Maryland 4-H Mission

The Maryland 4-H Youth Development Program provides a supportive and inclusive setting for all youth to reach their fullest potential in a diverse society. Youth learn beneficial and cognitive life skills through community-focused, research-based experiential education programs.

Our Vision

Maryland 4-H aspires to be a recognized leading youth development program that inspires youth and adults to learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.

Opportunities for all

We build our work teams with the same mission and vision. We wish to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs, and activities, and admissions.

Career Opportunities

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    4-H Youth Development Educator - Frederick & Queen Anne's Counties

    The Extension Educator (Agent) is responsible for organizing, developing, implementing and evaluating educational programs for youth, families and communities, working through volunteers and youth development agencies to provide experiential learning opportunities for youth, leading to the development of life skills for youth. The educator is also responsible for developing an active, ongoing recruitment campaign to involve new volunteers and youth. As a tenure track faculty member, the Educator will be responsible for providing leadership to develop focused youth development programs in cooperation with colleagues in the assigned Cluster. The faculty member will be on track for tenure and promotion to a higher rank following University policy and UME tenure guidelines within a timeframe defined.

    This position reports directly to the Maryland 4-H Program Leader and Area Extension Director.

    To find out more or to apply, click on this card. 

    Best consideration date: 10/28/2022

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    4-H Youth Development Educator - Montgomery County

    The Maryland 4-H Youth Development Program provides a supportive setting for youth to reach their fullest potential. Children learn beneficial cognitive and life skills through community-focused, research-based, experiential educational programs. High-quality science, civic engagement, and healthy living programs are delivered through clubs, after-school and school programs, camps, fairs, and other community partners. Youth development professionals and volunteers support youth thriving through nurturing sparks, promoting high-quality experiences, and cultivating positive community relationships.
     

    To find out more or to apply, click on this card. 

    Best consideration date: 10/28/2022