4-H STEM Intern

Job Description

Position: 4-H STEM Intern
Salary Range: $16.28 per hour
Location: WSU Extension Office
Employment Type: Temporary position of not more than six (6) weeks in duration with flexible work period not to commence before June 1, 2024, and concluding no later than August 31, 2024, with a maximum work week not to exceed 20 hours/week, not to exceed a maximum of 120 hours in total
First Review: April 30th, 2024

Part Time Benefits Include:
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Provides 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs in out-of-school settings., uses Microsoft Office programs, and supports 4-H events and activities. 4-H Youth Development is a “life-skills program” for school-age youth. 4-H teaches valuable skills to youth through interest-driven, hands-on activities, and community involvement. The Intern will assist with developing, strengthening and delivering youth development programs emphasizing 4-H STEM in out-of-school time settings to ensure that children and youth (ages 6-18) have the tools and opportunities that will lead to graduation from high school and preparation for entering the workforce while developing their interest in STEM. Out-of-school time settings include but are not limited to afterschool, libraries, summer programs, day camps, community partner events during the day, afterschool as well as evenings and weekends.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Service programming takes place at the WSU Extension office as well as in school, libraries, and/or community-based organizations. Programming also may include enrichment field trips in the host site community and surrounding communities. Work is most often performed in the usual office or classroom environment. Physical abilities required for this position are typically related to office operations including, manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate personal computers and other office equipment, access filing system, and have sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to forty (40) pounds.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum high school or GED graduate. Any combination of experience, education and training which would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required. Must have the ability to attend meetings, events, and workshops outside of regular work hours. Must have good communications skills in answering phones and assisting walk-in customers. Must possess computer skills, including internet use and Microsoft Office.

Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required. Job description is available on our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us where you can apply online.

Type: Intern
Pay: $16.28 per HOUR

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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