Tag: Strong Communities

4-H Program Coordinator – Local Job Opportunity!

The Post Rock Extension District is enhancing our team! We are currently accepting applications for two part time 4-H Program Coordinators. Each 4-H Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the 4-H program in Mitchell and Lincoln Counties, respectively. Additionally, the professionals will contribute to extending a comprehensive positive youth development program across the extension district.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? 4-H Program Coordinators play a valuable role on our dynamic extension team. Contact your local Post Rock District office or visit www.postrock.k-state.edu for responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure. Application deadline: 2/5/2020. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

By: Nora Rhoades

Livestock Production Extension Agent – We’re Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is currently accepting applications for a Livestock Production Agent to serve the Post Rock District. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources.

While enhancing the strong tradition of agriculture, this position will extend the mission of K-State Research and Extension. The professional will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs for livestock production, including but not limited to: breed and species selection and management, nutrition, livestock facilities, animal identification, marketing, best management practices and sustainable production techniques.

See www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application deadline: 02/16/20. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.By: Nora Rhoades

Family Resource Management Extension Agent – We are Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is currently accepting applications for a Family Resource Management Agent to serve the Post Rock District. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources.

This position will extend the mission of K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences with a focus on family resource management. The professional will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programming to support successful families and the systems that serve them in communities. Programs may include but are not limited to: financial planning and management, Medicare and insurance education, consumer decision-making, lifestyle and business transition planning, entrepreneurship, and home management to promote independent living.

See www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application deadline: 02/16/20. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

By: Nora Rhoades

We’re Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is accepting applications for a District Director to serve the Post Rock District. The director will serve as the administrative leader of the district’s extension programmi and communities across Kansas.ng giving leadership to budget and fiscal operations, personnel management of local staff, and overall program development and delivery.

Additionally, the professional will have Extension Agent responsibilities, as the district’s 4-H Youth Development Agent. Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University

Offices are located in Beloit, Lincoln, Mankato, Osborne, and Smith Center, KS; primary office is negotiable. Application deadline: 11/13/19. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

Learn more about this career opportunity at https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/. Make a difference in our communities and join our passionate, purposeful, and innovative team!

By: Nora Rhoades

Youth Enrichment Offerings

Each school year, the Post Rock District team offers a variety of opportunities to collaborate with educators and community leaders. Our supplemental activities will provide hands-on learning for students and help you meet academic standards. Youth enrichment offerings are scheduled with the presenting agent on a first come, first serve basis throughout the school year. To view the 2019-2020 youth enrichment offerings contact your local Post Rock District Office or visit www.postrock.ksu.edu under 4-H Youth Development.

By: Nora Rhoades

Free Books Available for 0-5 Year Olds

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is a literacy program for children ages birth to five who are residents of a county with an active program. All counties in the Post Rock Extension District have an active program. These counties include Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith. Books received through the program are a free gift! There is no cost or obligation to your family. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation graciously provides financial support for the local programs.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a 60 volume set of books. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed, in your child’s name, directly to your home. By mailing high quality, age-appropriate books directly to a child’s home, the Dolly Parton Imagination Library encourages children and their families to be excited about books and to feel the magic that books can create. Reading is a valuable experience for young learners as it promotes positive brain development, helps a child understand the world around them, and enhances positive relationships with the caring adults they rely on.

Information about the program and steps to enroll are outlined at https://www.postrock.k-state.edu/home-family/dolly-parton/.

By: Nora Rhoades

Career Opportunity to Serve the Post Rock District as a Nutrition Educator

K-State Research and Extension is currently looking for a motivated individual to join our team! We are looking for someone to join our enthusiastic team as a Nutrition Educator. This individual will primarily serve Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith Counties in the Post Rock District as well as Phillips and Rooks Counties in the Phillips-Rooks District.

A Nutrition Educator serves to meet the Kansas Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education mission. Commonly known as SNAP-Ed, this nutrition education program is provided at no cost to Kansas families with limited resources. Our goal is to provide nutrition education and promote, implement and support initiatives for policy system and environmental changes to improve dietary quality, enhance food resource management skills, prevent obesity and increase physical activity.

We’re looking for a team member with knowledge of and experience working with limited resource families, diverse audiences and subject matter background. Written and verbal communication skills, such as confidence speaking in front of groups and facilitating meetings is important. The ideal candidate will work alongside supportive and passionate community partners and our local K-State Research and Extension team to extend quality educational experiences through direct education and promote community health in the region through public health approaches.

Learn more or apply: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/507049/nutrition-educator?fbclid=IwAR0rb62k_gBgkWkZR6qt6G41ITHISmxpH29HrcvQSptUgP2_5vy6Q7dQDZA

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

By:  Nora Rhoades