Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County is seeking Pratt-Northam Workerships- 4-H Youth Development Positions (2)
Interested students will petition for the workerships through an application process to include interviews by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County Program Staff. Application and resume should be returned to: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County, 7395 East Road, Lowville, NY 13367 by April 16, 2021.
Each intern would learn to engage volunteers and lead 4-H members as they assist with various 4-H activities. They will help the 4-H staff in a variety of functions including the development and execution of multiple events such as horse and livestock shows, county fair, as well as program workshops and activities. This student would be a tremendous asset for 4-H at the Lewis County Fair. The student will learn to interact with and engage the public in regards to teaching about 4-H, and offer hands-on activities to the youth attending the fair. They will also have the chance to design and create content for our website and social media pages, assisting in managing messages and other posts, learning how to respond, and how to market our 4-H programming to the county. Another activity they would have a chance to lead is our 4-H in a Box, from start to finish they will design a creative project for the youth to do at home, monitor orders coming in and out, gather supplies, and deliver the final result for that month. The student could have the opportunity to develop programming based on their strengths and interests which may include hosting their own educational workshop for 4-H members, developing educational video demonstrations for the 4-H YouTube channel or creative programming of their choosing. Throughout the internship, this student will gain an appreciation and understanding of working with youth in an educational setting and its many rewards, as well as develop the skills associated with, and necessary in the education industry. Supervision and guidance will be provided by the 4-H staff.
Last updated March 18, 2021