Summer Internship Program: Fluvanna County

Fluvanna County

Primary Program Area Focus: 4-H

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

4-H Day Programs- Assist agent with planning and executing summer enrichment programs for youth to include science, technology, engineering, and math, as well as animal science programs.

4-H Camp- Assist with teen leader trainings, supervise development of courses to be taught by teen leaders, communicate with adult and teen volunteers as needed in preparation for camp, assist with arrival and departure procedures for week long residential camp.  Attending 4-H Camp is not required for this internship.

4-H Club Involvement- Initiate and maintain contact with club leaders to identify curriculum needs.

4-H Agricultural Programming- Assist in the planning and implementation of youth and family programs for the public at the Fluvanna County Fair.

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

  • Awareness of VCE program areas and corresponding educational events
  • Use of the extension programming model
  • How to conduct needs Assessment
  • 4-H Camp preparation, to include training ,forms, policies and procedures
  • ANR and 4-H procedures and responsibilities

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

The successful applicant will learn about VCE by job shadowing the 4-H Agent, ANR Program Associate and Family Nutrition Program Assistant in Fluvanna, and by meeting and working with Agriculture and Natural Resources and Family and Consumer Science agents from around our Planning District.  Development of an interdisciplinary program by the intern will be encouraged.