Utah State University

Military-connected Youth Program Coordinator

City Kaysville
Posted Date 8 months ago(3/8/2021 3:28 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$11.00 per hour


The purpose of this position is to provide leadership in establishing 4-H clubs and other youth development experiences for the military-connected youth. As military families move frequently and experience the difficulties surrounding lengthy and frequent deployments, 4-H strives to provide predictable programming and a nurturing environment for military kids.


This position is dependent on a national military partnership program grant. Current funding allows for 10 hours/week. There is the potential for more hours when new grant opportunities become available. This is often through summer camp grants.


This position is based in Kaysville.


Primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Use innovative and creative strategies for recruiting youth interns, volunteers, and program participants
  • Recruit, train, mentor, and support youth and adult volunteers
  • Plan and organize youth development opportunities
  • Find and at times create lessons/curricula for youth learning
  • Maintain and document budget activities and provide monthly reports
  • Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 guidelines and regularly revise and update contingency plans as needed
  • Work to fulfill goals and objectives, evaluate program success, and produce program reports and impact sheets
  • Assist in planning and writing for new funding opportunities
  • Communicate and collaborate with program partners
  • Other program responsibilities as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Enjoy working with and serving youth and volunteers
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to effectively communicate with youth and adult audiences in person and in writing
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Computer literacy including word processing, spreadsheets, internet and E-mail
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently without direct supervision
  • Must be able and willing to work some nights and weekends
  • Willingness and ability to travel and transport teaching materials, sometimes to other counties - a personally registered car with current insurance and valid driver's license required
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check


Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of the military and/or veteran family culture.
  • Knowledge of and experience with a branch of the US Military.
  • Experience recruiting and training adult volunteers
  • Experience with event planning

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$11.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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