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Application deadline 03/04/19.
4-H Youth Development Extension Agent position in the Wildcat District, with primary office in Altamont, Kansas. Wildcat District has offices in Girard, Pittsburg, Altamont, Independence, and Fredonia.
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K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.
This Instructor position will provide leadership in the implementation of research-based nutrition education program to support successful families, and the systems that serve them, in Wildcat District communities.
See http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/506537/instructor-expanded-food-and-nutrition-education-program for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure.
Community Boot Camp - March 5-7th, 2019 in Independence KS
(Only 16 seats available)
How to Start a FAB LAB from Ground Zero - Create the Mindset and Maker Space to Revitalize You Rural Community
Alzheimer's Community Forum - April 3rd, 2019 in Independence KS
Learn about alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss. Share your thoughts about how we can help people in your community.
Parking Lot Bonanza
Crop Production Agent, James Coover, teaches youth from Girard Middle School about Soil at Parking Lot Bonanza! A few furry friends joined us as well.
Citizenship In Action
Wildcat District 4-H youth attended Citizenship in Action at the Capitol Building in Topeka. The purpose of the event is for Kansas youth to learn how the state legislative process works and how their voice and participation in decision-making can make a difference in their local communities. Members were able to have a formal banquet dinner with Representative Larry Hibbard and Senator Bruce Givens, sit on the house floor, hand out copies of the bills, and act as official time keepers.
Rocket Launching with Pittsburg High School