and families make informed healthy decisions. The 4 core elements include the Powerful Families Powerful Communities Curriculum using the resilience factors identified in the research literature related to adverse childhood experiences; a family weekend Confluence during which families and their county Cooperative Extension educators work together to learn action planning and develop a plan for delivery of a focused opioid prevention event in their respective communities; and the community-based opioid prevention event which is planned and implemented by families in partnership with their Cooperative Extension educators and other community-based organizations. For more information visit the website at

The EYFP PA will:

  • Direct day-to-day county-based grant project activities.
  • Market and recruit EYFP Powerful Communities participants.
  • Provide instruction as a member of the EYFP County Team using multiple curricula and at program-related events.
  • Work with county staff and local partners to build a network locally around EYFP.
  • Work with the state team to collect county EYFP data.

This is a grant funded position. Therefore the position is coded as a temp position. According to NCSU policy, this individual is required to take a 32 consecutive day leave from this position each year. Time of leave will be sometime in the summer of each year. Health Insurance is allowed as a fringe benefit with this position.
  • Looking for an individual who has a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a contributing member of a team
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability and experience to plan, manage, organize and implement educational activities with youth and adult audiences

Forty hours a week. This can be during work days. Nights and some weekends will be required. The EYFP Assistant will recruit participants, prepare for and implement EYFP, network with partners, and market the EYFP. This person will participate in the confluence weekend as well as assist cohorts in the creation and implementation of required community events.

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NC 4-H Youth Development

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Temp EYFP Program Assistant - Yancey/Mitchell County

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20/hrs per week

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Minimum Experience/Education:

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience with non formal education program delivery, management, and instruction

Department Required Skills:

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a contributing member of a team
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and experience to plan, manage, organize and implement educational activities with youth and adult audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to operated standard office equipment including multi-line phone, computer, printer, and fax

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  • n/a

Required License or Certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License

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