We’re Hiring a 4-H Tech Wizards Mentor Coordinator

Position Summary:

4-H Tech Wizards Mentor Coordinator is a grant-funded position through February 2020 with the opportunity for renewal. The Project Coordinator will work with a team of educators to coordinate mentoring activities in an afterschool environment. The primary duties of the 4-H Tech Wizards Mentor Coordinator are to assess and monitor individuals in an adult-youth mentoring relationship, facilitate the timely reporting requirements of the grant, and coordinate weekly meeting sessions. The person will work cooperatively to develop marketing materials (flyers, social media, web) for educational events and communicate with community partners.

The Project Coordinator must be able to communicate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds and have strong organizational skills. The Coordinator has a flexible schedule but must be available to meet position responsibilities primarily in the afternoons, evenings, and some weekends. All training needed for the position will be provided.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process visit the Jobs@UW website listing. 

You will be asked to include a detailed resume and a cover letter detailing how your experience relates to the job duties. Applications accepted until August 15th at 11:55 PM.

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

  • No degree required
  • Working knowledge of general computer applications, internet, and social media use. Demonstrated organization skills.
  • Experience working with young people.
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.
  • Access to reliable transportation for daily travel.
  • Additional knowledge, skills and abilities desired:
  • Volunteer or paid experience working with youth in non-formal educational environments. Ability to communicate and promote program details orally and in writing.
  • Experience with recruiting adults to mentor young people.

Principal duties:

  • Collaborate and coordinate with the 4-H Youth Development Staff, community partners, parents and 4-H youth in planning and implementing the program. (50%)
  • Use a variety of platforms to market educational events. (15%)
  • Monitor, document, and report the effectiveness of program activities, including youth and adult participation numbers. (25%)
  • Regularly contact mentors to provide support. (10%)
  • Other Required Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Understanding of cultural issues and dynamics in diverse ethnic communities.
    • Build and maintain trust-based relationships in support of cooperative and respectful work environments.
    • Be responsive to evolving position and organizational needs; perform additional duties, as needed. Make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions; however, work-related mileage will be reimbursed.
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