The Bilingual Juntos 4-H Coordinator is a member of the Outagamie County Extension team as a part of the Positive Youth Development Institute. The Juntos 4-H Coordinator will work directly with and will report directly to the Positive Youth Development Educator to provide programming.
The coordinator will be trained in the Juntos Program including core components of Juntos 4-H which include family engagement, 4-H clubs and summer programming. Coordinator will work with identified middle schools and community partners to promote family involvement and focus on academic success, career exploration and college readiness activities of youth participants. This project will provide the culturally responsive, high quality community-based Juntos Program to a cohort of Latinx students in 8th-12th grade. Programs will include family engagement and support, and will assist youth in achieving academic success with an emphasis on going on to post-secondary education. During the summer, Juntos 4-H participants will engage in experiential learning as well as workplace and campus visit experiences. An emphasis will be placed on building relationships between middle-school students and high school/undergraduate student mentors, academic advisors, career counselors, and business and community leaders. Major responsibilities include recruitment of students, organizing and implementing the academic year program, implementing 4-H clubs, and maintaining contact with students and families throughout the academic year with bilingual family engagement workshops and events.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Delivers and assists with planning outreach program activities, strengthens partnerships, ensures adherence to policy, and assists with program administration to promote stable and productive relationships between the university and local community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences. May assist with tracking and managing the outreach program budget.
10% Identifies, promotes, and maintains external partnerships to support the outreach program
10% Schedules and secures resources and communicates logistics in support of an outreach program
50% Delivers outreach program content and materials to community members
15% Researches, develops, and facilitates outreach program content and materials
10% Develops and evaluates curriculum and programs and provides recommendations for improvement
5% May assist with the monitoring of outreach program budget spending
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Required: 1. Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish (ability to read, write and speak). 2. Experience working effectively as a team member using interpersonal and written communication skills with tact and diplomacy by presenting educational content in large groups and individual settings. 3. Experience with self-direction and follow-through in developing, organizing, planning and implementing programs/activities and maintaining attention to detail, as well as confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
Preferred: 1. College coursework in child/youth development and/or equivalent experience. 2. Experience with 4-H youth development. Working with a non-profit advisory board, recruiting and working with volunteers. 3. Effective verbal communication skills. 4. Experience in educational outreach and access, student aid including FAFSA, scholarships, and loan information. 5. Possess familiarity with and/or interest in community engagement. 6. Academic success strategies (study skills, time management, note/test taking, etc.). 7. Knowledge of barriers to post-secondary education. 8. Experience working with limited income/first generation college bound students. 9. Bi-cultural experience (relating to more than one distinct culture) with demonstrated experience working with individuals from varying cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds (specifically Latinx student and families). 10. Local or regional experience with the Fox Cities including Outagamie County.
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 13 month appointment. This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Minimum $20.48 HOURLY Depending on Qualifications
How to Apply:
We are eager to learn more about how your experience and passion may align with this position. Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience and a resume detailing your educational and professional background. Please keep in mind, applicants need to articulate all required qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume. Applicants who have preferred qualifications should share those too in the cover letter and/or resume. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance to preliminary interviews.
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