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We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

4-H Mentoring Program Coordinator (CSU) Part Time, .5 FTE, $18.5-19.5K

Apply Today at Colorado State University Employment Opportunities | 30-22 Extension Program Coordinator, 4-H National Mentoring Program (0.50 FTE), Jefferson County (

The Extension Program Coordinator for the National Mentoring Program (NMP) supports, facilitates, and organizes the mentoring program for 60 youth at three sites in Jefferson County. This is a grant-funded part-time (20 hours per week) position. The key responsibilities of this position include recruiting and retention of at-risk youth to participate in the 4-H National Mentoring Program; providing a community-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education programs with a caring adult mentor to serve at-risk youth populations with the goals of increasing youth social competency, family relationships and academic success. This youth mentoring program focuses on instruction in emerging technologies to learn basic life skills and ready themselves for the workforces. Additionally, it provides mentors with an opportunity for community engagement.

More position postings coming soon in Spring of 2022!

Horticulture Agent position is reviewing applications; preferred deadline has passed. (CSU) Full Time, $45-72k, Masters Required

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The Extension Agent will provide leadership and guidance in the development, delivery, and evaluation of Extension horticulture, Plant Diagnostics and Integrated Pest Management (IPM), plant pathology and food system programs. The person will have knowledge of horticulture principles, plant pathology and diagnostics, plants, trees, insects, and urban food systems. 

CSU Extension, Jefferson County has four opportunities to join our team coming in Spring 2022! Keep checking back or email to be added to the interest list so that we can email the job postings as soon as they are available.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.