OPS Extension 4-H Program Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 15, 2022
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

OPS Time-Limited Non-Clerical

Job Description:

Program Support

  • Plan, organize, schedule and conduct a variety of program activities and events.
  • Serve in a training role for volunteer leaders by providing them with program ideas and materials.
  • Teach groups or adults and youth utilizing prepared curricula. Prepare demonstration materials to aid in the presentation of classes.
  • Prepare and distribute 4-H marketing materials and update 4-H website/social media. Attend local, district, and state activities and events in place of the 4-H Youth Development Agent when needed.
  • Help maintain existing members, volunteer, and recruit new members and volunteers making all reasonable efforts to meet Affirmative Action Compliance Standards.


  • Assist adults and youth with enrollments and event registration in 4-HOnline.
  • Enter and maintain data in 4-HOnline to track program participants, along with membership dues.
  • Update 4-H club documents and finances.
  • Update 4-H financial transactions weekly and prepare any reports required.
  • Properly maintain 4-H records, including but not limited to ES237 reports, program participation records, and group enrollments.
  • Provide monthly contact records to 4-H Youth Development Agent for state reporting requirements.


  • Assist in the planning and preparation of lessons and materials.
  • Aid in the implementation, planning and set-up various events and activities.


  • Travels according to the 4-H youth development policy.

Other Job Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned. Examples include but are not limited to supporting the Extension office as a team player by assisting in answering the telephone, distributing messages, and other general office duties as needed in order to support the mission of UF/IFAS Extension.
Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, to include accuracy; attention to detail; creative writing and ability to write correspondence, publications, and press releases as required.
  • Experience working with diverse youth and adult audiences.
  • Ability to work with and instruct youth through innovative and non-formal methods.
  • Strong organizational, time-management skills and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a positive and effective manner and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Skill in planning a variety of programs for the target audiences.
  • Knowledge of county and state policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of record management principles.
  • Knowledge of program financial management procedures.
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment, standard office computer equipment and software applications.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.
  • Ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures established by the federal, state, county, and/or grant funding sources as applicable.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in applying and interpreting department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No