At the University of Connecticut, this class is accountable for establishing communication with neighborhood individuals and/or groups and conducting adult and/or youth educational programs for neighborhood families, groups and youths.
Works under the general supervision of a Cooperative Extension System professional or an employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Establishes effective communications between community and the service relating to program activities; identifies problem areas which require educational programs; conducts educational programs for groups of adults and/or youth providing information on full range of resources available to them; assists with counseling and training of volunteers or trainees; coordinates data for required reports; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of home economics nutrition and/or youth development and community resources utilized in family living programs; interpersonal skills; oral and written communications skills; ability to identify problems related to improving quality of family living; ability to work with groups in an educational capacity as well as with individuals in a counseling capacity; ability to assess client problems; ability to lead volunteers and trainees; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships as a member of a program team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalency and two (2) years of experience in family living programs, youth programs, or related areas involving community groups
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group SH 14 approved effective July 14, 1989. (2009 SCOPE Review)