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COUNTY ASSOCIATE EXTENSION AGENT (Bilingual / Part-time) - 400009275

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Cooperative Extension Service

DATE POSTED:            

August 11, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open until filled

SALARY MIN:  

$21.40/HR

SALARY MAX:

$38.53/HR

POSITION NUMBER:            

400009275

JOB TYPE:

Part-Time, 60%

 

**This is a reposting.**

***Previous applicants need not reapply.***

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Bilingual (Spanish) Associate Extension Agent will work through Cooperative Extension Community Outreach to coordinate and deliver services to Spanish-speaking families including, Latino Parent & Family Advocacy and Support Training (PFAST) and Parents as Leaders (PAL) Programs in Spanish for parents of school-age children along with other workshops and trainings for parents, families and consumers. The position requires frequent interaction and relationship building with schools and families and strong written and oral language skills in Spanish.  The position will also provide bilingual support to general Extension programming, initiatives, and outreach as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Along with the ability to deliver workshops, experience working with families, public schools, and knowledge of public school policies and processes is desired
  • Ability to collaborate with community agencies and leaders
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
  • Ability to make sound decisions in areas of responsibility 
  • Must have the ability to explain subject matter in a concise format.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires graduation from high school or equivalent combination of training and experience. Candidate must be bilingual, oral and written fluencey in English and Spanish.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh