Utah State University

4-H Mentoring Site Coordinator

City Utah County
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2022 5:55 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5353
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
15 hours per week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$14.00 per hour

Overview

4-H Mentoring is a program that serves youth between the ages of 9-15 that have been identified as individuals who could benefit from one-on-one mentoring services. The program works primarily with at-risk youth who often come from low-income households. Youth are matched one-to-one with a volunteer adult mentor. This position will work with youth and families in central/west Provo, UT.

 

The position is a combination of at-home and in-person work. There is local travel to our Orem office, local schools, 4-H events in Utah County, and the homes of 4-H members in the Provo area. A reliable form of transportation is necessary.

 

The hours for this position are flexible. It will be approximately 15 to 20 hours a week. Multiple events are planned and implemented by site coordinators on a monthly basis, typically during the week or Saturday morning/afternoon.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain 30 mentor/mentee matches at your designated site
  • Recruiting / Retention of volunteer adult mentors
  • Recruiting / Retention of youth and families for the program
  • Operate a weekly 4-H club for youth at the site
  • Plan and implement monthly events, such as Family Night Out and Mentor/Mentee activities
  • Attend all staff meetings and training's
  • Maintain site data (volunteers, families/youth, surveys, etc.)

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work effectively with volunteers, youth, and families
  • Basic Computer skills (Microsoft Applications, Google Drive, Gmail, Social Media)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-Starter, good follow-through
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Must have a high level of confidentiality
  • Evenings are open and/or flexible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College education
  • Mentoring experience working with children, youth, and families
  • Past experience in the 4-H Program as a youth or volunteer
  • Past experience working with nonprofits, community organizations
  • Events Planning experience
  • Bi-lingual - English/Spanish

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

$14.00 per hour

ADA

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 Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

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.

 

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.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@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 Education, Office 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

 

*updated 04/18/2022

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