Skip Navigation

AmeriCorps VISTA Position: UNH Cooperative Extension, Sullivan County

Posted 2014-01-23
At a Glance –

UNH Cooperative Extension
24 Main St
Newport, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Job (Full-Time)

Job Location:
24 Main St, Newport, NH

AmeriCorps VISTA

Job Description

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) Sullivan County 4-H Office is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA to serve as the Sullivan County Program Coordinator for the coming year. Sullivan County 4-H Youth Development is dedicated to providing at-risk youth and their families with engaging programs and activities within the 4-H Club system and through the 4-H LIFE Program for incarcerated parents and their children.

The VISTA member will learn about the 4-H Youth Development program and its volunteer recruitment, selection, and training process. The VISTA will reach out to vulnerable youth and their families to help them learn about the benefits of NH 4-H programs. In addition, they will work with the 4-H LIFE program to engage incarcerated parents and their children in Cooperative Extension programming. The VISTA will increase public awareness and enrollment in NH 4-H programs for at-risk youth and families living in poverty. They will build outreach systems to recruit new 4-H volunteers and connect at-risk youth to existing 4-H Clubs as well as encouraging the development of new clubs.

Through collaboration with other UNHCE staff, 4-H Club Leaders, and community partners - the VISTA will be able to plan, conduct, and evaluate programs that focus on the 4-H mission mandates and provide engaging programs for youth. The 4-H mission mandates include Healthy Living, Science and Citizenship.

Applications are being accepted until March 1, 2014 for an anticipated start date March 2014. The AmeriCorps VISTA member would receive a gross salary of approximately $983.00 per month. Following the completion of the year of service they would receive either an Education Award of $5,500 or an End of Service cash stipend of $1,500.

Additional benefits and details can be found at the links below.
Apply Now!
Follow the link to learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA!

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job


Renee Perreault
603-669-9725 ext 241

Company Description

UNH's Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County

Academic and Career Advising offers no guarantees about any position posted through this web site and is not responsible for any aspect of resulting employment. Listings on this page do not constitute Keene State College endorsement or affiliation. Students are responsible for gathering all necessary information about the position and the employer.

About JobWISE

Local, regional, and national companies and organizations as well as private families wish to recruit you for various openings. These range from part-time positions for pay while you are in school; summer jobs for either experience or pay; internships related to your field of study (paid and unpaid; as well as career opportunities when you are ready to graduate.

Contact Academic and Career Advising

Academic and Career Advising Office
Elliot Center
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435