Summer Internship Program: Buckingham County - Position 2 (4-H)

Buckingham County

Primary Program Area Focus: 4-H  

1.     Describe your plans for this internship.  (i.e. What specifically will the intern be doing?)

 

This intern will focus primarily on 4-H youth development during summer day camps and Jr. 4-H Camp. He/She will assist the 4-H Agent and 4-H Program Technician in planning and executing camps, securing needed paperwork from parents, and compiling evaluation data.

June

  • VCE orientation; training
  • Work with 4-H Agent in preparing for and conducting 4-H Camp and Cloverbud Camps

July

  • Work with 4-H Program Technician in preparing for and conducting 4-H Day Camps and Workshops
  • Complete intern evaluation

2.     Describe the knowledge / skills you expect the intern to gain from this experience.

The Intern will gain the following knowledge/skills:

  • The importance of proper record keeping
  • 4-H program planning, delivery, and evaluation
  • How to manage time effectively

3.      How will the intern learn about the breadth of VCE and our various program areas?

Through working in a very busy Extension Unit, the Intern will be immersed in 4-H programming.  He/she will work with youth in camp settings and interact with their parents/guardians on the phone and in person.  Through everyday activity, answering phones, and greeting walk-in clients, the VCE summer intern will gain a good understanding of Extension summer programming at the local level.