Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 3553543
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood

4-H AmeriCorps Volunteers, Clark County - Positive Youth Development Instructor - 4-H Grows Here Project & Community Development

Extension, Southern Clark - University of Nevada, Reno

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Job Description

The Clark County AmeriCorps 4-H Grows Here Project is posting for service positions.

4-H Positive Youth Development Instructor AmeriCorps Members will facilitate 4-H workshops at community centers, libraries, schools and other locations to deliver 4-H curriculum and lessons. They will also develop community relationships to lead to the creation of 4-H clubs sparking youth's interest in areas of STEM, civic engagement and healthy living. Members will build the infrastructure within the clubs by recruiting volunteers within the surrounding community who will eventually serve as club leaders.

Who Can Join:

Adults 18 years old and above with a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be a citizen, national or resident of the United States.

Service hour commitment:

This position requires 900 hours of service (approximately 20 hours weekly) over a 10-month period.

Living allowance: $7,676

Educational award upon completion of service $3,247.50

Service Period

The service period is November 01, 2021 to August 26, 2022


Please contact Anel Rojas, AmeriCorps 4-H Program Coordinator, at or 702-940-5438


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Please do not apply to this posting. Applications are being collected though the following link.

Click on "Register to create a new member account." Complete the requested profile information and once you create an account, log in to the "My Americorps Portal" and complete a general application. Search listings for the "Positive Youth Development Instructor position and click "apply now."

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

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