The Extension Program Assistant will work to support the PROSPER project in Anderson and Scott counties under the direction of the FCS Extension Agent and County Director. This full-time, grant-funded position will assist with grant activities aim at implementing and evaluating a community-based substance abuse prevention strategy. Continuation of this position is dependent upon grant funding and satisfactory work performance.
Provide leadership for grant activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion or veteran status.
Complete any required training for this position.
Assist with program implementation activities throughout the county.
Work cooperatively with all county Extension staff for the implementation of grant activities, including planning, coordination of activities, and training/teaching.
Assisting the agent in planning and conducting training.
Assist in promoting PROSPER activities to local organizations and community sites.
Assist in needs assessment, enrollment and reports, and preparing program materials.
Complete timesheets and travel records per University policy.
Assist with other duties as assigned related to tasks for the PROSPER project.
Internal Number: 211539
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The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.