Marion County 4-H Youth Development
2023 Student Intern Position Description
Resume and Cover Letter is due December 12th at 5:00pm to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter & Spring Term Internship: January 9 – June 16, 2023
This temporary student intern position will work with the local 4-H Youth Development Program that serves Marion County. OSU
Extension programs are aligned towards a common vision of lifelong health and well-being. Programs extend the knowledge and
research of OSU throughout Oregon.
Time Commitment: Part Time 0.5FTE or 20 hours a week. 4-H youth development programming happens weekly at the OSU
Extension Office (Salem), nearby schools, and community sites. This position may require some after-school, evening, and
weekend availability to meet programming needs. There is flexibility in this position to accommodate your current class schedule
with some opportunities to work remotely as needed.
• This temporary student intern position will deliver approved 4-H Youth Development educational programming and
curriculum, assist with events on a wide range of topics including: Junior Master Gardeners, Outdoor Explorers, and Farm to
School. Prepare and assemble materials and supplies for classes. Conduct community outreach at fairs and community
events. Arrange daily schedule of events and related logistics. Set up and clean up for events. Distribute outreach and
promotional materials i.e. flyers, emails, social media. Recruit participants for programs.
• Student interns often work in the community and receive regular or daily supervision. Student interns have regular contact
with the public, in person, and by telephone or email, to promote awareness of interest in a program. There is regular
communication in person, by telephone and email with participants, potential participants, and community partners to
deliver educational programs. Student interns work collaboratively with all employees, students, and volunteers. A common
work area will be provided for office work.
• Pay rate of $13.75 – $15 for 20/hrs. a week
• Exceptional professional development opportunities and mentorship from OSU Extension Faculty and Staff
• Involvement with OSU and 4-H at a county, regional, and state level
• Receive resources such as ongoing support from your county and state OSU Extension staff
• A Criminal History Check will be required for access to minors.
• Must be able to lift 30lbs, walk on uneven ground, and have reliable transportation.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with youth 5-19 years of age
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with other professionals and volunteers.
• General knowledge of computers, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and email.
• Demonstrated experience working with diverse population and the ability to bridge cultural differences. A demonstrable
commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Preferred Qualification: Current student with a GPA of 3.45 and an interest in youth development, public health, environmental
science, psychology, or horticulture encouraged to apply
National 4-H Program: https://4-h.org | Oregon 4-H Program https://extension.oregonstate.edu/4h
Marion County 4-H Program and OSU Extension: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/4h/marion @Marion4HOregon For questions, please contact us at email@example.com (OR) 503-373-3751
Kelly Noack, 4-H Youth Development Professional Faculty, Marion 4-H Outreach Coordinator
OSU Extension Service, Marion County 1320 Capitol St. NE, Suite 110, Salem, OR, 97301