Program Assistant Part-Time

Recruitment #1803-PGATPTGU99-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • A Bachelor’s degree and professional experience are highly desirable.
  • Be Experienced working with youth ages 8-18.
  • Be Familiar with 4-H or other positive youth development program.
  • Have a flexible schedule and willing to work the occasional night/weekend.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background screening.
  • Be an effective written and verbal communicator.
  • Feel comfortable presenting in front of small and large groups.
  • Be able to establish solid partnerships and find innovative ways to attract new audiences.
  • Bilingual ability (English/Spanish) is desirable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be 18 years of age or older; and

Must successfully pass background screening; and

Two years of college education completed in education, science, or related field.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred; and   

One year working with youth ages 8-12; and

A  valid Florida Driver's License and use of reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift 35 lbs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in in-service education for the purpose of acquainting employee with the County 4-H Program and to give instruction in the subject matter area of home water conservation and 4-H Program responsibilities.
  • Prepare educational resources for youth in program.
  • Assists in the recruitment of sites and enrollment of youth in summer day camps and after school programs, community fairs, etc.
  • Teach youth ages 8-18 home water conservation.  Will use a variety of teaching techniques (videos, interactive posters, games, experiments, workbooks, creative dramatics, slide shows, etc.).
  • Responsible for set-up and clean-up daily.
  • Must be on time for programs with children.
  • Accept and promote the Affirmative Action Plan of Hillsborough County and the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Complete reports and pre/post tests as required.
  • As, required, other specific responsibilities may be assigned to this position

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work with and supervise youth ages 8-18 years of age.
  • Ability to teach children in an informal setting.
  • Willingness to take and give directions.
  • Must be willing to work with youth and adults regardless of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations