University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern in St. Paul, Minnesota

Title: 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern Capacity/Program Area: Youth Development Application Deadline: Open until filled, preference given to candidates who apply by January 4th. Assignment Location: County Extension Offices throughout the state. Interview Date: Interviews will be held between January 22-25, 2019 via WebEx. LOCATION OF POSITION 4-H Summer Intern positions are located throughout the state and each one is assigned to a county office location. Each intern s assigned projects will generally be managed in the area surrounding the office location. Much of the intern s work may take place away from the office location. DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES These positions are designed to provide hands-on experience for the intern and at the same time provide Extension Educators and/or County 4-H Program Coordinators with extra needed help during the busy summer season. 4-H Summer Intern positions are contingent on local funding and will vary from 8 to 13 weeks in length. Many positions will begin in early June. Some positions will start at less than full-time and need to flex to full-time during peak periods such as during assigned events or local fairs. An intern will be assigned a project or focus depending on the local need. Some interns may focus on more than one type of project. A sampling of possible project assignments includes and is not limited to: Assisting with day and/or resident camps Assisting with coordinating county and/or State Fair programs, activities and events Assisting regional extension educators and 4-H program coordinators with State Fair registration and planning meetings Working with other summer 4-H programs and activities coordinated through a regional center Assisting with youth leaders Assisting with 4-H membership recruitment Assisting with implementing strategies for reaching new audiences or enhancing current programs Working with community education programs Assisting with media relations Following University of Minnesota Safety of Minors policy, candidates must be at least 19 years old by the start date. As primary staff member at events, the intern would be 2 years older than the oldest participant. If necessary to drive for the designated county, intern must be 19 years old. To be qualified to chaperone an overnight event, the intern must be 21 years old. Requirements may vary by county. For current 4-H members who are selected as interns, must have a willingness to forgo opportunities as a 4-H member that conflict with the responsibilities as an intern. APPOINTMENT INFORMATION 1. The 4-H summer intern position is temporary and contingent on local funding. Complete information about the exact number and locations of internships is available by accessing the link under the To Apply section. 2. Each intern will report to an Extension Educator (EE) and/or 4-H Program Coordinator. That person will oversee the intern s work and schedule. 3. Reimbursement for travel expenses is available. (Must provide own means for traveling throughout the assigned area). 4. Wage rate is $12.00 per hour. Payroll is processed each pay period according to submitted time cards. 5. Each hire is contingent on a State Criminal Background check clearance (or other checks as appropriate). HOW TO APPLY Job ID 327743 Non-U of M Students Job ID 327754 U of M Students All applicants must apply online. Go to Look for the appropriate position under the Center for Youth Development tab. Or apply at U of M Students apply under the Students tab while non-U of M students apply under the External Faculty and Staff Applicants tab. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. After you submit your ap