Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences- Ballard County


The Extension Agent will develop, implement, and evaluate a plan for work based on locally identified needs which will lead to improved quality of living for families and individuals.  Will plan and implement educational programs which focus on 1) making healthy choices, 2) nurturing families, 3) embracing life as you age, 4) securing financial stability, 5) promoting healthy homes and communities, 6) accessing nutritious food , and 7) empowering community leaders.  Will develop expertise and serve as a resource in family and consumer sciences programming areas including:  food and nutrition, family resource management, human development, and family relations, health, safety. and wellness, leadership development, clothing and textiles, housing and the environment, home based and micro business.  Will implement educational programs which strengthen families and individuals.  Will develop and implement leadership programs such as Kentucky Extension Homemakers resulting in the development of personal and organizational leadership skills.   This position will serve all clientele ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in Extension programs regardless of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.


Full Time Position, Monday - Friday (8am- 5pm) with evenings and weekends as needed.  Most weeks will exceed 40 hours.

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University of Kentucky

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Salary: $0 - $0 /Per Hour Publish date: 07 Nov 2019

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