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K-State Seeks Douglas County 4H Youth Development Extension Agent

January 28, 2022

Position Title                                                                                                                         
Meadowlark District 4H Youth Development Extension Agent

Position Summary      

Douglas County is located along Interstate 70, between Topeka and Kansas City. The diversified urban, suburban, and rural population is over 118,000. There are three universities in the county: University of Kansas, Baker University, and Haskell Indian Nations University. There are four incorporated cities in Douglas County, with Lawrence, the largest, having a population of 98,000. Other cities include Baldwin City, Eudora, and Lecompton. Douglas County is a multiagent county with five agents and seven support staff.
Douglas County has 10 community 4-H Clubs with over 250 youth enrolled. There is also extensive youth development outreach with school districts and various partner agencies. Douglas County 4-H enjoys new, world-class facilities on the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board.
This position will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive 4-H youth development program for school-aged youth in cooperation with local residents and extension colleagues. The primary focus of this position is youth development, adult volunteer development, youth education program development, expanding partnerships, and participation and membership growth. Programming will include but is not limited to: supporting community clubs, youth livestock programming, out-of-school programs, school enrichment, volunteer management, and outreach to create new program opportunities with existing and new community partners.
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