Summer 4-H Program Intern

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Position is responsible for working with County Youth Coordinators to facilitate in-person programming to youth with partner organizations throughout Madison County. Intern will develop lesson plans utilizing research-based curriculum provided by Extension. This individual will be responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating lessons to the youth, as well as documenting and reporting youth participation. Intern will be expected to help with Madison County Fair as needed. Must be reliable, detail-orientated, self-motivated and work well with youth. 


•    Create detailed lesson plans utilizing research-based curricula
•    Organize supplies and equipment for programs as scheduled by County Youth Coordinator
•    Communicate with host-site coordinator as needed via email
•    Deliver programming virtually with the potential to deliver face to face 
•    Chaperones youth on field trips, day camps and conference/retreats
•    Prepare for county fair by processing entries and organizing materials
•    Assist with daily county fair events during the Madison County Fair, July 17-21


•    Enjoy building positive relationships with youth and adult clients
•    Comfortable speaking and presenting publicly to groups
•    Able to work independently or on a team
•    Reliable transportation 
•    Possess computer skills 
•    Maintain a close working relationship with staff, volunteers, and partners
•    Well organized and capable of managing duties and schedules
•    Available during the entire Madison County Fair with the ability to work long hours
•    Able to lift 40 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

•    One year of college completed
•    Enjoy building positive relationships with youth and adult clients
•    Comfortable speaking and presenting publicly to groups


Additional Information

If interested in applying, send your resume to Nicole Navin at by March 4th.

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