4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Intermediate Job Interview Positions

Critter Craze Ranch

Position: Petting Zoo Assistant

Position Overview

Critter Craze Ranch is seeking a part-time employee to work on the weekends at their mobile petting zoo. The assistant will travel with the manager throughout the local area to visit various fairs, schools, carnivals, non-profit events and other similar venues. Animals in the petting zoo include rabbits, chickens, pygmy goats, miniature horses, and small sheep. The assistant will be responsible for handling animals under the supervision of the manager, keeping the pens clean, interacting with the general public, and answering questions about the animals. Applicants will also need to ensure that good bio-security practices are followed by posting handwashing signs and asking guests to wash their hands prior to and after petting the animals to mitigate the spread of diseases. Applicants should have experience or an interest in working with animals.

Essential Job Functions

  • Handling animals
  • Interacting with the general public
  • Answering customer questions
  • Keeping the mobile pens clean
  • Ensuring that good bio-security practices are followed

Other Specific Skills

  • Self-responsibility
  • Good public speaking and communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about animals
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about good bio-security practices

 

Eligibility: 4-H Intermediate category

Bring: Cover letter and résumé for this position

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Community Star Newspaper

Position: Freelance Reporter

Position Overview

Community Star Newspaper is looking for an active youth to report stories to the weekly newspaper. These stories are produced at the reporter’s leisure and should focus on community, youth activities, and youth organizations within the local area. General duties include gathering information, making observations, capturing photos, writing articles and submitting news stories to the editor. The reporter will also be responsible for notifying the editor of any upcoming stories and submitting their articles on time. Articles should primarily focus on local youth events and activities but may also relate to state, national and international topics on current events surrounding youth.

Essential Job Functions

  • Observe activities in the community
  • Concisely compose articles on youth events and activities
  • Appropriately edit articles prior to submission
  • Submit articles to the newspaper editor on time
  • Build relationships with youth organizations and community members

Other Necessary Skills

  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Self-Discipline
  • Resourceful
  • Creative

 

Eligibility: 4-H Intermediate category

Bring: Cover letter and résumé for this position

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Magnificent Media

Position: Media Setup Assistant

Position Overview

Magnificent Media is looking for a part-time media set-up assistant to set up and operate general media equipment for special events and meetings. The assistant will also be required to maintain accurate inventory records for all media used. Records should include the date the media was purchased, the date the equipment was used, the name of the event where the equipment was used, and the date the equipment was returned to the office. This position requires the applicant to work on the weekends for no more than four hours a day, one day per week. The media assistant will also need to provide courteous and helpful support to event organizers.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of a wide variety of media equipment including computers, video conferencing equipment, sound systems, projectors, etc. or a willingness to learn. The ideal candidate will also be able to troubleshoot problems, should they arise, and work to find a solution to the problem.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist in setting up equipment at various events
  • Operate media equipment
  • Maintain accurate inventory records for equipment
  • Help with basic troubleshooting of equipment
  • Provide courteous and helpful service to event organizers

Other Necessary Skills

  • Communication
  • Problem-Solving
  • Record-Keeping
  • Decision Making
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about various media equipment

 

Eligibility: 4-H Intermediate category

Bring: Cover letter and résumé for this position

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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