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Program Assistant

Calhoun County Cooperative Extension

Immediate opening. This is a two-year CDC Grant Funded position.

Will work with the project leadership team and Calhoun County Coordinator, to conduct needs assessments, collaborate with

community stakeholders, deliver programming, and facilitate the evaluation of progress toward program goals.

Major responsibilities include partnering with community agencies to successfully disseminate the program; documenting and tracking program participation and feedback; coordinating with the project leadership team to schedule data collection with participants; recruiting, engaging, and retaining participants in the project.

Applicant must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and transportation for travel within the county and to out of county Grant events within the state.

$23,500 year (or $ 11.2548 hour) excellent fringe benefits.

Interested candidates should submit application/resume online only at: www.hr.uga.edu, select Staff Openings and

Posting Position # 20161897

Applications accepted for this position : September 19-October 5, 2016

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED

TO A DIVERSE WORK FORCE”

 


Upcoming Events


  • May 2-May 11
  • 9:00 AM | Perry, GA
  • The Journeyman Farmer Program offers comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program involves three steps: AgAware or Small Farm Business Training, Small Fruit and Vegetable Production or Small Ruminant Production, and Hands-On internship/mentorship. This is the second part of the training offered in Houston County and is open to all. Those who wish to apply for the Hands-On component must complete steps 1 and 2. The classes will be held in the Houston County Extension office on May 2, 4, 9, 11 from 9am-3pm each day.
  • May 4
  • 10:00 AM | Albany, GA
  • “Cooking for a Lifetime” Cancer Prevention Cooking School May 4, 2017 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Dougherty County Extension Office, 125 Pine Avenue, Albany, Ga Come learn about the prevalent forms of cancer for our area and the role your diet plays in preventing cancer! Taste testing and recipe books! **FREE to the public** PRESENTERS: Suzanne R. Williams, Dougherty County /University of Georgia - Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Athena King, American Cancer Society, Client Navigator You must pre-register by calling 229-436-7216
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Extension Publications


    • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
    • Published 3/28/2017
    • Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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    • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
    • Published 3/27/2017
    • This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
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    • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931)
    • Published 6/22/2016
    • Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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