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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


  • Oct 6
  • 8:30 AM | Blakely, GA
  • Learn basic food safety practices for preparing and serving food. You will learn about basic food safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination & allergens, time & temperature, and cleaning & sanitation. IMPORTANT: This course is designed for food service employees, and will NOT meet Georgia Department of Public Health certification requirements for food service managers.
  • Oct 7
  • 10:00 AM | Manchester, GA
  • Participants who complete this class and pass the exams will receive the egg candling certificate from the Georgia Department of Agriculture that is required for small egg producers to sell their eggs to individuals, or at a farmers market. The class will last about four hours, including one hour of classroom instruction, followed by a written examination and a hands-on candling examination. Ben Pitts, from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, will be the instructor.
  • Oct 10
  • 8:30 AM | Blakely, GA
  • Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
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Extension Publications


    • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
    • Published 9/2/2016
    • 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 9/19/2016
    • 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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    • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943)
    • Published 5/25/2016
    • The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
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