Shelby County Office

810 Fair Road
Sidney, OH 45365
Phone:
937-498-7239937-498-7239
Fax:
937-498-7241

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Monday-Friday
8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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Shelby County Extension is looking for a new 4-H educator.

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Providing guidance and/or leadership for 4-H Youth Development programming targeted to local and area needs. Implement and support a comprehensive volunteer system through identification, selection, orientation, training, utilization, recognition, and evaluation of adult and youth volunteers to support local 4-H programming. Utilize appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of local community. Design, implement and teach educational programming, based on these needs, to groups and individuals comprised of adults and/or youth. Work with and/or lead committees and volunteers and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of program goals. May also convene and facilitate community coalitions focused on those needs. Work with the county junior and senior fair boards in supporting the county fair. The Educator may be required to replicate and adhere to existing programs, including STEM school enrichment programming, that meets the needs of their local community. The Educator will develop promotional material, work with and/or lead committees and volunteers, and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of the program goals. The Educator evaluates educational programs and dissemination methods, as well as utilizes existing evaluation instruments to evaluate the teaching effectiveness, program quality and results of local programs. Participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding and may be responsible for the management of the county budget. May also be responsible for securing external funds to support local programming. Participate as a member of county, multi-county, and/or state Extension teams to further the overall mission, vision and values of both Ohio State University Extension and 4-H Youth Development. Actively work to ensure a diversity among potential clientele and learners, as well as equal access to programs and facilities without regard to age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, marital status, arrest or non-program related conviction record.

County News

  1. Ohio 4-H Releases Guide for Returning to In-Person Activities

    We’re happy to share we’ve received approval from Ohio State University leadership to resume in-person 4-H club meetings and activities starting immediately (as early as today, Tuesday, June 30, 2020). This is welcome news for our 3,039 Ohio 4-H clubs across the state.
  2. The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available.
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