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4-H Youth Development Community Education Specialist – San Diego, CA, Job ID 65147

County Location: San Diego County

Date Posted: February 21, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Community Education Specialist 2 (CES 2) position will be located in the University of California Cooperative Extension Office and will act as a valuable team member of the 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP). 4-H YDP is the largest youth-serving organization in the U.S. Our focus is to provide positive youth development to youth in our community through research-based best practices, community collaborations, and community engagement.

The CES 2 helps to coordinate and monitor the daily activities of the 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP) in San Diego County. The CES is responsible for program expansion, outreach, and recruitment in consultation with the 4-H Regional Program Coordinator and Advisor; ensures compliance with 4-H policies and procedures; facilitates conflict management and assists with conflict resolution in accordance with UC ANR policy and practices and in alignment with 4-H policy and procedures; promotes positive youth development best practices; provides leadership and training for 4-H volunteers and community partners; processes all appropriate paperwork in compliance with UC ANR procedures, is familiar with curricula and research-based practices to prepare, implement, and train others in the delivery of educational activities in a variety of content areas such as but not limited to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math), College & Career/Workforce Readiness, Healthy Living, Civic Engagement & Leadership through a Positive Youth Development (PYD) lens; provides effective written and verbal communication to 4-H staff, volunteers, youth, and community partners; leads and supports program coordination to carry out different 4-H educational programs, events, and activities. The CES reports to the 4-H Regional Program Coordinator.

Duties described in the position description and their percentages vary by county and location. Supervisor will provide percentages specific to your county.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed. 

Pay Scale: $21.89/hour to $29.12/hour 


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.  


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