Cass County Extension Seeking Candidates to Fill Part Time Program Positions

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Cass County Extension is now acception applications to fill two part-time program coordinator positions. Applicants are welcome to apply for one position, or both, depending on  interest level and experience in each othe program areas. Overviews of each job are below. Full job descriptions, and an application are available at the bottom of the page as PDF files for download.
The Cass County Wellness Coordinator position is a part-time, permanent position that will serve as a connector and bridge builder in the county between various working groups focused on community health and wellness initiatives.  Projects that the coordinator may be involved in could include community events, infrastructure and implementation projects, food systems development, and educational programming.  This person will help build capacity for programming and serve as a resource for Cass County communities and organizations. This position is half-time, regularly scheduled for 20 hours/ week on average. 
The P2S Project Coordinator is a part-time, temporary, grant-funded employee that will lead local participation in the “PROSPERing Step-by-Step, State-by-State” (P2S) program. A key goal of the P2S project is to address opioid misuse in rural counties. It also supports the delivery of research- or evidence-based programs designed to build youth life skills, strengthen families, and increase capacity to promote behavioral and mental health. This position will provide leadership for, organize, and coordinate the work of the P2S Project Team and other related workers and/or volunteers, collaborating with local and state project staff. The position is grant funded and will terminate with the conclusion of the grant, on or about November 30 2020. The position is intended to be an approximately 25% FTE position, averaging about 10 hours per week. 
With questions on either position, or the application process, please contact Kate Olson at 712-243-1132 or email For guaranteed consideration, all applications must be recieved by 4:30 PM on Tuesday, April 30.
Wellness Coordinator Job Description

P2S Coordinatior Job Description

Wellness/P2S Job Application Form

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