Designing and Delivering Youth Educational programs with LatinX community partners

The goal of this internship is to introduce the intern to job expectations and skills required to be a successful Extension Agent in Youth Development and Outreach. The internship will support & expand our work with local youth 4-H programs in conjunction with local program, Casa de la Esperanza as well as the Boulder County Community Housing programs.
The intern should have a background in and working toward a degree in education, horticulture, agriculture, youth development or social science related degrees. Internship would also benefit from an individual that is bilingual and has experience working with LatinX and/or low-income youth of color. The intern may have opportunity to experience various 4-H activities occurring throughout the summer months related to livestock, natural resources, family and consumer science, horticulture or gardening, and fire recovery projects.
The primary mentor will guide and mentor the intern to plan, organize, deliver and evaluate an educational program rooted in 4-H methodology and positive youth development to LatinX and underserved youth audiences throughout the summer. The program may consist of a variety of topics and activities including but not limited to Horticulture/ Gardening, STEAM, Community Health, & Livestock, Disaster Recovery. Instruction is intended to be onsite but may be modified based on current local guidance throughout the internship. Intern will be responsible for delivery of current curriculum, as well as development of, if possible, a dual language curriculum kit.

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